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

SturQuest - Please click here for all Tourist Information, local organisations and events.

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 - Local


Mobile Library Timetable

Neighbourhood Plan  

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Travel Dorset

Frixo Travel

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