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Firepool phase two work begins

SWT is pressing ahead with work on the regeneration of its flagship Firepool site, kick starting its economic recovery plans.

Coal Orchard regeneration progressing

Work on the regeneration of Coal Orchard is progressing at pace with the fabric of commercial and retail units, and residential apartments now clea...

SWT supports the Great British September Clean

SWT is calling on everyone to get behind the Great British September Clean and help keep the district tidy.

14 September 2020

Council news Community

East Street Consultation Underway

SWT is encouraging members of the public to have their say on the effect of temporary changes to traffic flow in Taunton.

Stronger Somerset proposal approved at SWT Full Council

Somerset West and Taunton Council has given its overwhelming support to the Stronger Somerset Business Case which proposes two new unitary Councils...

11 September 2020

Council news

Stronger Somerset is the best choice to build the future we deserve

A fresh start for Somerset moved a step closer today as every Somerset district council overwhelmingly backed a bold new plan - Stronger Somerset -...

11 September 2020

Council news

SWT aims to create Community Chest Fund

SWT is aiming to create a new fund to help communities recover from the effects of COVID-19.

02 September 2020

Council news Community

Somerset West Lottery autumn prize draw

Following on from the success of previous national initiatives, the Somerset West Lottery is taking part in the autumn 2020 bolt-on prize draw.

01 September 2020

Community Council news

Stronger Somerset: Our ambitious plan to deliver a stronger future

Somerset has been offered a once in a generation chance to improve the lives of everyone in the county.

26 August 2020

Council news