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Cricket star lights up the town

Cricket legend Marcus Trescothick will switch on Taunton’s Christmas lights this year. The honour has been given to the Somerset star who retired...

23 October 2019


Remembrance in Taunton

The Mayor of Taunton, Councillor Francesca Smith, will lead a programme of events to mark this year’s annual observation of Remembrance.

03 October 2019


Green Flags go up

Green Flags have been raised at six of SWT’s parks and open spaces which were recognised as some of the best in this year’s Green Flag Award Scheme.

19 September 2019

Sport and leisure Community

Emergency Services Flag Raising

SWT will mark national Emergency Services Day with a flag raising ceremony at Deane House.

03 September 2019


Councillor joins rough sleepers count

SWT’s Executive Member for Community, Councillor Chris Booth, has joined the Streetwise team on their regular count of rough sleepers.

06 August 2019


Traditional deck chairs back in Minehead

Somerset West and Taunton Council is backing a joint project at Minehead beach as part of its commitment to coastal communities.

30 July 2019


Norton Hillfort in community Festival of Archaeology

The ancient hillfort at Norton Fitzwarren which was recently secured for future generations by SWT and Historic England will be the focus of a comm...

18 July 2019


SWT moves to combat litter problem

SWT is offering gull proof bags to some residents in the St James Street area in a bid to beat litter problems.

10 July 2019


Charity cheques presented

The last Mayor of Taunton Deane, Cllr Catherine Herbert, has presented cheques to her chosen charities after a year of successful fundraising.

27 June 2019