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SWT encouraging women in local government on International Women’s Day

Somerset West and Taunton Council is joining the world in recognising the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, as it mar...

Taunton retold through town centre display

A graphical timeline illustrating Taunton’s history from the Anglo-Saxon period to the 20th Century will be displayed on the front of the former De...

Set up a council tax direct debit to receive energy rebate quickly

Somerset West and Taunton Council is urging bill-payers to set up a direct debit to pay their council tax, to ensure they get their £150 energy reb...

02 March 2022

Council news Community

Somerset West Lottery spring bonus prize draw

Everyone who signs up to buy one or more tickets in the Somerset West Lottery between 1 March and 23 April 2022 will be in with the chance to win a...

28 February 2022

Community Council news

Museum of the Moon comes to Taunton

Somerset West and Taunton Council has teamed up with UK artist Luke Jerram and St Mary Magdalene Church to bring the Museum of the Moon to Taunton.

SWT play areas undergo £100k+ makeover

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has invested close to £112,000 upgrading its play areas across Taunton and Wellington.

Grant funding available for business groups, clusters and networks

Business groups in Somerset that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are being given the opportunity to apply for grant fundi...

11 February 2022

Council news Business Community

SWT partnership encouraging apprenticeships

Somerset West and Taunton Council and construction contractor ENGIE are working with local schools to promote careers in construction through the S...

Green Flags raised in award winning parks

Green flags have been raised at seven of Somerset West and Taunton’s parks and open spaces – a sign they have been recognised as some of the very b...