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Williton Police move to West Somerset House

Avon and Somerset Police have moved to a new police station at West Somerset House, Williton, the offices of Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT).

15 March 2021

Council news Community

Somerset West Lottery spring prize draw

Everyone who signs up to purchase one or more tickets in the Somerset West Lottery between 1 March and 24 April will be in with the chance to win a...

02 March 2021

Council news Community

Live in Somerset Cancelled for 2021

The organiser of Taunton’s Live in Somerset has announced that it will not be bringing live music to Vivary Park this year, as COVID-19 restriction...

Community Employment Hubs offer services remotely

SWT’s Community Employment Hubs are now providing remote support to help job seekers in lockdown

09 February 2021

Council news Community

Wellington’s Tone Works gets grant from Culture Recovery Fund

A unique textile site in Somerset, established in 1796, has been awarded a £348,420 grant by Historic England as part of the government’s Culture R...

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

Council news Community

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

Council news Community

SWT to support UK Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

SWT is once again supporting the UK’s Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), to commemorate victims of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides

20 January 2021


Leisure operator offers top home fitness tips to tackle lockdown inact

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