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SWT celebrates Green Flag Awards

Seven of Somerset West and Taunton’s parks and open spaces have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the very best in the coun...

Boost for Business Revitalisation

Businesses in the Somerset West and Taunton area that have borne the brunt of Covid restrictions this year may be able to benefit from the Council’...

13 October 2021

Council news Business

Free water refilling introduced to reduce single-use plastics

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) is providing free tap water refilling stations in partnership with Wessex Water and Somerset County Council to help...

12 October 2021

Council news Environment

SWT commits to ending rough sleeping by 2027

At a Full Council meeting on Tuesday, 5 October, Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) agreed to adopt an accommodation strategy and delivery plan to bot...

12 October 2021

Council news Housing news

District Councillor election result: Wilton & Sherford Ward

The election result for the Wilton & Sherford Ward of Somerset West and Taunton Council, which took place on Thursday, 7 October 2021, has now been...

County Councillor election result: Comeytrowe & Trull Division

The election result for the Comeytrowe & Trull Electoral Division of Somerset County Council, which took place on Thursday, 7 October 2021, has now...

Last chance to get your food and drink business mapped!

Somerset West & Taunton (SWT) and Sedgemoor District Councils are working with the Food and Drink Forum to understand the support needs of local fo...

07 October 2021

Business Council news

SWT secures £136k grant towards EV charging project

SWT’s Climate Change team has successfully secured a government grant worth £136,000 to boost the roll-out of Electric Vehicle (EV) charge points i...

05 October 2021

Council news Environment

Local Validation Checklist updated

Somerset West and Taunton Council has updated the Local Validation Checklist for planning applications following a public consultation.