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Fox’s Field secured for the community

SWT has acquired the green space adjacent to Tonedale Mill, Wellington, following its designation as an Asset of Community Value.

25 January 2021

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Work to begin at Norton Hillfort

Norton Hillfort is one of the hidden archaeological gems of Somerset whose origins can be traced back over 5,000 years. SWT has secured funding fro...

22 January 2021

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Leisure operator offers top home fitness tips

Local leisure operator Everyone Active has released its top home exercises to combat inactivity in Taunton and Wellington following the announcemen...

SWT scheme supports National Tree Week

Parish and town councils across the district are giving their open spaces a boost during National Tree Week thanks to Somerset West and Taunton Cou...

Deane House Hub open for appointments

The Deane House Hub has re-opened for appointments only following the end of national lockdown restrictions.

02 December 2020

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SWT to appraise rough sleeping provision

SWT is set to undertake a review of its accommodation requirements for homeless and rough sleeping provision.

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 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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