Martin Berkeley

Which ward do you represent?

East Ward

Any committee roles?

Recreation, Amenities, and Environment (RAE) and Arts, Culture, and Tourism (ACT)

Tell us a little bit about yourself (100 words max)

Cider-maker at Pilton Cider, based at the Anglo Trading Estate in Shepton Mallet

What motivated you to become a councillor?

I want to work with the town council to help improve Shepton Mallet

What do you enjoy most about the role?

Working with community groups to make a difference

What’s the most frequent issue you deal with in your ward?

Need for economic regeneration in the town centre

Do you have any advice for anyone thinking about becoming a councillor?

Being a Town Councillor is a great opportunity to help make a positive difference to where you live.

How can people contact you if they have an issue to raise?