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SWT retains Green Flag Awards

Somerset West and Taunton’s parks and open spaces have retained their ranking as some of the very best in the country thanks to the hard work of th...

SWT consulting on new taxi fare cap proposal

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council is seeking the public’s views in response to new requests to increase the maximum fares charged by local ta...

‘Recycling On-The-Go’ poster competition winner announced

Evelyn Stead, 14, from Court Fields School in Wellington has been announced as the winner of Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council’s ‘Recycling O...

20 July 2022

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Local leisure centres supporting the community

Leisure centres in Somerset West and Taunton are set to offer free membership to children in care and care experienced young people from this month.

E-scooter training and education event

Somerset West and Taunton’s e-scooter operator Zipp Mobility is running a training and education event in Taunton town centre this week.

SWT declares “cost of living emergency”

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has declared a districtwide emergency in response to rising living costs currently suffered by residents.

15 July 2022

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Have your say on proposal to manage flood risk

Somerset West and Taunton Council has launched a public consultation on a proposal to create new flood defences between Firepool Lock and Obridge i...

Empowering communities to take action on litter

Children from the Bouncy Bear nursery in Wellington have received an educational visit from litter enforcement officers who are patrolling Somerset...

Engage with our local governance consultation at drop-in events

Residents are being encouraged to find out more about proposed changes to local governance arrangements at engagement events taking place during th...

05 July 2022

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