The Town Council’s budget is broken down into specific areas which enable Councillors to plan and monitor income and expenditure. Monitoring is undertaken by the Finance & General Purposes committee.

Click here to read the latest Finance Report PDF

Click here to read the latest Budget 2020/2021 PDF

Year-end 2021

Notice Of Conclusion Of Audit AGAR 2021 PDF

Annual return PDF

Variations Annual Governance Statement PDF

Explanation for High Reserves PDF

Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance & Accountability Return PDF

Market House Tolls and Charity

Market House & Tolls is a charity set up to administer the Square, the Town Council being the Trustee and administration is undertaken in the Town Council office.

Grant Aid

The Town Council has an annual budget set aside to be used for grants to various charities and organisations in and around Beaminster. All grant applications must be submitted in writing, which must include details of the project, how the grant would benefit the residents of Beaminster and a copy of the most recent set of audited accounts, to the Town Clerk.

Applications are considered by the Finance & General Purposes Committee who meet quarterly.

Button name

“…hill-surrounded little town, the Tudor church-tower of red stone.”

Thomas Hardy

Beaminster statue