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Iconic Vivary Park Gates Restored

The Mayor of Taunton, Cllr Fran Smith, has given a personal thank you on behalf of the town to a local businessman who repaired the iconic Vivary P...

16 March 2020

Community Council news

Sign up for paperless billing

Somerset West and Taunton Council is encouraging people to go green and sign up for paperless billing.

06 March 2020

Council news

New Wildflower Meadow Project

Somerset West and Taunton Council is working in partnership with the Somerset Wildlife Trust to identify and create a number of species-rich wildfl...

03 March 2020

Council news

New Public Space Protection Order Consultation

SWT is consulting on a proposed new Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to allow it to deal more effectively with anti-social behaviour.

02 March 2020

Council news

Electric Vehicle Charging Point installed at Brushford

A village in Somerset West and Taunton is the first to benefit from a Council initiative to tackle the climate emergency.

24 February 2020

Council news

Dulverton Weir and Leat Restoration

SWT is working in partnership with the Dulverton Weir and Leat Conservation Trust to restore and safeguard the town’s medieval weir and leat system.

05 February 2020

Council news

Design Guide Consultation Underway

SWT are consulting on a draft Design Guide to ensure consistency in the quality of new developments across the District.

05 February 2020

Council news

Council sets out budget proposals

Somerset West and Taunton’s ambitious vision for tackling climate change, driving major commercial investment and building more homes is the focus...

05 February 2020

Council news

Taunton maintains footfall figures

Taunton bucked the national trend and saw an increase in footfall over the festive period compared to 2018.

04 February 2020

Council news