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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

Black Lives Matter joint statement from group leaders

As the political group leaders at Somerset West and Taunton Council we stand with the peaceful demonstrators lobbying for justice and peace for bla...

11 June 2020

Council news

Reopening our High Streets Safely

SWT is working with shop-keepers, traders and business groups to prepare for the re-opening of High Streets and retail centres, following the Gover...

10 June 2020

Council news