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Planning inquiry - Land at Dene Road, Cotford St Luke starts on 6 December at 10am.


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

Council news Environment

DfT approved e-scooter trials to be extended

E-scooter trials in Minehead and Taunton are to be extended following public consultation and approval from the Department of Transport (DfT).

Record South West in Bloom success for SWT towns

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council’s principal towns have achieved record success in the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) South West in Blo...

Green Flags raised in award-winning council parks

Accreditation flags have been raised at seven of Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council’s parks and open spaces in recognition for being ranked as...

Parishes offered free trees for National Tree Week

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council is offering free trees to local councils, unparished areas and community groups to boost planting for Natio...

07 October 2022

Council news Environment

Somerset Councils seek your views on trees

A consultation has been launched to help influence what Somerset’s future landscapes will look like.

New Green Directory launched

If you want to find local businesses and services in Somerset West and Taunton to make your eco retrofit dream a reality, then help is at hand, tha...

Self-Driving Vehicles are coming to Taunton

Taunton residents will have the opportunity to take a ride in cutting edge self-driving vehicles, as part of an innovative study lead by the Centre...

20 September 2022

Council news Community Environment

Have your say on Minehead’s e-scooter trial

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council is seeking the views of residents, businesses and visitors to Minehead in response to the town’s e-scooter...