The Mayor of Minehead, Cllr Jean Parbrook, accompanied by her Deputy, Cllr David Archer and the Town Clerk Mrs Susan Sanders, attended the Grand Opening of The Beach Hotel on Saturday 18 July at 7.00 pm. This event was hosted by Minehead Information Centre in conjunction with The Beach Hotel and Minehead Museum. The event gave them a chance to view the rooms and facilities at the hotel, see the exhibits in the Museum and meet those working and volunteering at the venue. The experience was completed by hors d'oeuvres, wine and music.
On the 16th May 2016 at the Statutory Annual Meeting of the Full Council Councillor Jean Parbrook was re-elected as the Mayor of Minehead, Councillor Andrew Kingston-James was elected as Deputy Mayor of Minehead.