Coal Orchard car park is closed on Monday 17 June due to the Cricket World Cup match


Firepool proposals presented

Proposals for progressing the delivery of the regeneration of Firepool are being presented to the new Somerset West and Taunton administration for...

Executive announced

The first meeting of Somerset West and Taunton Council was held on Wednesday 22 May when Cllr Federica Smith-Roberts, officially took her position...

23 May 2019

Council news

Clean Sweep for Taunton

Somerset West and Taunton Council is giving Taunton town centre a spring clean.

23 May 2019


Trees damaged at Minehead Esplanade

Vandals have targeted Minehead’s Eastern Esplanade where the seafront is being transformed in time for this year’s main summer visitor season.

14 May 2019


Deadlines for proxy voting

The deadline for receipt of EU Parliamentary Elections proxy vote applications is 5pm on Wednesday 15 May 2019.

13 May 2019

Elections and voting

Weavers Arms Development Complete

Somerset West and Taunton Council has completed the development of 26 new affordable homes at Rockwell Green, Wellington.

09 May 2019

Housing news

Local Lottery celebrates birthday

The Somerset West Lottery is celebrating its second birthday this month. The local Lottery run by Somerset West and Taunton Council was launched...

07 May 2019


Public Space Improvement Project: St James Street Closure

The closure of St James Street to traffic on a 12 month trial basis will go ahead this month, following extensive consultation with a Taunton town...

02 May 2019

Council news

SWT goes cashless with PayByPhone

The launch of PayByPhone, a new cashless parking system for Somerset means drivers will no longer have to pay a fee to use their mobile phone to pa...

24 April 2019