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Online calendar launched to promote districtwide events

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has commissioned Visit Exmoor and Visit Somerset to develop and host a searchable online ‘Events & Things t...

Call for voters to register in time for elections this May

Voters in Somerset West and Taunton are being reminded to make sure they are registered to vote and able to take part in local elections for the ne...

Funds on offer to boost Somerset’s tourism economy

A new grant scheme has launched which will help expand Somerset’s tourism offer as the county’s visitor economy recovers from the disruption caused...

07 February 2022

Council news Business

Green Flags raised in award winning parks

Green flags have been raised at seven of Somerset West and Taunton’s parks and open spaces – a sign they have been recognised as some of the very b...

Voluntary services’ futures assured with £2.4m grants extension

Existing council grant funding for Somerset’s voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector will be extended over the first year of the...

04 February 2022

Council news

Hazardous tree to be thrice replaced

A tree which is leaning perilously over Taunton High Street opposite the Vivary Park gates, is set to be replaced with three new saplings.

02 February 2022

Council news Environment

SWT ranked top in Climate Emergency scorecard

Somerset West and Taunton has been ranked as the top performing district council in analysis by the campaign group Climate Emergency UK.

27 January 2022

Council news Community

Urgent Works Notice issued at Tonedale Mill

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has served an Urgent Works Notice on Mancraft Ltd, the primary owners of Wellington’s Grade II* listed Tone...

27 January 2022

Council news

SWT to plant 190 trees for the Queen’s platinum Jubilee

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council is planting 190 trees as part of a nationwide project to commemorate HM Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee.

27 January 2022

Council news Environment