Building a better tomorrow

Welcome to Bournemouth. Never has it been more important to keep connected with each other, our communities, and the environment. Our focus is on maintaining meaningful connections with one another, our communities and environment.

Visiting Bournemouth?

We hope you enjoy visiting our lakes and rivers and of course beautiful beaches. Please visit responsibly, picking up rubbish and saving water.

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The Neighbourhood Fund

Through our community initiatives we will support local projects that matter most to you. Our Neighbourhood Fund will champion projects that improve the wellbeing of people, connect communities and improve the local environment.

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We're not just busy at the seaside - we're working hard inland too

Upstream thinking - nature based solutions to protect our environment in bournemouth

Nature-based solutions to challenges

Planting trees, building fences, land management schemes and peatland restoration are just some of the activities we get involved with to improve water quality.

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Protecting habitats in the river

Keeping non-native invasive species at bay

Protecting the homes of wildlife unique to the South West waterways means going head-to-head with some of the most invasive species on the planet.

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It's about our people too

Being out and about in our communities is something that we love to do, and there's plenty of ways we do it.

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Spotting us at regional shows, having a lesson at school or applying for community funding – there are plenty of ways you’ll meet us out and about in your area.

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Our international charity partner, WaterAid, is the focus for our charitable giving and partnership working. WaterAid is working to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation.

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South West Lakes Trust

We work closely with South West Lakes Trust to enhance sustainable recreation, access, education and nature conservation on and around our lakes and reservoirs.

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Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

We also support the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, who look after Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve near Ringwood on behalf of Bournemouth Water and Wessex Water.

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Recreate Dorset

We support this charity with its purpose to make a lasting and worthwhile difference to the overall quality of life in Bournemouth.

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Our people live and work in the communities we serve

We believe we can work together to deliver more of what matters through our give an hour initiative. If you work for a local charity which could do with some help from our give an hour initiative, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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