Rob Heaton

Which ward do you represent?

East Ward

Any committee roles?

Chair of ACT, reserve for HR

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

Originally from Crewe in Cheshire I moved to Shepton about 6 years ago. I am a secondary school teacher of science but also a trained vet nurse. I have an interest in Sci-fi and fantasy books and most different sports especially Everton football club.

What motivated you to become a councillor?

I wished to help the community in a meaningful way

What do you enjoy most about the role?

Being part of activities that the council has helped facilitate

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

Antisocial activities

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

Make sure you have time to do justice to the role

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

Councillor email:


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