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Voters choose Stronger Somerset

The voters of Somerset have spoken and shown their support for Stronger Somerset – the plan for two councils, an Eastern Somerset and a Western Som...

07 June 2021

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Register now for Somerset Resilience event

Registration has opened for the 4th annual Somerset Resilience event, with residents invited to sign up to a month of free, interactive online trai...

07 June 2021

Council news Community

Minehead e-scooter trial goes live

Minehead’s e-scooter trial will be going live on Saturday 5 June providing a zero carbon green alternative to get around the town for both resident...

Community call for action on litter

A staggering three skips have been filled with litter collected from residential streets, highway verges and open spaces across the district in jus...

SWT to extend electric vehicle charging in its car parks

Somerset West and Taunton Council has entered into a contract with electric vehicle charge point supplier SWARCO eVolt, to expand the number of ele...

SWT secures Future High Streets funding

Somerset West and Taunton Council has been awarded just under £14m to help deliver its ambitious proposals to transform our high streets into vibra...

SWT leaving the grass long

If you visit one of Somerset West and Taunton’s open spaces you may come across some areas where the grass has been left to grow longer. These are...

SWT extends e-scooter trial to Minehead

Residents in Minehead will soon be able to choose a green alternative for getting around as Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) extends its e-s...

Group exercise set to return to leisure centres

Leisure centres in Taunton and Wellington are set to relaunch group exercise classes in what has been called “a huge boost” for the mental health o...