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Accommodation for rough sleepers

SWT and its partners have been working to identify and provide self-contained accommodation for rough sleepers and tenants of homeless hostels who...

31 March 2020

Council news

Help for businesses

We have been working hard to ensure our local businesses get the help they need during the Coronavirus crisis by responding as quickly as we can to...

30 March 2020

Council news

Urgent call for carers

Somerset’s local authorities are calling for care workers to come forward and play a vital role in tackling Coronavirus pressures.

30 March 2020

Council news

Council Meetings Postponed

he Full Council meeting and Annual General Meeting due to take place on Tuesday 31 March have been postponed.

27 March 2020

Council news

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