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Taunton town centre CCTV gets digital upgrade
Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has upgraded eleven of Taunton town centre’s CCTV cameras from analogue to digital.
16 March 2023Council news Community safety Partnership working
Major incident declared over flood risk in Somerset
The Environment Agency and the local authorities in Somerset have declared a major incident because of flood risk in the county.
18 January 2023Council news Community safety Environment
Environmental improvements progress with Vivary Park works
A programme of environmental improvements to Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council’s parks and open spaces has progressed with a catalogue of wor...
12 July 2022Council news Community safety Sport and leisure
Vivary Park resurfacing underway
Work has started to resurface the network of paths in Taunton’s Green Flag award-winning Vivary Park as part of SWT’s ongoing re-surfacing programm...
12 May 2022Council news Community safety Sport and leisure
RNIB joins e-scooter training and education event
Somerset West and Taunton Council is holding an e-scooter training and education event with support from the Royal National Institute of Blind Peop...
30 March 2022Council news Community safety Environment
Coronavirus Helpline’s 17,000th caller
A dedicated helpline set up to provide a single point of contact for Somerset residents at the start of the coronavirus pandemic has now taken more...
09 December 2021Community Council news Community safety
SWT adopts new beach safety App
Somerset West and Taunton has adopted a new innovative App to safeguard visitors and residents to Minehead and other beaches around the UK.
15 July 2021Council news Community safety
The four district councils in Somerset – Mendip, Sedgemoor, Somerset West and Taunton and South Somerset – have appointed two additional Covid ward...
17 November 2020Council news Community safety
Splash Point Wall permanent repairs underway
Work to replace the Splash Point sea defence wall damaged in the winter storms of 2019/20 is progressing at pace.
21 October 2020Council news Community safety Environment