Access To Dorset’s Nature Important For Mental Health Says Councillor

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and the Mental Health Foundation has revealed that many of us turned to nature as a coping mechanism during the pandemic.

Cllr Laura Miller oversees adult social care and health for Dorset Council and she is aware that not all Shaftesbury-area residents can easily access nature. She wants the council and community to collaborate in highlighting routes that less able-bodied residents can use to get into the countryside