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, welcome to Beaumont Parish Council websiteFri, 24th November 2017

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.


BEAUMONT PC MEETINGS:  All parishioners are welcome to attend. It is your opportunity to air any problems in the Parish with your local councillors. Go to the meeting and minutes page to find the dates of meetings or to view the minutes and agenda of previous PC meetings.

National Coastal Path There is a proposal to construct an additional (replacement) set of steps which will cut through the course of Hadrian's Wall (World Heritage Site) at the footpath bridge crossing the beck between Kirkandrews on Eden and Beaumont. Details of the revised route can be seen here.The Parish Council on your behalf has lodged a comment regarding the apparent impropriety of this proposal but we wish to know the Parishioner's views.  Comments can be made to the acting PC Clerk at linda_beattie25@hotmail.com

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 obstructionto pedestrians. Thank you.

FORTHCOMING PARISH EVENTS  see the calendar for more events

Operation Christmas Child Shoe Boxes. Local drop-off point is Monkhill Chapel School room between November 1st and 18th. A Shoe box Workshop is taking place in the School room on Wednesday 15th November from 2pm. Refreshments will be provided. Complete shoe boxes or a variety of items for inside the boxes are welcomed. Information sheets about the shoe boxes is available from the School room or visit samaritans-purse.org.uk/occ.

YOUNG PEOPLE ARE IMPORTANT Beaumont Parish Council invite you to a meeting on Monday 27th November at 7.15pm at Beaumont Parish Hall. As a community, we want to come together and discuss Young Peoples Services available in the rural parishes. We have invited Councillors Niall McNulty and Rob Burns who are involved in Young Peoples Services. We want to maintain youth groups and encourage activities for the children but this has become increasingly difficult due to various reasons i.e. funding and transport. It would be fantastic if you could attend and show support for the children and young people in your parish.

Beaumont Parish Hall's MONTHLY COFFEE MORNING on the 1st Friday of each month. It is a chance to meet and chat with fellow parishioners and visitors. Walkers, cyclists and dogs are welcome. Tea, coffee and cakes will be available. Proceeds will be in aid of the Parish Hall together with another charity. The coffee morning will be on Friday 1st December from 10am - 12 noon with donations shared with the Carlisle Carers.

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 and RNLI. If you have a charity you would wish to nominate contact one of the Parish Hall committee members.

Beaumont Parish Hall Children's Christmas Party The Children's Christmas Party will be held on Sunday 10th December from 2- 4pm, for the children of Beaumont Parish. If your child is under secondary school age and Santa has not sent them an invitation by 6th December, please phone MaryAnn 576743 or Bryony 576403.

"Carols in the Pub". Please come and join us for an annual event with some Christmas Carols at The Drovers Rest, Monkhill on Monday 11th December from 7pm until 8pm (ish). Mulled wine and Mince Pies. Donations in aid of "Hospice at Home".

COMMUNITY CAROL SERVICE & GIFT DAY. In Beaumont Parish Hall on Sunday 12th December at 10.30am for Coffee & mince pies prior to start at 11am. No collection will be taken but there will be an opportunity for adults to bring non-perishable food for the Carlisle Food Bank and for children to bring a present for a child locally.

Beaumont Parish Hall Over 60's Annual Lunch The Over 60's Annual Lunch is to be held on Sunday 21st January at Beaumont Parish Hall, arrival at 12.30pm for the lunch and entertainment from 1pm. All parishioners within Beaumont Parish who are 60 or older and their spouses, are invited to attend. Tickets £4 each. To accept this invitation. please ring MaryAnn 576743 or Bryony 576403 by 15th January.

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

LIBRARY SERVICES. The mobile library vans have now been withdrawn by the County Council due to funding. Howerver, the County Library service is supporting various initiatives to replace this service, one of which is our Library Afternoon. Come along to the LIBRARY AFTERNOON on Thursdays from 2 pm - 5 pm at The Drover's Rest. Cake, Coffee and Books 2pm - 5pm. Borrow-a-Book. Children's Story Time at 4pm. Why not come along after school. For more details click library page. A selection of books can also be borrowed at other times, just ask one of the staff at The Drover's Rest to view them. In addition to the Thursday library afternoons, the books are also available at the Kirkandrews WI meetings, Solway Flower Club and the monthly Friday coffee mornings at Beaumont Parish Hall.


Children enjoying the Library Afternoon

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


Photographs of the parish events can be found on the repository page including of the Great Get Together Family Fun Day held in June and Curry and Quiz Night held in May.


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.

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