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All Working Together for Minehead

A joint marketing campaign worked up by business leaders in Minehead earlier this summer is now paying dividends as the town reaches peak holiday s...

03 August 2021

Council news Community

Celebrating Norton Fitzwarren Hillfort

Celebrations are being held to mark the official opening of Norton Fitzwarren Hillfort, one of the hidden archaeological gems of Somerset.

SWT sets out process for Community Governance Review

Councillors are being asked to approve formal arrangements for undertaking a Community Governance Review (CGR) of the Unparished Area of Taunton.

14 July 2021

Community Council news

Minehead e-scooter training and education event

SWT and Zipp Mobility are holding an e-scooter training and education event at Wellington Square, Minehead.

SWT enabling rural housing

As the country marks Rural Housing Week this week Somerset West and Taunton Council is highlighting its work with partners and communities to deliv...

SWT consulting on more zero carbon homes

Somerset West and Taunton Council is encouraging members of the public to have their say on plans for 26 new council rented homes off Wheatley Cres...

A Vision for Tonedale

Somerset West and Taunton Council has made a bid for Government funding to help finance the restoration of Wellington’s heritage and cultural assets.

30 June 2021

Council news Community

Recycle on the go

Somerset West and Taunton Council is making it easier for people to help keep our parks and open spaces clean and green. As part of its drive to ta...

Follow Taunton’s landmark Rainbow Path

The Mayor of Taunton, Cllr Sue Lees, will officially open the new Rainbow Path in Goodland Gardens next week.