Meet the new Shepton town councillor
ROBIN Scott has been elected the newest member of Shepton Mallet town council for the west ward.
Mr Scott, Liberal Democrat, received 202 votes at the by election last week.
Susan Hartnett, Conservative, gained 153, Derek Marvin, standing for the local community, 124, and Kenneth Hurrell, Labour, 122.
Mr Scott said: “I would like to offer thanks to Stuart Brown and the returning officer's team for their swift and effective work in handling the election last Thursday.
“I shall be pleased to serve the ward and be ready to respond to the concerns of those in Shepton West.”
The poll took place last Thursday at the Baptist Church, Commercial Road, Shepton Mallet, from 7am until 10pm.