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, welcome to Beaumont Parish Council websiteTue, 25th June 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.

FORTHCOMING PARISH EVENTS 

Monkhill Chapel - Lunch with Us. A hot 2 course meal followed by tea or coffee (Vegetarian option available) on Thursday 27th June 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.

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Tails of a small animal vet.  An evening with Graham Lewis from Paragon Vets on Wednesday 3rd July at 7pm. Stories, quiz, Q and A –  and why not enter our “A portrait of my pet” competition for all ages?  Adults £5 Children Free. Refreshments available.

GENERAL ELECTION. Voting for our MP after the boundary changes for the new Penrith and Solway constiuency on Thuursday 4th Jily from 7am - 10pm at Beaumont Parish Hall. See here for further details of  https://www.cumberland.gov.uk/voting-and-elections/general-election-2024.

Beaumont Parish Hall's Monthly Coffee Morning on Friday 5th July 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.

   

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

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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