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Taunton Mayor spreads Christmas cheer with charitable gifts

The Mayor of Taunton, Cllr Fran Smith, has gifted £1,000 in vouchers to Taunton families identified in need of support in the lead up to Christmas

18 December 2020

Council news

Trustees vote against disposal of land to cancer charity

Somerset West and Taunton Council sitting as the board of trustees of Galmington Playing Field has voted against disposing of a parcel of land to a...

09 December 2020

Council news

Council leaders seek Government support on phosphate requirements

The leaders of all four districts councils in Somerset have called on the Government for support following recent Natural England advice concerning...

Did you know you can now shop locally online?

In October this year, SWT became the first Council in Somerset to team-up with award-winning digital platform, ‘ShopAppy’, enabling residents to bu...

09 December 2020

Council news Business

SWT announces further design guide consultation

SWT is carrying out further consultation on the draft Design Guide to ensure that streets are considered as sustainable places and places for all -...

Next phase funding approved for flagship regeneration project

SWT has approved funding to support all future phases of the North Taunton Woolaway Project.

07 December 2020

Council news Housing news

Councils back Stronger Somerset proposal which now heads to Government

Somerset’s four District Councils have overwhelmingly backed the Stronger Somerset proposal for a fresh start for the county.

04 December 2020

Council news

SWT scheme supports National Tree Week

Parish and town councils across the district are giving their open spaces a boost during National Tree Week thanks to Somerset West and Taunton Cou...

SWT brings festive cheer to Taunton

With the announcement of Somerset West and Taunton being placed under Tier 2 restrictions, the Council is pressing ahead with a range of events and...

03 December 2020

Council news Community Business