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SWT ranked top in Climate Emergency scorecard

Somerset West and Taunton has been ranked as the top performing district council in analysis by the campaign group Climate Emergency UK.

27 January 2022

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SWT identifies land for new swimming pool in Minehead

Somerset West and Taunton Council is taking the first step to secure a new swimming pool for the West Somerset community.

SWT approves new litter enforcement scheme

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has approved a new enforcement scheme to help keep its streets and public spaces free from litter.

Iconic benches starting conversations in SWT parks

Somerset West and Taunton Council has received two of the iconic benches being placed around the country in a campaign encouraging people to talk a...

Recycling-on-the-go poster competition extended

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council’s ‘Recycling-on-the-go’ poster competition has been extended until 31 January to give more of the districts...

SWT partnership keeping construction sites safe

Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) and construction contractor ENGIE are delivering Health and Safety talks at local primary schools to discus...

SWT to consider new litter enforcement scheme

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council is set to approve a twelve-month trial enforcement scheme as part of its ongoing commitment to help keep it...

Coronavirus Helpline’s 17,000th caller

A dedicated helpline set up to provide a single point of contact for Somerset residents at the start of the coronavirus pandemic has now taken more...

Local Authority scheme improves energy efficiency of park homes

District councils in Mendip, South Somerset, Sedgemoor and Somerset West and Taunton have been working with the Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE)...