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Have your say on new Somerset Council planning consultation process

Somerset residents are being invited to have their say on the new Somerset Council’s approach to planning matters.

Check your Voter ID for Taunton Town Council elections

Elections for the new Taunton Town Council take place in May – and, for the first time, residents in Taunton will need to show accepted photographi...

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...

SWT starts process to quash planning decision

Somerset West and Taunton Council is seeking to quash a planning decision made in error.

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

Council news Environment

SWT intervenes to safeguard historic water towers

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has taken direct action to protect two Grade II listed water towers at Rockwell Green, near Wellington.

Green Space transferred to Wellington Town Council

Somerset West and Taunton Council has transferred 62.5 acres of green space adjoining the Tonedale Mill complex to Wellington Town Council for use...

Tonedale Levelling Up bid unsuccessful

Somerset West and Taunton Council will continue working to bring about the restoration of Wellington’s heritage and cultural assets despite being u...

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.