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SWT retains Green Flag Awards

Somerset West and Taunton’s parks and open spaces have retained their ranking as some of the very best in the country thanks to the hard work of th...

‘Recycling On-The-Go’ poster competition winner announced

Evelyn Stead, 14, from Court Fields School in Wellington has been announced as the winner of Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council’s ‘Recycling O...

20 July 2022

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E-scooter training and education event

Somerset West and Taunton’s e-scooter operator Zipp Mobility is running a training and education event in Taunton town centre this week.

Have your say on proposal to manage flood risk

Somerset West and Taunton Council has launched a public consultation on a proposal to create new flood defences between Firepool Lock and Obridge i...

Empowering communities to take action on litter

Children from the Bouncy Bear nursery in Wellington have received an educational visit from litter enforcement officers who are patrolling Somerset...

District councils to consider joint ecological vision

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) and Sedgemoor District (SDC) Councils are working on joint proposals to reverse the deterioration of ecosystems wit...

Litter trial results indicate early positive impact

Results from Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council’s litter enforcement trial indicate the scheme is already having an impact, positively influen...

Funding available for electric vehicle charge points

Somerset West and Taunton Council has launched a new round of grant funding to support the installation of electric vehicle charge points (EVCPs) a...

SWT updates climate positive planning advice

In response to changes in legislation and policy, Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has updated its interim planning guidance with regards to...