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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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Getting around better - BCP and Dorset Councils call for residents' views on transport

BCP and Dorset Councils are calling on residents to let them know what a more sustainable transport future should look like.  The joint consultation started on 22nd January and closes on 3rd March 2024.  You can find the survey here: https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/local-transport-plan/local-transport-plan-4.   

The new joint Local Transport Plan 4 (LTP4) will set out the long-term goals, strategy, and policies for improving transport for everyone over the next 10-15 years. 

Upcoming events


DonateIT  - MEG invite you to donate your unwanted IT kit for the benefit of local children.

We would love to receive laptops, PCs, tablets, phones, routers, digital cameras, games consoles, smart watches and satnavs, which will all be 100% data-wiped through www.r3cycle.co.uk/data-destruction 

Time TBC

Sat, Apr 20 2024, 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.

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, Apr 20 2024, 12 - 2pm
Reusable Nappy Week 2024

The aim is to spread the reusable word far and wide to as many people as possible! Our theme this year is One Change - Big Difference, with the idea that parents can choose to reuse and affect more  than just their rubbish bin. With the help of incentive schemes and eco advocates, we can make a real difference; not only for this Reusable Nappy Week, but every day for the future. 

Mon, Apr 22 - Sun, Apr 28 2024, All day

Other news

Dorset Council wants to hear about improving active travel

Dorset Council has launched a survey to find out the views of residents on improving walking, cycling and wheeling in the county.  Planet Wimborne encourages everybody to respond to the survey to let the Council know how important it is to support active travel.

You can find the survey at https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/news/have-your-say-on-improving-routes-for-walking-cycling-and-wheeling and it is open until 18 January 2024.