Community & Local Information, including Waste Disposal.

On this page you will find lots of useful contact details & links - from accommodation lists to recycling centres!

Police (Non emergency general enquiries)
PC Phil Sugrue & PCSO Mandy Robinson - Tel: 101

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
Social Service, Bath Road, Sturminster Newton

Sturminster Newton Twinning Association


Bus Pass Information

Travel Information Frixo Travel

Mobile Library Timetable

Neighbourhood Plan  

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Travel Dorset

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 cartons, 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