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.

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


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 office@wimborne.gov.uk 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 communityresponse@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

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


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 support for businesses during the crisis can be found here


Please find a link to a news release reminding Dorset residents what to do with their rubbish and recycling if they or someone in their household is displaying symptoms of COVID-19

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 regarding how Dorset’s household recycling centres (HRCs, or “the tip”) are coming under pressure from recently increased visitor numbers, despite restrictions still being in place

Please find a link to a news release as we begin the process for the creation of a new Household Recycling Centre for East Dorset


Charitable Donation in Memory of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

‘In response to the Palace’s wishes regarding floral tributes in memory of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the  Town Council has decided to make charitable donations totalling £250.  The amount will be equally split between a chosen local youth organisation (in view of the Duke’s support for youth organisations) and the […]

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Overnight closures of Leigh Road for 5 nights at the end of April 2021

Due to resurfacing work being undertaken by Highways England on the A31 at the Merley Roundabout, the diversion route for the published Leigh Road overnight closures has been changed. Leigh Road, Wimborne will be closed overnight between Parmiter Drive and Gordon Road (in both directions) from the evening of 26th April to the morning of […]

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His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, K.G., K.T. (1921-2021)

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Census 2021 - 2nd Homes & Holiday Lets

If you have a second property, you should complete a census form for your usual address as well as your other property whether it be a 2nd home or a holiday let Each property in England and Wales will have received a Census Pack.  If you own a 2nd home or a holiday let it […]

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