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SWT identifies land for new swimming pool in Minehead

Somerset West and Taunton Council is taking the first step to secure a new swimming pool for the West Somerset community.

SWT approves new litter enforcement scheme

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has approved a new enforcement scheme to help keep its streets and public spaces free from litter.

SWT sets out budget proposals

Somerset West and Taunton Council is setting its budget for the coming financial year - the last ahead of the creation of a new unitary authority i...

20 January 2022

Council news

Iconic benches starting conversations in SWT parks

Somerset West and Taunton Council has received two of the iconic benches being placed around the country in a campaign encouraging people to talk a...

Recycling-on-the-go poster competition extended

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council’s ‘Recycling-on-the-go’ poster competition has been extended until 31 January to give more of the districts...

Council-funded loans help homeowners towards net zero

With the current climate emergency, homeowners may be wondering what they can do to support a reduction in carbon emissions. The rising costs of en...

12 January 2022

Council news Housing news

Country Park lease agreed

Somerset West and Taunton Council has agreed a 125 year lease with Cheddon Fitzpaine and West Monkton parish councils to manage Monkton Country Park.

SWT grant scheme for hospitality businesses

Somerset West and Taunton Council is establishing a discretionary grant scheme to provide financial support to businesses in the hospitality sector.

23 December 2021

Council news Business

SWT partnership keeping construction sites safe

Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) and construction contractor ENGIE are delivering Health and Safety talks at local primary schools to discus...