News Updates from the Town Council

Civic Day 2017 

On the 30th September, the Mayor and Mayoress of Sturminster Newton hosted the Town Civic Day. This was an opportunity to showcase and promote the town facilities and businesses to other Mayors and Chairmen from around the area. 



Skate Park Official Opening August 2018



Fallen Heroes of World War 1 

To find out more information about the 34 men from Sturminster Newton who lost their lives in World War 1, please click here


Memorial Stone Unveiled at the War Memorial Recreation Ground as part of Remembrance Day commemorations.
Memorial Stone 


World War 1 Commemorations

WW1 Memorial Tree & Bench Dedication is now in situe on the War Memorial Recreation Ground.

An English Oak tree has been planted and a memorial seat opened bearing the 34 names of the men of Sturminster Newton who gave their life during the war.

Visit the Railway Gardens, the British Legion and the War Memorial in the Recreation Ground to see poppy displays covering different aspects of the War, made by the Council's Grounds Team. These displays will be changed every few weeks to show different aspects of the war,

  • A book of remembrance is being compiled on the 34 young men from the area who served & lost their lives in the Great War. Please contact the British Legion if you have any information, photographs, letters etc who would love to hear from you (

If you have any other ideas please contact the Legion as above.

If you would like to make a donation towards the cost of the Commemorations please visit us in the Town Council Office.

Poppy 2 Poppy 3
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Fallen Heroes- to find out information about the 34 young men killed in action please click here.