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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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Covid-safe staff

The four district councils in Somerset – Mendip, Sedgemoor, Somerset West and Taunton and South Somerset – have appointed two additional Covid ward...

17 November 2020

Council 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.