Minehead Mayor Cllr Val Welch was invited to the Hope Centre at Minehead Baptist Church so she could find out more about the services offered there. The Hope Centre supports the homeless and people suffering from addictions with the help of centre staff and volunteers. The Hope centre is open Mondays from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm and on Tuesdays from 10.30 am to 2.00 pm. The centre offers, meals, shower facilities, clothing and leisure activities. The centre is supported by a range of external agencies, it has a counsellor available and representatives from the Taunton Association for the Homeless calls into the centre on Tuesdays.
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.