Community & Local Information

The Town Website features plenty of local tourist and community information.

To view the Sturminster Newton 'Who's Who' 2019 please click here.

Police (Non emergency) Tel: 101 or click here.

Dorset County Council

North Dorset District Council

The Exchange

Mill & Museum Society

Community Accessible Transport (Nordcat)

Police and Crime Commissioner for Dorset

North Dorset MP

Sturminster Newton Twinning Association


Bus Pass Information

01305 221000

01258 454111

01258 475137 

01258 471878

01258 472164

01202 229084

01258 452585 

01258 472300

01258 471774

0300 3301201 

To access a copy of the Town Map ..... Sturminster Newton Town Map

Refuse Collections and Recycling Information

Doorstep Services: 

For more information with regards to domestic refuse and recycled goods collections from your doorstep, or to arrange a garden waste collection please contact Dorset Waste Partnership at

Recycling Facilities in Sturminster Newton: 

There are recycling facitlies for foil and clothes at Honeymead Lane (near the Leisure Centre).

At the fire station on Bath Rd there is a collection bank for recycling textiles in aid of the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance.

Please do not fly-tip your unwanted waste - dispose of it properly at a Recycling Centre. 

Recycling / Re-use Centres in North Dorset:

General household waste recycling centres are located in Shaftesbury, Blandford & Sherborne.

For directions and more information on these facilities, including opening times and directions, please click here