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Council Leader’s position on local government debate

The Leader of Somerset West and Taunton Council, Councillor Federica Smith-Roberts, says now is not the time to ask people to engage in discussions...

02 June 2020

Council news

Illegal Encampments

We are aware of a growing number of illegal encampments at prominent sites across Taunton.

29 May 2020

Council news

Council Leader urges public to have their say.

Council Leader urges public to have their say on future of privately-owned Debenhams building

28 May 2020

Council news

Illegal Encampment at Blackbrook Leisure Facility

We are aware that today an unlawfully encampment was established in the Blackbrook Leisure Centre car park.

28 May 2020

Council news

Restoring your railway

The Leader of SWT says the hard work and commitment shown by staff and councillors to re-open Wellington station won’t go to waste.

27 May 2020

Council news

Think twice before visiting us

SWT is asking visitors to the area over the Bank Holiday and half term to be considerate to local communities.

22 May 2020

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Businesses urged to be Legionella aware

SWT is urging owners of public buildings and volunteer-run premises to service their water and air conditioning systems before re-opening to staff...

13 May 2020

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Commemorate VE Day with us

SWT plans to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) despite Coronavirus restrictions, and wants as many people as possible to...

29 April 2020

Council news Community

Message of support for twin towns

The Mayor of Taunton, Cllr Fran Smith, has sent messages of support during the Coronavirus pandemic to the residents of twin towns in France and Ge...

27 April 2020

Council news