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Somerset West Lottery Christmas bonus draw

SWT is inviting people to support local good causes this festive season and be in with a chance to win a great prize in the Somerset West Lottery.

24 November 2020

Community Council news

SWT to appraise rough sleeping provision

SWT is set to undertake a review of its accommodation requirements for homeless and rough sleeping provision.

Have your say on climate positive planning

SWT is seeking the views of residents and developers on an Interim Planning Policy Statement, intended to clarify existing planning policy for the...

23 November 2020

Council news Environment

Business grants scheme open

Eligible businesses in the Somerset West and Taunton area will be able to apply for The Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG) from today, Friday...

20 November 2020

Council news Business

Taunton’s Christmas lights switch-on goes virtual

SWT and its partners have been busy preparing the town to bring some festive cheer despite the second round of national restrictions.

18 November 2020

Council news Community Business

Covid-safe staff

The four district councils in Somerset – Mendip, Sedgemoor, Somerset West and Taunton and South Somerset – have appointed two additional Covid ward...

17 November 2020

Council news Community safety

Over 1,000 e-scooter journeys completed in first week of Taunton trial

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council today announced that over 1,000 journeys were completed during the first full week of the Taunton e-scooter...

13 November 2020

Council news Environment

SWT issues further grant support to local businesses

New national business grants are being made available to support local businesses affected by the recent lockdown period. They are the Local Restr...

13 November 2020

Council news Business

Rock armour arrives at Blue Anchor Bay

SWT is ready to start the second phase of emergency work to strengthen the sea defences at Blue Anchor Bay following delivery of 1800 tonnes of roc...

11 November 2020

Council news Environment