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Housing recruitment event at the Great Western Hotel in Taunton on Tuesday 31 May from 10am until 1pm.

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations 2022


New campaign promotes SWT as business ‘growth hotspot’

Backed by key business leaders, Somerset West and Taunton Council has launched an exciting new inward investment campaign to put the area on the ma...

13 May 2022

Business Council news

Vivary Park resurfacing underway

Work has started to resurface the network of paths in Taunton’s Green Flag award-winning Vivary Park as part of SWT’s ongoing re-surfacing programm...

Funding available for electric vehicle charge points

Somerset West and Taunton Council has launched a new round of grant funding to support the installation of electric vehicle charge points (EVCPs) a...

SWT shortlisted in regional planning awards

Somerset West and Taunton’s Climate Positive Planning guidance has been shortlisted in this year’s Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) South West...

Town and Parish Council election results 

Results for contested town and parish councils in the Somerset West and Taunton area have been published.

Local leisure centres exceed pre-pandemic membership levels

Local leisure operator, Everyone Active, has exceeded pre-pandemic membership levels, proving that health and fitness is firmly back on the agenda...

Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with SWT

A party to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is being held in Taunton’s Vivary Park on Sunday 5 June. Somerset West and Taunton Council is putting...

SWT updates climate positive planning advice

In response to changes in legislation and policy, Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has updated its interim planning guidance with regards to...

Somerset West Lottery spring 2022 bolt-on prize

The Somerset West Lottery is now running the spring 2022 bolt-on prize draw.

25 April 2022

Community Council news