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Please be aware that our Customer Service Department will not be available from 12:30pm on Friday 24th September for essential training. Our phone lines will open again at 8am and our Customer Hubs will open at 8:30am on Monday 27th September.


Take pride in your local park and dispose of litter responsibly

Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) is responsible for maintaining a variety of parks and open spaces for residents and visitors to enjoy.

Stay local and enjoy our coastline responsibly

SWT is asking visitors to be considerate to local communities, park responsibly, dispose of litter carefully and follow the signage in place to kee...

Council staff book 30,000 Coronavirus vaccines for Somerset residents

More than 30,000 local people have been contacted and invited for a Covid-19 vaccination by staff from Somerset’s five councils.

30 March 2021

Council news Community

Decision deferred on transfer of Open Space Land

SWT is to postpone making a decision on the proposed transfer of land at the rear of Wellington Sports Centre to Wellington Rugby Football Club aft...

30 March 2021

Council news Community

Unauthorised encampment at Blackbrook Leisure Centre

SWT has today been made aware of an unauthorised encampment taking place at Blackbrook Leisure Centre in Taunton.

26 March 2021

Council news Community

SWT supports national Day of Reflection

Somerset West and Taunton Council will be observing a minute’s silence today (Tuesday 23 March) to remember all those who have lost their lives dur...

23 March 2021

Council news Community

SWT taking action on litter

As restrictions ease and the nation prepares to come out of lockdown SWT will be making sure our streets and open spaces are clean and welcoming fo...

Local Pantry to launch in Rowbarton

SWT is working in partnership with Somerset County Council, Rowbarton Methodist Church and surplus food charity, FareShare, to pilot a county-wide...

Don’t miss out on free delivery by shopping with ShopAppy

SWT has joined forces with ShopAppy in a joint first to offer free delivery on goods purchased using its e-commerce platform.