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DCF eNews September 2023

DCF eNews September 2023
Posted : September 19, 2023

Welcome to Dorset Coast Forum’s September 2023 eNews update. If you have information to share, or wish to unsubscribe, please email us on Twitter at @Dorset_CF,  Facebook/Instagram @DorsetCoastForum.  Find links to our projects at @dorsetcoastforum | Linktree

View the full September 2023 eNewsletter  HERE!


DCF Annual Conference – 27th September –  Last chance to book!

There is only one week to go to the DCF Annual Conference 2023, this year on Bournemouth’s beautiful seafront! If you haven’t booked your place yet there are still a few places left, Eventbrite bookings will close on Sunday 24th at 10pm. We have 15 fantastic speakers lined up to share their knowledge, experiences and inspiring coastal stories with us. Last year’s event was well attended, so don’t delay.

View the agenda and book your ticket!


Dorset Coast Strategy

Thank you to our members for getting involved and helping us to shape a new strategy for the Dorset Coast. Your feedback collated from workshops and online survey have been vital in creating a strategy to support the work of our members, promote sustainable coastal management and help identify and strengthen partnership working. We pleased to announce that the final strategy is on schedule to be launched at the DCF Conference next week.


Young Coastal Champions

Dorset Coast Forum are delighted to launch another new initiative aimed at showcasing the innovative ways young people engage positively along the coast. We have awarded four inspiring young people as our coastal champions whose stories will be shared on our new Youth Engagement website (launching soon) and also at the DCF conference next week.


DCF Annual Conference – 27th September 2023

DCF Annual Conference – 27th September 2023
Posted : September 12, 2023

DCF members are invited to the DCF Annual Conference 2023 taking place on Bournemouth’s beautiful seafront at the Marsham Court Hotel.

We very much look forward to seeing many of our members and meeting many new members. The day will be full great presentations from speakers who have experiences and knowledge from along our coast and seas to share with us. 

As well as a full day’s agenda, there will be information stands showcasing coastal projects, research and technologies and ideal network opportunities.  There is a hot buffet lunchtime networking session and refreshment breaks will be in a separate room with a ‘sea view’ and the opportunity to peruse the information stands.

Find out more and book your ticket here!

View the agenda here!

Swanage Greenspace guided walk – 19th September 2-4pm

Swanage Greenspace guided walk – 19th September 2-4pm
Posted : September 5, 2023

It’s amazing how much wildlife is on our doorstep in our towns when you really look, stop take a moment and observe on this gentle walk through our greenspace network.

As part of the Planet Purbeck festival, join us for a guided walk through Swanage covering some of the areas of valued urban greenspaces taking in the wonderful trees and wildlife along the way with Project Officer Sarah Spurling and Swanage Town Council representatives. DCF’s James Mitchell will also talk about the green seafront stabilisation and enhancement scheme.

Join the walk by turning up at the Swanage information Centre at 2pm!

Find out more about other festival events – The Planet Purbeck Festival 2023 – Planet Purbeck

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