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Council staff book 30,000 Coronavirus vaccines for Somerset residents

More than 30,000 local people have been contacted and invited for a Covid-19 vaccination by staff from Somerset’s five councils.

30 March 2021

Council news Community

Decision deferred on transfer of Open Space Land

SWT is to postpone making a decision on the proposed transfer of land at the rear of Wellington Sports Centre to Wellington Rugby Football Club aft...

30 March 2021

Council news Community

Unauthorised encampment at Blackbrook Leisure Centre

SWT has today been made aware of an unauthorised encampment taking place at Blackbrook Leisure Centre in Taunton.

26 March 2021

Council news Community

How Covid-wardens are helping businesses get ready to re-open safely

With the gradual easing of lockdown rules over the next few weeks, the four district councils in Somerset – Mendip, Sedgemoor, Somerset West and Ta...

25 March 2021

Council news Business

Funding for energy efficiency

Over £1.3m will be coming into the districts of Sedgemoor, Mendip, Somerset West and Taunton and South Somerset to improve the energy efficiency of...

SWT acquires land at Cotford St Luke

SWT has secured land in excess of four acres in Cotford St Luke to support its environmental and ecological work.

24 March 2021

Council news

Notice of Election published

SWT has published notices for the elections on Thursday 6 May.

SWT supports national Day of Reflection

Somerset West and Taunton Council will be observing a minute’s silence today (Tuesday 23 March) to remember all those who have lost their lives dur...

23 March 2021

Council news Community

SWT taking action on litter

As restrictions ease and the nation prepares to come out of lockdown SWT will be making sure our streets and open spaces are clean and welcoming fo...