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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.


East Street Consultation Underway

SWT is encouraging members of the public to have their say on the effect of temporary changes to traffic flow in Taunton.

SWT aims to create Community Chest Fund

SWT is aiming to create a new fund to help communities recover from the effects of COVID-19.

02 September 2020

Council news Community

Somerset West Lottery autumn prize draw

Following on from the success of previous national initiatives, the Somerset West Lottery is taking part in the autumn 2020 bolt-on prize draw.

01 September 2020

Community Council news

Marking VJ Day together

Taunton’s 40 Commando Royal Marines and the Mayor of Taunton, Cllr Fran Smith, are hosting a Covid-secure service to commemorate the 75th anniversa...

12 August 2020

Council news Community

SWT takes unauthorised encampment action

SWT is taking action to deter unauthorised encampments on open space at the Blackbrook Leisure Centre, Taunton.

24 June 2020

Council news Community

SWT marks Armed Forces Day

SWT is commemorating Armed Forces Day on Saturday 27 June in a socially distanced format.

17 June 2020

Council news Community

Commemorate VE Day with us

SWT plans to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) despite Coronavirus restrictions, and wants as many people as possible to...

29 April 2020

Council news Community

Mayor attends virtual opening of community shop

The Mayor of Taunton, Cllr Fran Smith, has made her first virtual appearance at the opening of the Wilton and Sherford Community Shop.

15 April 2020

Council news Community

Somerfest 2020 cancelled

Somerset West and Taunton Council regrets to announce that Somerfest will not take place this year.