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Chairman’s Report – 12th March 2020

March 12th, 2020|

I wish I was a bit more creative with an extensive knowledge of the arts, music and culture. That said I have been known to turn up to many an Airborne concert!  However, mostly, and [...]

Chairman’s Report 5th March 2020

March 5th, 2020|

As days lengthen and we get glimpses of Spring in-between the many recent storms, we can see trees and shrubs budding and breaking into leaf.  It’s my favourite time of year with anticipation of lush [...]

Chairman’s Report 27th February 2020

February 27th, 2020|

  We’ve had two weekends of being weatherbeaten first by Storm Ciara, then Storm Dennis, followed by more rain. I can only hope that calmer weather will return soon. However another “storm” is fast approaching [...]

Chairman’s Report – 13th February 2020

February 13th, 2020|

What a wild weekend the tropical storm Clara gave us! Many sporting events had to be cancelled, and yet again floods inundated communities in England.  Thank goodness, Shepton got off relatively lightly this time. We [...]

Call for volunteers!

February 12th, 2020|

Are you interested in joining a team of volunteers hosting an event on Saturday 15th February 2020 at Shape Mendip in Shepton Mallet? We have been commissioned by the councils in Somerset to host a [...]

We’re Hiring!!

February 12th, 2020|

SHEPTON MALLET TOWN COUNCIL PROJECT OFFICER SSCP 24 to 28 (£27,905 to £31,371) pro rata Shepton Mallet Town Council has created a new role for an enthusiastic and professional Project Officer, to develop and deliver [...]

Becoming a Volunteer

January 29th, 2020|

Are you looking at becoming a Volunteer in 2020? Somerset residents looking for a New Year's resolution would be warmly welcomed to join the growing army of volunteers in the country.  there are roles to [...]

Shepton Mallet: A Town on the up

January 22nd, 2020|

Not only has Nub News hit 60,000 page view on their website, Shepton Mallet town is on the up. Thank you for a brilliant article and well worth the read. Click Here for article   

Christmas Lighting Scheme

January 9th, 2020|

Shepton Mallet Town Council are welcoming expressions of interest from festive lighting companies for the Town's annual display. These should be received by 1st March 2020, a tender process will then be undertaken for a [...]

Have your Say 2019!

October 1st, 2019|

We want to hear from the people who live and work in Shepton Mallet.  We have just three questions for you, all about Shepton Mallet. Your answers will go towards shaping the new vision and [...]

Loss of local veteran

October 1st, 2019|

The funeral of 97 year old, long time Shepton resident and Royal British Legion member, Edwin (Ted) Madgwick will be held at Mendip Crematorium at 10.30am on Friday 4th October 2019. Ted served in the [...]

Consultation on proposed reforms to permitted development rights to support the deployment of 5G and extend mobile coverage

September 19th, 2019|

This consultation will be considered at the Town Development and Planning meeting on Tuesday 8th October 2019 at 7.00pm In the meantime, individuals can also respond by following this link. www.gov.uk/government/consultations/proposed-reforms-to-permitted-development-rights-to-support-the-deployment-of-5g-and-extend-mobile-coverage   

B-Wing

July 16th, 2019|

During Somerset Art Weeks Festival ’19, 21 Sept - 6 Oct, ACE-funded arts project ‘B-Wing’ is making site-responsive contemporary artworks in the unique spaces of B-Wing, Shepton Mallet Prison. As part of the project, B-Wing [...]

Margo & Mr Whatsit

June 20th, 2019|

Do you have an imaginary friend?  A little piece of mischief only you can see? Sophia’s imaginary friend is Mr Whatsit.  No matter where Sophia finds herself living, he’s always there with a joke to [...]

Get involved in the local Community

March 21st, 2019|

Want to get involved in the local community? Have you thought about becoming a Councillor for your Town? Want to stand in the local election 2019? Are you: * A qualifying UK or Commonwealth  or [...]

Flexercise Workshop

January 15th, 2019|

Age UK Somerset is continuing its campaign to get our older residents moving, more often, through a chair based activity session called Flexercise. The workshops are aimed at people who work with or have an [...]

Gas Pipe upgrade in Shepton Mallet

December 20th, 2018|

Information can be found in the link below about gas pipes upgrades in Shepton Mallet.   Gas Pipe upgrade in Shepton Mallet   Wales & West Utilities Customer Service Team will be able to answer [...]

Town Clerk, Sam Winter is moving on

November 22nd, 2018|

Shepton Mallet Town Council’s Town Clerk, Sam Winter, is moving on to pastures new. Those who know Sam agree that she has been a real asset to the town over the last two years. She [...]

In Memory of Ian Murray

November 5th, 2018|

It is with a very heavy heart that the Town Council heard of the recent death of Ian Murray. Ian was a very well-liked man whose honest and friendly character left a positive mark on [...]

Shepton Mallet Carnival 2018 Road Closure

November 1st, 2018|

MENDIP DISTRICT COUNCIL TOWN POLICE CLAUSES ACT 1847 - SECTION 21 ROAD CLOSURE - SHEPTON MALLET CARNIVAL 12th – 14th NOVEMBER 2018 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Mendip District Council has made the following [...]

In Memory of Ken Smith

October 25th, 2018|

It is with great sadness that the Town Council must report the death of Ken Smith, Chairman of the Shepton Mallet Twinning Association. Ken served as an officer of the Association for the last 12 [...]

Vote for Collett Park!

September 11th, 2018|

Vote for your favourite park and show how the UK loves parks The experts at Keep Britain Tidy have had their say and in July  Collett Park, Shepton Mallet was awarded a prestigious Green Flag [...]

Improvements to Collett Park

May 16th, 2018|

A feasibility study is underway to consider what improvements might be made to Collett Park, its facilities and its buildings. The Town Councillors and helpers will be showcasing ideas and taking suggestions from the community [...]

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