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Set up a council tax direct debit to receive energy rebate quickly

Somerset West and Taunton Council is urging bill-payers to set up a direct debit to pay their council tax, to ensure they get their £150 energy reb...

02 March 2022

Council news Community

Somerset West Lottery spring bonus prize draw

Everyone who signs up to buy one or more tickets in the Somerset West Lottery between 1 March and 23 April 2022 will be in with the chance to win a...

28 February 2022

Community Council news

SWT agrees a budget with a heart

Somerset West and Taunton Council has approved its final budget with a focus on protecting services, supporting communities, and delivering on key...

25 February 2022

Council news

Museum of the Moon comes to Taunton

Somerset West and Taunton Council has teamed up with UK artist Luke Jerram and St Mary Magdalene Church to bring the Museum of the Moon to Taunton.

SWT intervenes to commence urgent works at Tonedale Mill

Failure by the owners to start urgent work to protect Wellington’s Grade II* listed Tonedale Mill, has impelled Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Cou...

SWT secures funding to deliver social housing upgrades

Somerset West and Taunton Council has secured a share of Government funding to improve the energy efficiency of its social housing, lowering bills...

17 February 2022

Council news Housing news

SWT play areas undergo £100k+ makeover

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has invested close to £112,000 upgrading its play areas across Taunton and Wellington.

Grant funding available for business groups, clusters and networks

Business groups in Somerset that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are being given the opportunity to apply for grant fundi...

11 February 2022

Council news Business Community

SWT partnership encouraging apprenticeships

Somerset West and Taunton Council and construction contractor ENGIE are working with local schools to promote careers in construction through the S...