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Working together to deliver a successful Census 2021

The Office for National Statistics – which runs Census 2021 – is working with Somerset West and Taunton Council to deliver a successful census and...

District Council Leaders encourage residents to have their say

Somerset’s district councils have welcomed the launch of a public consultation on the Stronger Somerset plan to deliver better jobs, affordable hom...

24 February 2021

Council news

Live in Somerset Cancelled for 2021

The organiser of Taunton’s Live in Somerset has announced that it will not be bringing live music to Vivary Park this year, as COVID-19 restriction...

SWT supports Empty Homes Week

National Empty Homes Week this week (15-21 February) is an opportunity for local authorities, housing providers and community organisations to let...

15 February 2021

Council news Housing news

Council sets out budget proposals

Somerset West and Taunton’s Full Council will be recommended to support a balanced budget for the coming financial year despite the challenges of C...

11 February 2021

Council news

Community Employment Hubs offer services remotely

SWT’s Community Employment Hubs are now providing remote support to help job seekers in lockdown

09 February 2021

Council news Community

Splash Point Wall repairs finished

SWT has completed a £1m project to rebuild the Splash Point sea defence wall in Watchet.

08 February 2021

Council news Environment

Wellington’s Tone Works gets grant from Culture Recovery Fund

A unique textile site in Somerset, established in 1796, has been awarded a £348,420 grant by Historic England as part of the government’s Culture R...

Taunton Vision 2040 launched

Taunton’s new 2040 Vision aims to raise more than a billion pounds to regenerate County Town