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SWT Offices Closed

Following the latest government advice to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus SWT has closed its offices to protect our community and staff.

23 March 2020

Council news

Streetwise support for the homeless

SWT’s Streetwise team is calling on volunteers to help ensure our most vulnerable members of society are supported during the Coronavirus emergency.

20 March 2020

Community Council news

Iconic Vivary Park Gates Restored

The Mayor of Taunton, Cllr Fran Smith, has given a personal thank you on behalf of the town to a local businessman who repaired the iconic Vivary P...

16 March 2020

Community Council news

Sign up for paperless billing

Somerset West and Taunton Council is encouraging people to go green and sign up for paperless billing.

06 March 2020

Council news

New Wildflower Meadow Project

Somerset West and Taunton Council is working in partnership with the Somerset Wildlife Trust to identify and create a number of species-rich wildfl...

03 March 2020

Council news

New Public Space Protection Order Consultation

SWT is consulting on a proposed new Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to allow it to deal more effectively with anti-social behaviour.

02 March 2020

Council news

Council acquires affordable homes for rent

SWT is working to deliver more affordable homes across the district and has recently purchased 10 new properties for social rent in North Taunton.

26 February 2020

Housing news

Electric Vehicle Charging Point installed at Brushford

A village in Somerset West and Taunton is the first to benefit from a Council initiative to tackle the climate emergency.

24 February 2020

Council news

Dulverton Weir and Leat Restoration

SWT is working in partnership with the Dulverton Weir and Leat Conservation Trust to restore and safeguard the town’s medieval weir and leat system.

05 February 2020

Council news