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SWT-funded Arts Hub brings new life to historic building

Somerset West and Taunton Council has revived one of Taunton’s 17th Century Manor Houses by repurposing it as a new Arts Hub for cultural and crea...

Free workshop for food and drink businesses

Somerset West and Taunton Council and Sedgemoor District Council have teamed up with the Heart of the South West Growth Hub to organise an event s...

16 June 2022

Council news Business

Further consultation begins on local governance arrangements

Somerset West and Taunton Council has launched the second stage of public consultation on proposed changes to local governance arrangements includi...

15 June 2022

Council news

SWT supporting Armed Forces Day

Somerset West and Taunton Council will be showing its support for the Armed Forces by holding flag-raising ceremonies at Deane House in Taunton and...

09 June 2022

Council news Community

District councils to consider joint ecological vision

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) and Sedgemoor District (SDC) Councils are working on joint proposals to reverse the deterioration of ecosystems wit...

Litter trial results indicate early positive impact

Results from Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council’s litter enforcement trial indicate the scheme is already having an impact, positively influen...

SWT makes final year appointments at Annual Council

The Annual Meeting of Somerset West and Taunton Council was held on Tuesday, 24 May, when Cllr Hazel Prior-Sankey was elected as Chair of the Counc...

25 May 2022

Council news

New campaign promotes SWT as business ‘growth hotspot’

Backed by key business leaders, Somerset West and Taunton Council has launched an exciting new inward investment campaign to put the area on the ma...

13 May 2022

Business Council news

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...