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Sat 19 June – Guitars on the Beach is going green!

Guitars on the Beach Saturday 19 June This year GOTB is going green! And Turn Lyme Green and Plastic Free Lyme Regis are joining in. Come and visit our stand. Enjoy the music. Bring your guitar and join in with … Continue reading

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Plastic Free Shopping! Coming to Charmouth and Lyme Regis

The Green Weigh, Bridport’s Plastic Free shop will be bringing its wares to Charmouth and Lyme Regis on a weekly basis at the following two permanent pitches; Mondays 9.30-12pm in Charmouth, trading from the layby at the bottom of town 12.30-3pm … Continue reading

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SPECIAL EVENT: Sea What’s There, Wednesday October 17th – Talk, film and discussion – Inspiration to protect our oceans

Marine Theatre – 7.00pm Tickets from Lyme Regis TIC (01297 442138) or online from the Marine Theatre website We are fortunate to have this event here on our doorstep! Through film, talks, facts, and discussion 4 speakers will share how … Continue reading

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Next TLG Meeting – ‘The Magical Moths of Dorset’ – Tuesday 13th November

‘The Magical Moths of Dorset’ – Paul Butter will share his knowledge and enthusiasm about moths found in Dorset. Royal Lion Hotel. Lyme Regis. 7.15 for 7.30pm. More details to follow.

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Film: Blue Heart – The fight for Europe’s last wild rivers – Thursday 11 October, Marine Theatre

£5 in advance; £7 on the door Tickets available at the TIC Lyme Regis (01297 442138) or online from the Marine Theatre website. Dr Kate Baker, Research Fellow at The University of Exeter and Chair of the panel, writes, “The … Continue reading

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Talk: “That Glorious Forest” Friday, 19th October, Trill Farm

Trill Farm: Supper and conversation Sir Ghillean Prance, Turn Lyme Green’s patron, will be talking about his most recent work in Amazonia. He will focus on examining the current situation about deforestation and threats to the forest and include details … Continue reading

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Bridport Friends of the Earth & Apple Day – Saturday, 13th October

The Bridport Friends of the Earth will have a stall in Bridport Orchard on Saturday 13 October to raise awareness of the Government’s attempt to bypass local decision-making and make fracking easier. A great day out! Click the poster to … Continue reading

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Stop Fast Track Fracking – Online petition

38 Degrees have an online petition and time is running out to sign it. They write “The government has announced plans to streamline the planning process for fracking. If this goes ahead, it will be as easy to drill an … Continue reading

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European Parliament Vote – 10th October

“This year we’ve seen heartbreaking images of dead sea turtles and birds, their bellies bloated with plastic.” EU politicians will be voting on new rules next week to cut plastic pollution. SumOfUs have a petition which you can sign. You … Continue reading

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Jellyfish on Parade

An enthusiastic group marched proudly in the Carnival Parade in August promoting Plastic Free Lyme Regis.

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Monthly – Great Nurdle Hunt & Beach Cleans

Charmouth,  monthly  2018 Organised by the Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre, regular hunts for Nurdles to clear them off the local beach.  Contact the Heritage Centre for dates, for these hunts and for beach cleans.  Nurdles are tiny plastic pellets used to … Continue reading

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Uplyme Village Fete

We had a stall at this very popular fete. Details: https://www.facebook.com/Uplyme-Village-Fete-1493527620954915/

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May Fete – Anning Road Playing Field

Sunday 13 May 2018 Turn Lyme Green had a stand at this popular annual fete.   Fun games for children together with lots of information on Plastic Free Lyme Regis including tips for recycling and how to live with less plastic.

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Bridport Green Fortnight – 14-28 April 2018

Turn Lyme Green had a stall in BuckyDoo Square, Wednesday morning, 25th April from 10.00am, again promoting Freggie Bags and ways of reducing our use of plastics – Reduce, Reuse, Refill and Recycle.

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Great Dorset Beach Clean

Over 30 people turned up for the Beach Clean on Saturday 21st April. The organisers issued gloves and picking sticks which made easy work of collecting bags of recyclable, plastic and general rubbish. Monmouth Beach looked much better after an … Continue reading

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In Praise of Plastic at Christmas?

Every month we are fortunate to have a space in the ‘View From Lyme Regis’ newspaper.  In December, Jo wrote… IN PRAISE OF PLASTIC? Can you imagine a Christmas without plastic? So many Christmas presents contain plastic in some form … Continue reading

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