Christine took up the position of Town Clerk in March 2008, prior to that she was Finance Officer at Lyme Regis Town Council. As Town Clerk her role is very varied running the Council and heads up a team of 8 part time employees.
In her spare time Christine enjoys spending time with her two grandchildren. She has a keen interest in walking, having recently completed the 630 mile South West Coast Path, gardening and reading.
Sam has worked for the Town Council for 17 years and alongside her general reception and administration duties has responsibility for a number of the Council’s projects including the website, the Public Hall Working Party and Community Resilience. In her spare time Sam is kept busy with her two children and her dog Bruce. Sam has a keen interest in paddleboard fitness, yoga, running, walking and is a bit of a weather watcher!
Sharon joined the Town Council team in 2018, her role is to assist and support Christine and Sam with their administrative duties. Sharon has recently relocated to Burton Bradstock and is enjoying familiarising herself with the local area. In her spare time Sharon enjoys keeping fit by walking her dog and attending regular yoga classes
Kath has been Caretaker at the Public Hall for 8 years. This is a part-time role which includes reservations and general maintenance to ensure all areas are ready for the hirers.Having lived in Beaminster for many years Kath is a familiar face in the town and as well as the Public Hall you may also come across her in her other part-time roles at Beaminster Pre-School or the Greyhound Inn.
When time permits Kath enjoys socialising, keep-fit, watching sport and visiting her two grown up children in London.
Stefan joined the Town Council team in 2018 and is primary role is the upkeep of the Memorial Playing Field and surrounding area. This includes maintaining the sports pitches and the new children’s play park.
Stefan is interested in sports, woodwork and has been involved in many tree planting programs in his spare time.
Matthew joined the Town Council in September 2021 and is responsible for the maintenance of the hedges and grounds around the plots in Beaminster Cemetery as well as helping keep the Memorial Playing Fields both safe and tidy
Outside of work Matthew is a keen cyclist and runner being a member of Bridport cycling club and also enjoys growing vegetables on his allotment in Bradpole
Rita has been Cleansing Operative at the Town Council for 3 years. Rita’s duties include keeping the Memorial Playing Field and Cemetery litter free and emptying the bins. Rita has lived in Beaminster for 30 years and co-founded the first Beaver/Scout colony in West Dorset, her son is now a Scout Leader.
In her spare time, Rita enjoys walks in the countryside and crosswords.