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Flagship Hinkley Point C community project complete

One of the flagship projects funded by Hinkley Point C’s multi-million pound Community Impact Mitigation (CIM) Fund is ready to open its doors to t...

20 October 2020

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SWT celebrates Green Flag Award winners

Somerset West and Taunton’s parks and open spaces have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the very best in the country. Thi...

15 October 2020

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SWT putting public safety first this Christmas

The Taunton Christmas Lights Switch On will not take place this year in line with Government advice around the spread of Coronavirus.

SWT to launch E-scooter trial

Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) today announced that the Department for Transport (DfT) has approved its proposal to operate an e-scooter t...

Self-isolation payment scheme launched

Somerset West and Taunton Council and Sedgemoor District Council are working together to ensure that people are not out of pocket if they are told...

12 October 2020

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Remembrance in 2020

Remembrance commemorations will be different in Taunton this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions.

12 October 2020

Council news Community

SWT supports Local Electricity Bill

Somerset West and Taunton Council is supporting a new Bill that would empower communities to sell locally generated electricity directly to local c...

SWT launches Community Chest

SWT has launched a new fund to help communities recover from the effects of COVID-19.

01 October 2020

Council news Community

Next steps funding for rough sleepers accommodation

SWT has been awarded Government funding to continue providing interim accommodation for rough sleepers during the Coronavirus pandemic.

25 September 2020

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