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Updates on our Cleaner, Greener, Safer campaign

Over the last few months we've been busy making Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole cleaner, greener and safer for everyone, in order to bring back a sense of pride to the area. Read our press releases to find out more.

Change in approach to grass management to be trialled across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
A change in approach to grass management is being trialled across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole to reduce the council’s carbon footprint and increase biodiversity.
Overnight clean-up operation planned for Wessex Way
Litter picking, grass cutting and essential highway maintenance works are planned to take place on the Wessex Way next week (24-25 May) ahead of welcoming visitors over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Enhanced measures to tackle flytipping to be considered by BCP Council
Plans to run a 12-month pilot to tackle flytipping in local communities across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole are being proposed by BCP Council.
A cleaner, greener, safer panel to be created to bring back pride to Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
Following on from the successful launch of the Cleaner, Greener, Safer campaign, BCP Council is now looking to set up a panel of stakeholders who can continue to drive this campaign forward
Enhanced safety measures being discussed for women across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
Enhanced safety measures are being discussed for women across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole following the tragic death of Sarah Everard and the subsequent vigils that took place where powerful messages made it clear that women do not feel safe on the streets.
A cleaner journey on the A338 Spur Road following essential maintenance at the end of March
Drivers who use the A338 Spur Road will soon benefit from a cleaner journey following a deep clean of the road, verges and gullies that’s taking place from the 24-26 March.
Investment in additional community safety officers across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
As part of a drive to make Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole safer and bring back a sense of pride to the area, BCP Council is investing £240,000 on six additional Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS) officers.
Funding awarded for additional CCTV cameras to tackle anti-social behaviour
Funding for additional CCTV cameras to help tackle anti-social behaviour and bring back a sense of pride in place has been awarded to BCP Council.
Over 10,000 trees to be planted across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole in 2021 to combat the climate and ecological emergency
BCP Council will be planting over 10,000 trees across the conurbation this year to help combat the climate and ecological emergency.
£215,000 budget request for three-month boost to pride with ‘cleaner, greener, safer’ service enhancements
Residents in Christchurch will see increased street cleansing between January and March 2021, if plans set out in the December Cabinet budget paper are approved.