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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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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.

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, Sep 10 2022, 10:30am - 12pm

Other news

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

Call to Wimborne shops and businesses to join up for the Global Goals trail

Planet Wimborne is asking for shops and businesses to take part in the Global Goals trail as part of the Wimborne Green Festival (15th - 22nd October 2022).

Families visiting Wimborne over the week of the Green Festival, can wander around the town to search out the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals in shop and business windows. Once they have found all 17 Goals, they can enter a prize draw to win sustainably themed prizes!