Planting for Pollinators

Bees are so essential to our existence that four years ago the United Nations decided that every year 20th May would become World Bee Day. 90% of the world’s wild flowering plant species depend on animal pollination, along with more than 75% of the world’s food crops and 35% of global agricultural land. A UN report…

Upcoming events

Here are a few of our upcoming events – to find out more about them all – for more details on any of them, please visit our Facebook page. June 26th June 2021 Operation Womble Walk: 9am – 11am. Meeting point New Life Church, 134 Main Rd (A259), Entrance via Thorney Rd, Southbourne – Between…

Beach Cleans are Back!

Over 55 volunteers attended our beach clean on 5 June 2021 on Hayling Island, Hampshire, spread out along around 2 miles of shoreline and footpaths. In just over two hours, in blazing sunshine, families and children collected 240 lbs – just over 100kg – of litter, including four shoes, crisp packets, sweet wrappers, a tyre,…

Plastic Free July Plogging!

Plogging, yes it’s a real word and it’s a real thing! It’s the combination of jogging and ‘plocka upp’, Swedish for ‘to pick up’. In a nutshell, plogging is jogging and quickly stopping to pick up litter while you go! It’s a great way to help clean up your local area while you exercise, and…

Wanda the Waste Warrior Fish!

The 6-metre-long fish sculpture which landed in Poole in April to highlight the problem of ocean plastic pollution now has a name. Of 240 suggestions submitted, ‘Wanda the Waste Warrior Fish’ was the overwhelming favourite. Wanda was commissioned by the Final Straw Foundation using funds raised by We Have The POWER through the generosity of…