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SWT-funded Arts Hub brings new life to historic building

Somerset West and Taunton Council has revived one of Taunton’s 17th Century Manor Houses by repurposing it as a new Arts Hub for cultural and crea...

SWT supporting Armed Forces Day

Somerset West and Taunton Council will be showing its support for the Armed Forces by holding flag-raising ceremonies at Deane House in Taunton and...

09 June 2022

Council news Community

Litter trial results indicate early positive impact

Results from Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council’s litter enforcement trial indicate the scheme is already having an impact, positively influen...

Funding available for electric vehicle charge points

Somerset West and Taunton Council has launched a new round of grant funding to support the installation of electric vehicle charge points (EVCPs) a...

Local leisure centres exceed pre-pandemic membership levels

Local leisure operator, Everyone Active, has exceeded pre-pandemic membership levels, proving that health and fitness is firmly back on the agenda...

Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with SWT

A party to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is being held in Taunton’s Vivary Park on Sunday 5 June. Somerset West and Taunton Council is putting...

Somerset West Lottery spring 2022 bolt-on prize

The Somerset West Lottery is now running the spring 2022 bolt-on prize draw.

25 April 2022

Community Council news

Beware of Council Tax Energy Rebate scam

Residents are being warned that criminals are calling people and asking for their bank details in order to receive the Council Tax Energy Rebate.

08 April 2022

Council news Community

Changing Places to make a difference

SWT has been awarded Government funding to deliver two new Changing Places toilets. The Council has been allocated £96,360 from Department of Level...