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Public Lecture by Jonathon Porritt CBE

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The University of Winchester’s Centre for Responsible Management is hosting a Public Lecture by Jonathon Porritt CBE, entitled Hope and Despair in the Foothills of the Anthropocene. This is part of their 'Responsible Business – Leading the Way' 2017 Series. This is on Wednesday 29th March, at West Downs Campus, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5HT from 6pm.


Jonathon Porritt CBE is a leading commentator on sustainable development and co-founder of the Forum for the Future. He will be sharing his many decades of experience of being a pioneer in the Green movement. He is an authoritative and charismatic speaker who will amaze, shock and inspire you on the topic of the ‘anthropocene’ – the current geological age, viewed by many scientists as the period during which human activity has been the dominant influence on climate and the environment.


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contact: Georgina.Place@winchester.ac.uk where: West Downs Campus, University of Winchester, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5HT. when: 29/03/2017 at 6:00 pm to 29/03/2017 at 9:00 pm

Conservation Volunteering in Bishop's Waltham

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Hampshire County Council Countryside Service are setting up monthly conservation volunteer session on their countryside sites around Bishops Waltham to improve habitats and help make them enjoyable places for people to visit.

They are looking for volunteers to join them for conservation activities such as scrub clearance, fencing, path clearance and wildlife surveys. Tools and gloves will be provided.

On Thursday 30th March they will be at Dundrige Nature Reserve from 10.30am till 3.30pm.  Meet at the site entrance on Dundrige Lane,Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 1GD at 10.30am.

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contact: centralcountrysidesites@hants.gov.uk where: Dundrige Lane,Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 1GD. when: 30/03/2017 at 10:30 am to 30/03/2017 at 3:30 pm

Surfers Against Sewage beach clean - Weston Shore, Southampton

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2016 was the biggest year for Surfers Against Sewage beach cleans with 946 beach cleans taking place across the UK, mobilising 19,500 volunteers and removing 64 tonnes of marine litter from our coastline. They couldn’t have been able to achieve these successes without the help, support and passion of volunteers!

Sadly, after a winter of storms, our beaches need us again which is why they are organising a beach clean on Weston Shore in Southampton on Sunday 2nd April between 11am and 1pm.

Weston Shore needs your helping hands on Sunday 2nd April. Join SAS and your local community for a Big Spring Beach Clean from 11am-1pm as part of their biggest Big Spring Beach Clean ever!

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contact: https://www.sas.org.uk/contact/ where: Weston Shore, Southampton, Hampshire when: 02/04/2017 at 11:00 am to 02/04/2017 at 1:00 pm

Volunteer with the Bitterne Litter Team

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The wonderful Bitterne Litter Team in Southampton are back in action on Saturday 8th April from 10am.  They will be meeting in the car park opposite West End Road Sainsbury's, Bitterne, Southampton . Please wear sensible shoes and bring gloves.

The BLT are volunteers who met every three weeks to target a major litter hotspot in Bitterne. There is no firm committment or joining required.

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contact: bitternelitterteam@gmail.com where: meeting in the car park opposite West End Road Sainsbury's, Bitterne, Southampton. when: 08/04/2017 at 10:00 am to 08/04/2017 at 11:00 am

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