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Beware of Council Tax Energy Rebate scam

Residents are being warned that criminals are calling people and asking for their bank details in order to receive the Council Tax Energy Rebate.

08 April 2022

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Changing Places to make a difference

SWT has been awarded Government funding to deliver two new Changing Places toilets. The Council has been allocated £96,360 from Department of Level...

Winner scoops £2000 in Somerset West Lottery prize draw

Another lucky Somerset West and Taunton resident has matched five numbers to win £2,000 in the latest Somerset West Lottery prize draw held on Satu...

06 April 2022

Community Council news

Nominations for election published 

The list of people nominated for election for the 15 County Council seats in the Somerset West and Taunton Council district has been published.

Local Pantry celebrates its first anniversary

Volunteers at Rowbarton Local Pantry, based at Rowbarton Methodist Church in Taunton, celebrated their first year of operation last Wednesday, 23 M...

Poll cards arriving

Polling cards for the election for the new Somerset Council, and town and parish councils in the Somerset West and Taunton area, are arriving on do...

RNIB joins e-scooter training and education event

Somerset West and Taunton Council is holding an e-scooter training and education event with support from the Royal National Institute of Blind Peop...

How to access support if you’re sponsoring a Ukrainian refugee

A new webpage has been set up to provide information and support for Somerset households who have volunteered to sponsor Ukrainian refugees.

29 March 2022

Council news Community

Formal notice given for Somerset elections

Somerset West and Taunton Council has published notices for the elections to Somerset County Council, and the town and parish elections, being held...