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Wimborne Town Centre

East Dorset

Wimborne Town Centre is host to dementia friendly groups, a ‘use our loo’ scheme and a tourism community known as the ‘Wimborne Treasures’, that work together to support each other. This Fair Trade town is currently planning a ‘mug wall’ in every café that will allow people to borrow a coffee cup rather than using a disposable one that they can then drop off at any other café. During Wimborne in Bloom, the town does not merely create floral arrangements; litter picks are also arranged and fundraising takes place through a hotly contested annual duck race. Wimborne is a high street that is looking to modernise through technology - alongside the town website, the Wimborne community is looking into free wi-fi and augmented reality that will really bring the high street to life for all Wimborne’s visitors.