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Reopening play areas safely

SWT has been preparing its play areas for opening on Saturday 4 July following the release of new Government guidelines.

Provision for Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities in Somerset

The challenges of COVID-19 have a greater impact on people from Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities, particularly around the ability to follow go...

02 July 2020

Council news

Minehead BID invoices to be delayed

In these unprecedented times during the Covid-19 crisis, Minehead BID and Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) have agreed to delay the issue of year th...

30 June 2020

Council news Business

SWT takes unauthorised encampment action

SWT is taking action to deter unauthorised encampments on open space at the Blackbrook Leisure Centre, Taunton.

24 June 2020

Council news Community

SWT marks Armed Forces Day

SWT is commemorating Armed Forces Day on Saturday 27 June in a socially distanced format.

17 June 2020

Council news Community

Monkton Heathfield Garden Community Consultation

SWT wants you to help shape the future of a key development site in the Taunton Garden Town.

Discretionary Grant scheme extended

SWT has extended its discretionary business grants scheme to include a wider range of businesses and organisations.

15 June 2020

Council news Business

Minehead seafront ready for the summer season

SWT’s open spaces and maintenance teams have been busy making Minehead seafront welcoming for residents and visitors as part of its commitment to c...

15 June 2020

Council news

Work resumes on social housing project

Work has resumed on a scheme to develop new social housing in Taunton.

12 June 2020

Council news Housing news