Sandbags are stored
In the old toilet block on Grasmere Drive carpark,
High Bentham.
The door is usually unlocked in good time.

Wenning Avenue . High Bentham.

Victoria Institute, Low Bentham.

Emergency Plan.

Bentham Community Emergency Plan.



Bentham has Defibrillators located at,
The side of the Town Hall, High Bentham.
Outside the GP Surgery on Grasmere Drive,
High Bentham.
Outside the Victoria Institute in Low Bentham.

Welcome to the website of Bentham Town Council.


Our Town Hall is closed and all Council business is being conducted remotely under governmental  advice.

You can contact the Town Clerk by Email, Telephone, Post, or put a note through the Town Hall Letterbox.
It is important that you include your name and address so we can contact you.

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The Agenda for the next meeting of the Council and the Committees will be posted here.

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There will be a meeting of the Full Town Council on Monday the 3rd of May 2021.
to be conducted remotely and starting at 7:30pm

Click the pdf image below for the Agenda.

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There will be a meeting of the Open Spaces Committee on Tuesday the 4th of May 2021,

to be conducted remotely and starting at 7:30pm.

Those wishing to attend, Please log on TEN minutes before the start time,
to allow for any connection issues.
Please Contact the town clerk for access details 

Click the PDF image below for the Agenda.


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Agreed meeting dates for the year 20/21
This is not a definitive list.

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Our meetings will be via video link, Members of the press or public who wish to attend 
should contact the Town Clerk for the link.

The minutes of our meetings are published in the Minutes section
once they have been approved at the subsequent meeting.
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Christine Downey
Clerk to Bentham Town Council.

Please use email townclerk at

or telephone 62587 and leave a message to contact the Town Clerk.


We also maintain a social media presence on Twitter and Facebook.

We have a website About Bentham to promote businesses and events in the Town.

If you need help with contacting support groups during Covid 19 Isolation
Please use the North Yorkshire County Council dedicated phone line 
01609 780 780 
They will refer you to your local support teams.