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Parking charges set to resume

Charging will be reintroduced in Somerset West and Taunton owned car parks from Monday 31 August.

21 August 2020

Council news Parking

Marking VJ Day together

Taunton’s 40 Commando Royal Marines and the Mayor of Taunton, Cllr Fran Smith, are hosting a Covid-secure service to commemorate the 75th anniversa...

12 August 2020

Council news Community

Taunton’s economy set for a boost

Two projects that will boost the economy of Taunton are in line to get almost £6m of Government funding.

SWT opens more levels at Paul Street car park

SWT will reopen levels 2 and 2A of the Paul Street Car Park in Taunton from 8am on Monday 3 August.

31 July 2020

Council news Business

Deane House Hub open for appointments

SWT will be opening Deane House for appointments only from Monday 3 August.

31 July 2020

Council news

Are your voter registration details up to date?

Local residents are being warned not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their electoral registration details are up t...

Last chance to apply for business grants

Businesses across Somerset West and Taunton are being encouraged to apply for Small Business or Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Grants before the s...

29 July 2020

Council news Business

Taunton to host innovative electric vehicle charging project

Taunton residents will be able to enjoy free electric vehicle (EV) charging as part of an innovative new project that is being hosted in the town.

29 July 2020

Council news Environment

Demolition work begins in North Taunton

Demolition of properties in Phase A of the North Taunton Woolaway Project has now started.

23 July 2020

Council news Housing news