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Formal Notice of election published

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has published notice for the election to Taunton Parish Council being held on Thursday 4 May.

SWT homes to benefit from additional Energy Efficiency funds

Last month, Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council announced a £20m Neighbourhood Energy Efficiency Project to help make the districts homes warme...

April bolt-on prize announced for Somerset West Lottery players

The Somerset West Lottery is now running the April bolt-on prize draw.

27 March 2023

Council news Community

SWT depot set to receive renewable energy source

Electricity for Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council’s operations depot in Westpark, Wellington, is set to be supplied mostly from renewable ene...

24 March 2023

Council news Environment

Next generation fleet arrives for Somerset West and Taunton

A new fleet of vans, featuring the latest electric and next generation diesel vehicles, has arrived at Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) this month a...

Taunton Town Council election: Apply now to vote by post

Residents in the Taunton area who will not be able to vote in person in the election for the new Taunton Town Council on 4 May should apply now for...

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.

Round two of energy saving grants now open to businesses

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council is launching a second round of Energy Efficiency grants to help small and micro businesses become greener a...

10 March 2023

Council news Business

First round of works completed for new playing field

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has completed the first stage of work for a new community playing field at Stembridge Way, Norton Fitzwarre...