Wimborne Minster Town Council

Wimborne Minster Town Council

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.

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 communityresponse@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

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

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 enquiries@ageuknswd.org.uk.

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 admin@caererssuppordorset.co.uk or visit www.carersupportdorset.co.uk

NHS NATIONAL VOLUNTEERING LINK –  https://www.goodsamapp.org/home

Information on support for businesses during the crisis can be found here

The Town Council is currently offering a reduced service which may mean from time to time that the office has no staff present at the Town Hall.  We are however working behind the scenes to maintain Town Council functions as much as possible.  Therefore, you can contact us via email at office@wimborne.gov.uk or phone 01202 881655.  Please note that committee and Council meetings have been cancelled until further notice with effect from Tuesday, 17 March 2020. (No new room bookings are being taken at the moment).

Information/Problems regarding adult social care, blue badges, libraries, schools, bins & recycling, children’s services and roads call 01305 221000 www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk.

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 about Dorset Council’s Garden Waste kerbside collection service being resumed

Please find a link to a news release about the re-opening of most of our Household Recycling Centres (HRCs, or “the tip”) for waste that poses a risk of injury, health or harm

You can also find responses to frequently asked questions around HRCs re-opening and restrictions online which will likely help with answering any enquiries you may receive

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

Enquiries about benefits, elections, housing, building regulations/planning, council tax, environmental/public health, parking and licensing please call local office on 01202 795096

Please find a link to a news release about the reinstatement of charges at Dorset Council’s open car-parks and how payment methods have changed


As a Local Authority, we take very seriously the Health & Safety of our residents.  During the Pandemic, we have been liaising closely with Dorset Council and following Government guidelines which have been changing regularly.  We have reacted as quickly as possible to instructions and guidelines by withdrawing facilities and then making them available again […]

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In response to the recent Government guidance on permitted recreational activities, the Town Council has opened the grass tennis courts at Redcotts Recreation Ground for the summer season.  There is currently no charge for using the facilities and no need to book but we would ask you to observe the guidelines below: Maximum 2 people […]

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