Strategic, Governance and Financial Documents


The Parish Council has produced the following documents in relation to the COVID-19 Pandemic in respect of an emergency procedure and a volunteering scheme.  The Council working with the Barnham and Eastergate Community Trust has also set up two help lines for advice and support the details of which can be found on the poster below, which is being distributed to all homes in the Parish over the next few days.

BEPC Emergency Procedure

BEPC Volunteering Scheme

Help/Advice Line Poster

Public Notice for Use of Murrells Field

Public Notice for Use of Eastergate Field


Following the merger of Barnham Parish Council and Eastergate Parish Council the responsibility for approving the accounts for each Parish Council was passed to the new Barnham and Eastergate Parish Council.

Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2018-19 -BPC

Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2018-19  -EPC

Conclusion of Audit Notice 2018-19 - EPC

Conclusion of Audit Notice 2018-19 - BPC

External Auditor Statement 2018-19 - EPC

External Auditor Statement 2018-19 - BPC 


The following Governance Documents of Barnham & Eastergate Parish Council were  approved at the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council on 14th May 2019.

Standing Orders

Financial Regulations

Code of Conduct

FOI Publication Scheme

Data Protection Policy

Grant Awarding Policy 

Security Incident Policy

Complaints Procedure

Planning & Environment Committee ToR

Procurement Policy

Barnham and Eastergate Strategic Plan

On 2nd July the Barnham and Eastergate Parish Council approved a Strategic Plan for the Council.

This document is a high-level summary of the B&E Strategic Plan. It should be read in conjunction with:

The Strategic Plan sets the key priorities that the Parish Council will focus on over the next 5 years.

The Plan will be reviewed annually and will be used in the budgeting process, to plan activities for the forthcoming year and will enable the Parish Council to monitor its progress against key priorities.