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SWT agrees a budget with a heart

Somerset West and Taunton Council has approved its final budget with a focus on protecting services, supporting communities, and delivering on key...

25 February 2022

Council news

Museum of the Moon comes to Taunton

Somerset West and Taunton Council has teamed up with UK artist Luke Jerram and St Mary Magdalene Church to bring the Museum of the Moon to Taunton.

SWT intervenes to commence urgent works at Tonedale Mill

Failure by the owners to start urgent work to protect Wellington’s Grade II* listed Tonedale Mill, has impelled Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Cou...

SWT secures funding to deliver social housing upgrades

Somerset West and Taunton Council has secured a share of Government funding to improve the energy efficiency of its social housing, lowering bills...

17 February 2022

Council news Housing news

SWT play areas undergo £100k+ makeover

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has invested close to £112,000 upgrading its play areas across Taunton and Wellington.

Grant funding available for business groups, clusters and networks

Business groups in Somerset that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are being given the opportunity to apply for grant fundi...

11 February 2022

Council news Business Community

SWT partnership encouraging apprenticeships

Somerset West and Taunton Council and construction contractor ENGIE are working with local schools to promote careers in construction through the S...

Online calendar launched to promote districtwide events

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has commissioned Visit Exmoor and Visit Somerset to develop and host a searchable online ‘Events & Things t...

Call for voters to register in time for elections this May

Voters in Somerset West and Taunton are being reminded to make sure they are registered to vote and able to take part in local elections for the ne...