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Consultation to begin on Firepool plans

Somerset West and Taunton Council will begin a programme of consultation on detailed plans for the redevelopment of its flagship site at Firepool t...

Joint committee proposed to help establish Somerset’s unitary council

A new Joint Committee to steer the move to a new single council for Somerset has been proposed by the leaders of the five existing Councils in the...

24 September 2021

Council news

Survey works at the Crescent Car Park

SWT will be carrying out surveys at the Crescent Car Park in Taunton next week ahead of a major refurbishment.

Work complete at East Quay wall

Work to replace a section of the wall at East Quay, Watchet, is now complete representing an investment of £0.75m into the coastal community.

22 September 2021

Council news Community Environment

SWT highly commended at national awards

Somerset West and Taunton Council has been highly commended at this year’s MJ Achievement Awards in recognition of its work to support neurodiversi...

22 September 2021

Council news Community

Ceremony marks the start of major housing regeneration scheme

ENGIE and Somerset West and Taunton Council have celebrated the start of a major redevelopment scheme under the North Taunton Woolaway Project.

Local leisure centres offer free activities on National Fitness Day

Local leisure centres run by Everyone Active in partnership with Somerset West and Taunton Council, will be offering free activities as part of Nat...

Somerset councils joint response on potential electoral arrangements

The five councils in Somerset have jointly responded to the Government regarding their views on potential electoral arrangements for the proposed u...

17 September 2021

Council news

Parishes offered free trees to support royal and national initiatives

In the run-up to this year’s winter planting season, Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) is once again offering free trees to town and parish councils,...

14 September 2021

Council news Environment