Welcome to Planet Wimborne

Planet Wimborne aims to bring the community in Wimborne and surrounding areas together in response to the climate and ecological emergency. 

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Planet Wimborne calls for action on glyphosate weedkiller

Planet Wimborne is campaigning for the use of glyphosate to be drastically reduced by Dorset Council and also for the public to be more discriminating in their choice of weed control.  This is based on the mounting scientific evidence of the harmful effects of glyphosates, not only to aquatic life but also to insects such as bees. There is also concern that it might be a human carcinogen.

Upcoming events

Wimborne Win on Waste

Save your waste and help good causes! 
If you wish to please wear a mask and use the sanitiser.
Only items listed below can be taken, please have your donations pre-sorted.

Sat, Oct 8 2022, 10:30am - 12pm
Wimborne Repair Cafe

Wimborne Repair Café are all about fixing things. A place to bring along your items in need of repair that would otherwise be wasted.

Working alongside Nouriish Pop-up Vegan Cafe the Repair Cafe is run by the community, for the community.

This event not only provides repair services but is also a space for people to come together for a social chat and to pass on skills.

Clothing, textiles, sewing, small electrical, toys, ceramics, jewellery, small furniture and bicycles. Our team of volunteer fixers are on hand to give your items a new lease of life.

Sat, Oct 15 2022, 12 - 2pm

Other news

Have your say on Dorset's bus services

Dorset Council has launched a survey seeking the views of residents and businesses on their priorities for better bus services.  However, funding is limited after the Council failed in a bid for government cash earlier this year.
Dorset Council's Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) will be refreshed annually, and has the the key aims to improve public transport in Dorset by:

Planet Wimborne supports campaign to ban disposable BBQs

Planet Wimborne has written to several businesses, including BP, Shell and Esso service stations, Co-op and McColl’s, asking them if they stock disposable BBQs and if so, to consider taking them off their shelves. Planet Wimborne hopes these businesses take the positive step to stop selling disposable BBQs and also sign up to support the Litter Free Dorset campaign.

All creatures small and smaller

One of Planet Wimborne’s affiliated groups is St John’s Church, where a whole crowd of children from Wimborne had great fun this summer taking part in the church’s annual holiday club, ‘KidsVenture’. This year’s theme focussed on the Christian idea of real transformation that can be found through God – including the need for things to change for the better in the way we care for our planet.