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SWT welcomes safe return of visitors to its town centres

The Council has been working with businesses to prepare for the reopening of the district’s high streets and retail centres so returning customers...

Deane House Hub opening for appointments

The Deane House Hub will re-open for appointments only on Monday 12 April as we enter step two of the Government’s Roadmap out of lockdown.

08 April 2021

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Take pride in your local park and dispose of litter responsibly

Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) is responsible for maintaining a variety of parks and open spaces for residents and visitors to enjoy.

Stay local and enjoy our coastline responsibly

SWT is asking visitors to be considerate to local communities, park responsibly, dispose of litter carefully and follow the signage in place to kee...

Council staff book 30,000 Coronavirus vaccines for Somerset residents

More than 30,000 local people have been contacted and invited for a Covid-19 vaccination by staff from Somerset’s five councils.

30 March 2021

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Decision deferred on transfer of Open Space Land

SWT is to postpone making a decision on the proposed transfer of land at the rear of Wellington Sports Centre to Wellington Rugby Football Club aft...

30 March 2021

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Unauthorised encampment at Blackbrook Leisure Centre

SWT has today been made aware of an unauthorised encampment taking place at Blackbrook Leisure Centre in Taunton.

26 March 2021

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SWT supports national Day of Reflection

Somerset West and Taunton Council will be observing a minute’s silence today (Tuesday 23 March) to remember all those who have lost their lives dur...

23 March 2021

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SWT taking action on litter

As restrictions ease and the nation prepares to come out of lockdown SWT will be making sure our streets and open spaces are clean and welcoming fo...