Data Protection Policy Statement General Privacy Notice – please click on this link

Shepton Mallet Town Council complies with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation. The Council follows procedures that aim to ensure all employees, elected Members, contractors, consultants, partners or other servants or agents of the Council who have access to any personal data held by or on behalf of the Council, are fully aware of and abide by their duties under the General Data Protection Regulation.

If you would like to speak with our office about this policy, please call 01749 343984 or email

For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data sharing issues, or to make a complaint about how Shepton Mallet Town Council have handled your personal information, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or visit or email

Notice of Conclusion of audit and AGAR 2019/20, sections 1, 2 & 3

Notice of Public Rights and Summary

The council is required to complete and submit to its External Auditor an Annual Return. The public have the right to inspect the accounts of the council. Details of the inspection period are shown in the Notice of Public Rights which includes a declaration that the accounts have not been audited. The Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2019/2020 includes 2 parts: the Annual Governance Statement and the Accounting Statement. Section 1 & Section 2

External Audit Report & Certificate  2018-2019

External Auditor Report and Certificate 2017-2018

External Auditor Report & Certificate 2016-2017

External Auditor Report & Certificate 2015-2016

External Auditor Report & Certificate 2014-2015

Our Internal Auditor is: Auditing Solutions Ltd., Clackerbrook Farm, 46 The Common, Bromham, WILTSHIRE SN15 2JJ
Our External Auditor is: PKF Littlejohn, 1 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4HD

In accordance with the Local Government Transparency Code 2014, Shepton Mallet Town council publishes its expenditure that exceeds £500

Payments Listings – January 2021

Payments Listings – December 2020

Payments Listings – November  2020

Payments Listings – October 2020

Payments Listings – September 2020

Payments Listings – August 2020

Payments Listings – July 2020

Payments Listing  – June 2020

Payments Listing – May 2020

Payments Listing – April 2020

Payments Listing – March 2020

Payments Listing – February 2020

Payments Listing – January 2020

Payments Listing – December 2019

Payments Listing – November 2019

Payments Listing – October 2019

Payments Listing – September 2019

Payment Listing – August 2019

Payment Listing – July 2019

Payment Listing – June 2019

Payment Listing – May 2019

Payment Listing – April 2019

The Town Council has set policies and byelaws that assist the good administration of the Council. These documents are considered and approved by the full Council.

Public Space Protection Orders
The town, including Collett Park and the play areas, is subject to Public Space Protection Orders set by Mendip District Council to control anti-social behaviour. The detail of the orders can be read here: Completed MDC PSPO no.2 2018 and Completed MDC PSPO no.3 2018

Collett Park Dog Byelaw

Requires dogs to be on a lead at all time within the Park.

Collett Park Cycling Byelaw
Sets out the prohibition of cycling within the Park.