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Council sets out budget proposals

Somerset West and Taunton’s ambitious vision for tackling climate change, driving major commercial investment and building more homes is the focus...

05 February 2020

Council news

Taunton maintains footfall figures

Taunton bucked the national trend and saw an increase in footfall over the festive period compared to 2018.

04 February 2020

Council news

Transformation Lessons Learned

An independent audit of the Council’s transformation programme has criticised the process for its cost, impact on service delivery and knowledge loss.

28 January 2020

Council news

SWT supports Holocaust Memorial Day

Representatives from SWT will be taking part in a memorial event to commemorate victims of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.

23 January 2020

Community Council news

Grant supports rented housing stock assessment

SWT will use a Government grant to update and improve its data and policies around private rented sector accommodation.

22 January 2020

Housing news

Charge Point Funding Awarded

Somerset West and Taunton Council has awarded grants to help fund the installation of electric vehicle charge points across the district.

13 November 2019

Council news

St James Street monitoring report

The first monitoring report on the trial closure of St James Street has shown an increase in footfall at the junction of North Street and St James...

18 September 2019

Planning and development