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Vivary Park avenue intact

Somerset West and Taunton Council has moved to dispel fears that the iconic avenue of trees in Vivary Park has been felled.

21 April 2020

Council news

Mayor attends virtual opening of community shop

The Mayor of Taunton, Cllr Fran Smith, has made her first virtual appearance at the opening of the Wilton and Sherford Community Shop.

15 April 2020

Council news Community

Somerset Coronavirus Support Helpline launched

A single phone number is now available for anyone in Somerset who needs Coronavirus-related support from their councils.

06 April 2020

Council news

Business grants ready to make a big difference

Councils and business networks across Somerset are working together to help provide financial lifelines for businesses struggling during the corona...

06 April 2020

Council news Business

Support for Council Tax payers

SWT is inviting anyone struggling to pay their Council Tax due to the pressures of Coronavirus to get in contact. The Council has a range of measu...

02 April 2020

Council news

Somerfest 2020 cancelled

Somerset West and Taunton Council regrets to announce that Somerfest will not take place this year.

Accommodation for rough sleepers

SWT and its partners have been working to identify and provide self-contained accommodation for rough sleepers and tenants of homeless hostels who...

31 March 2020

Council news

Help for businesses

We have been working hard to ensure our local businesses get the help they need during the Coronavirus crisis by responding as quickly as we can to...

30 March 2020

Council news

Urgent call for carers

Somerset’s local authorities are calling for care workers to come forward and play a vital role in tackling Coronavirus pressures.

30 March 2020

Council news