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, welcome to Beaumont Parish Council websiteThu, 25th April 2019

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.

FORTHCOMING PARISH EVENTS  see the calendar for more events

Carlsile City Council Elections on Thursday 2nd May from 7 am -10 pm at Beaumont Parish Hall.

Beaumont Parish Hall's Monthly Coffee Morning on Friday 3rd May from 10 am - 12 noonCome along and enjoy tea or coffee and a selection of cakes. Everyone is welcome. Proceeds will be shared between the Beaumont Parish Hall Rebuilding Fund together with another charity, currently the Penrith Mountain Rescue Team.
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 Vallery Hospice, Macmillan Nurses and the Indonesian Tsunami Appeal. If you have a charity you would wish to nominate come along to the coffee mornings or contact one of the Parish Hall committee members.

Beaumont Parish Council Meeting, AGM and Annual Parish Meeting on Monday 13th May at Beaumont Parish Hall starting at 7.45 pm.  All parishioners are welcome to attend. It is your opportunity to air any problems in the parish with your councillors. Agenda and minutes of PC meetings can be found on the meeting and minutes page of the website.

Beaumont Parish Hall Car Boot Sale on Sunday 19th May 10am - 2pm. Set up frpm 8 am. Light refreshments for sale. Contact Michelle on 576332 to pre-book your pitch. Cars £5, Vans £7. Inside table-top £4. Entrance to public 20p.

Beaumont Parish Hall Committee AGM on Wednesday 22nd May starting at 7.30pm.

European Member Parliamentary Elections on Thursday 23rd May from 7 am -10 pm at Beaumont Parish Hall.

Lunch with Us. A hot 2 course meal followed by tea or coffee in the Schoolroom at Monkhill Chapel on the last Thursday of each month. Vegetarian option available). The next lunch will be on Thursday 30th May. Doors open at 12 noon, lunch starts at 12.30 pm prompt. There is no set charge but donations are invited that go towards Chapel funds

Traditional Afternoon Teas throughout August on Sunday Afternoons in August. 2 pm  - 5 pm. Traditional afternoon tea with a selection of sandwiches and home made cakes. Donations towards Parish Hall funds.

Auction of promises at Beaumont Parish Hall on Saturday 19th October starting at 7.30 pm. In aid of Beaumont Parish Hall and Eden Valley Children's Hospice. Licensed Bar. Contact Gill Grey 523060 to donate a promise. 

Click here to view the SATURDAY SESSION events at Tullie House.

Go to our Local Walks page to view details of other walks and further information about walking in the area.


BEAUMONT PC MEETINGS:  All parishioners are welcome to attend. Go to the meeting and minutes page to find the dates of meetings or to view the minutes and agenda of previous PC meetings.


The North West Coastal Forum is working with the Marine Management Organisation to try to increase the input from local communities into the shaping of the North West Marine Plan which is currently being drafted. Marine planning will affect the future use of the coast as well as marine waters for a very wide range of activities and developments so it is important that people get involved.

There is an on-line consultation running until 29th March and 2 workshops - 27th February Carlisle and 28th February New Brighton. which are open to anyone to attend. Both have some spaces still available.

To be redirected to the North West Costal Forum website, click here.


Beaumont Parish Plan In 2012 a group of parishioners and Parish Councillors asked you what was important to you about Beaumont Parish: what we needed to preserve, what problems we needed to tackle, what we needed to develop and, above all, how to maintain the distinctive character of the place in which we live. This led to the development of The Beaumont Parish Plan 2013-2018. Over the last 6 years, the Parish Council have been busy implementing the ideas and suggestions you put forward. Amongst these:

  • We now have an extremely useful and informative website used by locals and tourists
  • The Pound has been developed and is now regularly used as a picnic area
  • Parishioners now have the opportunity to present their concerns at Parish Council meetings
  • The roads are being more regularly maintained
  • We have continued to help to fund the valuable services and facilities provided by the Parish Hall and Grinsdale Hall
  • A library service has been provided at the Drovers Rest
  • Traffic speeds have been monitored throughout the parish and a speed indicator device is about to be installed
  • Toilet facilities have been provided at the Parish Hall during the walking season
  • A Summer Playscheme has been run each year
  • We have even obtained the services of an ice cream van!

It is now 7 years since that original survey was carried out and it is time for the plan to be renewed. For this we need to put together a steering group to carry out a new survey and develop a parish plan to take us into the next decade. If you live in the parish and are interested in safeguarding all that we treasure in our community and making it a place for all ages to live and enjoy, then we would like to invite you to join this group. If you would like to be involved, then please contact the Parish Clerk, Isobel Elsdon, on 01228 522540


ARE YOU PREPARED FOR AN EMERGENCY? Families and communities better cope with emergencies if they prepared in advance and work together as a team. Cumbria County Council together with ACTion for Cumbria have prepared a leaflet to help you prepare. Click here to view or download their Household Emergency Plan.

PARKING ON PAVEMENTS. The parish council request that drivers refrain from parking on pavements as it causes an obstruction to pedestrians. Thank you.


Clean up after your dog! Maximum penalty £1000. Report dog fouling to customerservices@carlisle.gov.uk 01228 817200.


Photographs of the parish events can be found on the repository page.


Local businesses are welcome to place an advert on the website. Our rates are very reasonable. Contact us for more information.

Photograph of River Eden from Beaumont Parish Hall.

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. It is provided by Beaumont Parish Council and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no guarantee about the accuracy or availability of the information, products or services, contained on the website. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. We will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Beaumont Parish Council. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Beaumont Parish Council takes no responsibility for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control. If you wish for content on this website to be removed or amended please go to our contact page.

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