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The Town Council is open week days from 10am-12 noon (Closed Thursdays) to assist local residents with any matters that may arise within Beaminster.

The Town Council also works closely with West Dorset District Council and Dorset County Council who are responsible for matters such as highways, drains clearage, planning, street cleaning, street lighting and rights of way.

For an A-Z of Council Services in the Beaminster area please go to or call West Dorset District Council on 01305 251010 for a copy of the A-Z Council Services brochure.

For further information on your local authorities please use contacts below:-


Local Authority Address Telephone Website
Dorset County Council Dorset County Council County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XJ 01305 251000
West Dorset District Council West Dorset District Council
South Walks House
South Walks, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UZ
01305 251010



Councillor Anthony Alford

Your local West Dorset District Councillors are:-
Cllr. Anthony Alford, Shepherds Crook, Netherbury, Dorset DT6 5LY
Telephone: 01308 488319

Councillor Peter Barrowcliff
Cllr. Peter Barrowcliff, Weston Manor, Corscombe, Dorchester Dorset DT2 OPB
Telephone: 01935 891525
Rebecca Knox
Your local Dorset County Councillor is:-
Cllr. Mrs Rebecca Knox, Weavers House, 5 East Street, Beaminster Dorset DT8 3DS
Telephone: 01308 863365


Your local Member of Parliament is:-
Sir Oliver Letwin MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Telephone: 01308 456891

If the Town Council can assist you in any way please do not hesitate to contact us.










This site last updated on 27.04.2018 1:17 PM