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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Upcoming events

Star Count

Star Count – They ask that you count all the stars you can see in the Orion constellation. They then use these results to map and track light pollution trends across the country.

Fri, Feb 17 - Fri, Feb 24 2023, All day
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, Feb 18 2023, 12 - 2pm

Other news

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. 

Dorset Council Local Plan – Cabinet update

Dorset Council has issued an update on the development of the local plan, following a Cabinet Meeting on Tuesday 26th July 2022. You can see the update here: Dorset Council Local Plan – Cabinet update

This update is particularly relevant to the Dorset Deserves Better Campaign and is the first information received from the council for many months.  You can find the latest information on the DDB campaign here: Dorset Deserves Better