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Don’t feed the gulls

SWT is continuing its work to ensure our streets and open spaces are clean and welcoming but at this time of year it’s not just litter dropped by h...

Two Western Leaders Meet

A week on from victory in the local poll, the Leaders of Somerset West and Taunton Council and Sedgemoor District Council met to discuss next steps...

15 June 2021

Council news

Council to raise flag for Armed Forces Day 2021

Somerset West and Taunton Council will once again be showing its support for the Armed Forces by holding two flag-raising ceremonies on Monday, 21...

15 June 2021

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Survey launched to gauge interest in electric car club

Somerset West And Taunton Council is seeking the views of residents, businesses and community organisations for an electric car club to be piloted...

Work starts at East Quay wall

Work to replace a section of the wall at East Quay, Watchet, has started this week representing a further investment of £0.75m into the coastal co...

SWT investing in the future

SWT is pursuing commercial investment opportunities to generate additional income that can be reinvested in service delivery in the face of continu...

11 June 2021

Council news

Leaders thank voters for backing Stronger Somerset plan

Leaders from the four Somerset district councils have thanked the more than 111,000 people who voted in the local poll on options for change in loc...

11 June 2021

Council news

Coal Orchard residential properties on sale

SWT is working with trusted local estate agent Connells to market the residential apartments at the Council’s flagship Coal Orchard development.

Beach safety cameras coming to Minehead

Three overhead panoramic cameras will be installed at Minehead beach on Thursday, 10 June as part of a nation-wide Covid-safety scheme being adopte...

09 June 2021

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