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, welcome to Beaumont Parish Council websiteMon, 15th July 2024

Welcome to the website of Beaumont Parish Council, Carlisle, Cumbria, serving the villages of Beaumont, Grinsdale, Hosket Hill, Kirkandrews on Eden and Monkhill. We hope you find the website informative and interesting. It contains information about the Parish of Beaumont, as well as publications by and information about the Parish Council and its work but please contact us if you have any questions or if you wish to contribute.

The website was launched in response to requests from residents in our Parish Plan for more communication. The website is maintained by members of the Parish Council. If you have any concerns that you feel the Parish Council should be aware of, or if we can be of assistance to you then please let us know. We would like this website to be useful to the whole community so if there is anything you think might be useful to add then please let us know by using the contact page.

You can use the tabs to find your way around the site.

If you want to let the community know about a upcoming event visit the events page and complete the form.

We welcome photographs relating to the Parish, of people, places, events or wildlife, past or present.

Photograph of the River Eden from Beaumont Parish Hall.Taken by Stephen Lloyd-Smart.


Hall on The Wall Pop-up Cafe. A selection of snacks, light meals, cakes and drinks at Beaumont Parish Hall served from 10am - 3pm on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays in July and August statrting on Friday 19th July.

Monkhill Chapel - Lunch with Us. A hot 2 course meal followed by tea or coffee (Vegetarian option available) on Thursday 25th July at Monkhill Chapel School-room. Doors open at 12 noon, lunch starts at 12.30 pm prompt. There is no set charge but donations are invited that go towards Monkhill Chapel funds. All are welcome but to ensure that people attending will follow covid safe policies, please contact Kathleen Bowron on 01228 575010 to book a place.


Beaumont Parish Hall's Monthly Coffee Morning on Friday 2nd August from 10 am - 12 noon. Usually held on the first Friday of the month. Come along and enjoy tea or coffee and a scone. Everyone is welcome. Proceeds towards the Beaumont Parish Hall Rebuilding Fund. Since starting the coffee mornings £100 has been raised for each of the following charities: Hospice at Home (Carlisle and North Lakeland), Animals' Refuge at Wetheral, Carlisle Mencap, the British Red Cross, Great North Air Ambulance, RNLI, Carlisle Carers, Blood Bikes Cumbria, Neuroendocrine Tumour (NET) Cancer, Eden Valley Hospice, Macmillan Nurses, the Indonesian Tsunami Appeal, Penrith Mountain Rescue, Carlisle Food Bank, the Samaritans and Amy's Care.


Sunday Traditional Afternoon Teas in August. A selection of sandwiches, homemade cakes and scones, and tea or coffee from 2pm - 5pm every Sunday afternoon in August at Beaumont Parish Hall. £8 per person or if you wish to add a glass of Prosecco £10. Children under 10 pay £5. Donations are towards the Hall Building Fund.


Beaumont Parish Summer Play Scheme. The play scheme will run from 9.am to 3 pm on 30th and 31st July, and 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st August at Beaumont Parish Hall. Cost is £10 per child per day. All children need to bring a packed lunch and refreshments.

Book online at www.better.org.uk/lessons-and-courses and then choose Book a lesson or course. (When completing the online form use Location: Carlisle, Activity: Holiday Club, Course location: "Sands Centre").

Book sale and coffee mornng  £1 a 1lb BOOK SALE AND COFFEE MORNING. At BRAELEES, KIRKANDREWS ON EDEN CARLISLE CA5 6DU on MONDAY 26th AUGUST from 10am until 12 noon. Donations for Beaumont Parish Hall Refurbishment Fund.

CUMBRIA-CUMBERLAND FEDERATION OF WOMEN’S INSTITUTES. Coffee Morning on Saturday 7th September at Beaumont Parish Hall, from 10am until 12 noon.. Entry £5, unlimited coffee/tea scones and traybakes. Raffle, stalls and games. Everyone welcome!

Family Monthly Bingo Night at Beaumont Parish Hall starting at 6.30 pm on Saturday 21st September.  £1 per bingo book. Refreshments available. Raffle.

Ceilidh at Beaumont Parish Hall on 28th September from 7pm.. Fun for all the family, no experience required. Entry £5 per person. Bring and Share. Bar. Raffle.

Cycling Round the World. Richard and Di Peart will give their forth talk with slides of their year-long cycling tour of the World, Tonight they talk about their trip to The Galapagos Islands and Mexico on Saturday 12th October at 7.30pm at Beaumont Parish Hall. Price £5 per person. Bar and other refreshments available. Raffle.


Beaumont Parish Council meeting in July The Parish Council meeting due to be held on Wednesday 10th July will now be held on Wednesday 24th July

Beaumont Parish Council 2023-2024 accounts The accounts can be viewed digitally here. If you wish to make an appointment to view a hard copy of the accounts please contact Mrs I Davidson (Clerk), Beech House, Grinsdale, Carlisle CA5 6DS 01228 522540 beaumontparishcouncil@gmail.com The accounts will be availabe to view until 9th August 2024.

Wiggonby School Trust Grants are available for young people taking recognised courses of Further Education (including apprenticeships) after leaving school. Applicants must be under 25 on September 1st 2024 & must live in either the parish of Aikton, Beaumont, Burgh By Sands or they must be a former pupil of Wiggonby School. Application forms are available from the address below. Please enclose a stamped self- addressed envelope so I can forward the application form. Closing date: Friday 20th September 2024. Late applications will not be considered. Mrs J Thomlinson, Aikton Farm, Aikton, Wigton, Cumbria CA7 0JA  Alternatively, you can email on jojothom@tiscali.co.uk for a form.

VACANCY FOR A PARISH CLERK  Applications are invited for the above post which will becoming vacant soon when the present clerk retires. The hours are 4 hours per week, paid in accordance with the NJC salary scale appropriate to level and experience. The successful applicant will be expected to work from home, and a laptop computer and printer will be provided to facilitate this. The Clerk is responsible for the day to day administration of the Parish Council, dealing with correspondence, preparing agendas and minutes, and attending the Parish Council meetings which are held every 6 weeks. The Clerk is also the Responsible Financial Officer of the Council managing all finances on a day to day basis.

If you are interested in applying for this position or would like further information please contact Isobel Elsdon on telephone number 01228 522540.

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