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More businesses to benefit from discretionary grant scheme

SWT is extending its Discretionary Business Grant scheme to include more businesses and organisations who have been adversely affected by the COVID...

10 July 2020

Council news Business

SWT to build first zero carbon homes

SWT has approved funding to build the first zero carbon affordable homes in the district.

Council’s construction partner receives top accolade

SWT’s delivery partner for the regeneration of Coal Orchard has received a top accolade from an independent organisation raising standards in the c...

Housing support from SWT

SWT is reaching out to help tenants, landlords and those at risk of homelessness as Coronavirus restrictions begin to ease.

06 July 2020

Council news Housing news

Reopening play areas safely

SWT has been preparing its play areas for opening on Saturday 4 July following the release of new Government guidelines.

Somerset West Lottery summer bonus prize

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

03 July 2020

Council news Community

Provision for Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities in Somerset

The challenges of COVID-19 have a greater impact on people from Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities, particularly around the ability to follow go...

02 July 2020

Council news

Minehead BID invoices to be delayed

In these unprecedented times during the Covid-19 crisis, Minehead BID and Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) have agreed to delay the issue of year th...

30 June 2020

Council news Business

SWT takes unauthorised encampment action

SWT is taking action to deter unauthorised encampments on open space at the Blackbrook Leisure Centre, Taunton.

24 June 2020

Council news Community