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Message of support for twin towns

The Mayor of Taunton, Cllr Fran Smith, has sent messages of support during the Coronavirus pandemic to the residents of twin towns in France and Ge...

27 April 2020

Council news

Lifeline for commercial vessels

SWT is throwing a lifeline to commercial fishing vessels and businesses moored in Minehead.

22 April 2020

Council news Business

Vivary Park avenue intact

Somerset West and Taunton Council has moved to dispel fears that the iconic avenue of trees in Vivary Park has been felled.

21 April 2020

Council news

Virtual committee meetings

SWT will be holding virtual committee meetings from Monday 27 April 2020, until further notice.

21 April 2020

Council news

Claim your business grant

SWT has paid out over £23m in grants to support local businesses while the UK is in Coronavirus lock down and is now reaching out to those who may...

21 April 2020

Council news Business

Live in Somerset 2020 refunds

The Live in Somerset 2020 concerts at Vivary Park have been cancelled due to ongoing Coronavirus restrictions. SWT will be offering refunds for...

17 April 2020

Mayor attends virtual opening of community shop

The Mayor of Taunton, Cllr Fran Smith, has made her first virtual appearance at the opening of the Wilton and Sherford Community Shop.

15 April 2020

Council news Community

Somerset Coronavirus Support Helpline launched

A single phone number is now available for anyone in Somerset who needs Coronavirus-related support from their councils.

06 April 2020

Council news

Business grants ready to make a big difference

Councils and business networks across Somerset are working together to help provide financial lifelines for businesses struggling during the corona...

06 April 2020

Council news Business