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SWT Planning Officers meet with RTPI President

Planning Officers from Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council were invited to meet with the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) President, Tim Cr...

Connecting our Garden Communities Consultation

Somerset West and Taunton is holding a public consultation on its plans for a network of walking and cycling routes which would connect key develop...

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...

SWT shortlisted in regional planning awards

Somerset West and Taunton’s Climate Positive Planning guidance has been shortlisted in this year’s Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) South West...

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...

Unlocking Firepool

The green light has been given to a programme of work opening up Somerset West and Taunton Council’s flagship redevelopment site at Firepool.

National action needed to address phosphates issue

Councils in Somerset are a step closer to minimising delay and uncertainty around planning applications which could contribute to unacceptable amou...

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...

Country Park lease agreed

Somerset West and Taunton Council has agreed a 125 year lease with Cheddon Fitzpaine and West Monkton parish councils to manage Monkton Country Park.