Green Flag Awards announced

SWT’s parks and open spaces have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the very best in the world.

17 July 2019

Sport and leisure

Park and Ride funding

SWT is set to make a further contribution to keep the Taunton Park and Ride service running.

SWT wins through first round of Future High Streets funding

SWT has been successful in the first round of bids for the Government’s Future High Streets Fund to support its plans to make the town centre fit f...

10 July 2019

SWT moves to combat litter problem

SWT is offering gull proof bags to some residents in the St James Street area in a bid to beat litter problems.

10 July 2019


Charity cheques presented

The last Mayor of Taunton Deane, Cllr Catherine Herbert, has presented cheques to her chosen charities after a year of successful fundraising.

27 June 2019


Armed Forces Flag Raising

People are being invited to show their support for the Armed Forces at services being held by Somerset West and Taunton on Monday 24 June.

20 June 2019


Firepool proposals presented

Proposals for progressing the delivery of the regeneration of Firepool are being presented to the new Somerset West and Taunton administration for...

Executive announced

The first meeting of Somerset West and Taunton Council was held on Wednesday 22 May when Cllr Federica Smith-Roberts, officially took her position...

23 May 2019

Council news

Clean Sweep for Taunton

Somerset West and Taunton Council is giving Taunton town centre a spring clean.

23 May 2019