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Business grants scheme open

Eligible businesses in the Somerset West and Taunton area will be able to apply for The Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG) from today, Friday...

20 November 2020

Council news Business

Taunton’s Christmas lights switch-on goes virtual

SWT and its partners have been busy preparing the town to bring some festive cheer despite the second round of national restrictions.

18 November 2020

Council news Community Business

SWT issues further grant support to local businesses

New national business grants are being made available to support local businesses affected by the recent lockdown period. They are the Local Restr...

13 November 2020

Council news Business

SWT gifts ShopAppy platform to support local businesses

SWT is gifting the e-commerce platform ShopAppy to local businesses for 12 months, providing another way to boost trade.

16 October 2020

Council news Business

SWT opens more levels at Paul Street car park

SWT will reopen levels 2 and 2A of the Paul Street Car Park in Taunton from 8am on Monday 3 August.

31 July 2020

Council news Business

SWT cash boost to support town centres

SWT has announced a £500,000 cash boost to support town centres as part of its commitment to recovery, investment, jobs and opportunity.

15 July 2020

Council news Business

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

Discretionary Grant scheme extended

SWT has extended its discretionary business grants scheme to include a wider range of businesses and organisations.

15 June 2020

Council news Business

Lifeline for commercial vessels

SWT is throwing a lifeline to commercial fishing vessels and businesses moored in Minehead.

22 April 2020

Council news Business