This website aims to inform the public about the Wimborne Minster Town Council’s work, the services it provides, the facilities available at the Town Hall, together with information about the town. If you would like to give feedback about the site or require any information please call the office on 01202 881655 during office hours (Monday to Friday from 9:30am until 1:00pm) or alternatively complete the form on our contact us page.
Information/Problems regarding adult social care, blue badges, libraries, schools, bins & recycling, children’s services and roads call 01305 221000 www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk.
Enquiries about benefits, elections, housing, building regulations/planning, council tax, environmental/public health, parking and licensing please call local office on 01202 228760
CORONAVIRUS (Covid-19) INFORMATION
The Town Council is operating as normal with the exception of walk-in enquiries. If a face to face appointment is preferred we ask that you make a pre-arranged booking. Enquiries and appointment bookings should be made either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephoning 01202 881655. Phone lines are manned during the hours of 9.30 am – 1 pm Monday to Friday. Outside of these times you can leave a voice mail message.
Council and Committee meetings are being held virtually via Zoom and members of the public are welcome to join these remotely. Further information can be found on the ‘Meetings’ page.
(No new room bookings are being taken at the moment other than for Civil Ceremonies).
For the latest information and advice on Coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit the GOV.UK website here
Any care and safeguarding concerns, urgent food/meds requests – when no other support network is available, please contact Dorset COVID-19 Response Hub. Call 01305 221000, 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week or email email@example.com
Age UK (North, South and West Dorset) are co-ordinating requests for help with issues relating to loneliness and isolation, or support in accessing items such as food, cash or medication. Call 01305 269444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carer concerns not fitting into the above categories. Support for carers across the Dorset Council area linking into local groups – online resource and advice centre. Carers Support Dorset: Call 0800 368 8349, email email@example.com or visit www.carersupportdorset.co.uk
NHS NATIONAL VOLUNTEERING LINK – https://www.goodsamapp.org/home
WIMBORNE MINSTER COMMUNITY RESILIENCE VOLUNTEER GROUP
Ongoing food/meds/befriending help – when no other, or limited support is available, please contact your voluntary and community support which is available for vulnerable and shielded people in Dorset area. click here for details
Information on latest COVID-19 pandemic school closures or partial closures can be found here
Information on support for businesses during the crisis can be found here
Latest information – including answers to frequently asked questions – can be found on coronavirus (COVID-19) bin collection disruption and waste guidance webpages.
Please find a link to a news release detailing the challenges that household recycling centres (HRCs, or “the tip”) are currently facing and how people can help
Please find a link to a news release about how people can help Dorset Council tackle fly-tipping during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Please find a link to a news release about how bags of items (such as donated clothing) being left next to recycling banks in car parks are likely to be treated as rubbish
Please find a link to a news release detailing the measures we’re putting in place to safely re-open high streets, as well as how people can look after themselves while shopping
Please find a link to a news release detailing the return of the item reservation service at our libraries next week
Please find a link to a news release announcing the end of our free parking scheme for key-workers
Wimborne Minster - Christmas & New Year 2020More Info
Reaching Out - Dorset Council & Citizens Advice Bureau Launch a Joint Campaign
Information on the “Reaching Out Campaign” can be found hereMore Info