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Next generation fleet arrives for Somerset West and Taunton

A new fleet of vans, featuring the latest electric and next generation diesel vehicles, has arrived at Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) this month a...

First round of works completed for new playing field

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has completed the first stage of work for a new community playing field at Stembridge Way, Norton Fitzwarre...

SWT homes to benefit from Neighbourhood Energy Efficiency Project

Hundreds of homes could benefit from a new Neighbourhood Energy Efficiency Project to help make them warmer and cheaper to heat.

Changes proposed for selected tennis courts in Taunton

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council is asking the public to have their say on refurbishment and future maintenance proposals for its tennis cou...

Notice of drainage works at Wellington Park

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council is now carrying out drainage works at Wellington Park.

26 January 2023

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Major incident declared over flood risk in Somerset

The Environment Agency and the local authorities in Somerset have declared a major incident because of flood risk in the county.

Blue Anchor coastal defence work to begin in spring

Work on the permanent Blue Anchor coastal defence scheme will begin in spring 2023. The scheme which will provide support to the walls and mudstone...

22 December 2022

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Free cigarette stub pouches to help fight littering

Environmental enforcement officers patrolling the district as part of the Council’s litter enforcement trial are giving away pouches to encourage p...

Global recognition endures for SWT’s climate action

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has been repeatedly recognised as a leader in responding to the climate emergency by the not-for-profit cha...

21 November 2022

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