Local Plan Issues and Options consultation now live! Open from 13 January to 16 March. Have your say!


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

Firepool information event

SWT is holding an information event to show how work is progressing on the Firepool masterplan.

29 October 2019

Planning and development

Taunton to get real ice rink

SWT has confirmed that it will bring an ice rink to Taunton as part of this years’ festive offering.

28 October 2019

Council news

Christmas Trading Incentives

SWT is offering incentives to support traders in towns and villages across the district this festive season.

24 October 2019


Government visit for Minehead

The Minehead Coastal Communities Team (MCCT) has hosted a visit from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

24 October 2019

Planning and development

Cricket star lights up the town

Cricket legend Marcus Trescothick will switch on Taunton’s Christmas lights this year. The honour has been given to the Somerset star who retired...

23 October 2019


In Bloom accolade for Taunton

TAUNTON has received recognition for its stunning floral displays winning a Silver Gilt award in the Pennant Town category at this years’ South Wes...

17 October 2019

Sport and leisure

Park and Ride to open on Saturdays

Taunton’s Park and Ride Saturday service is being re-instated from 2 November with buses running every 20 minutes from the sites at Junction 25 and...

16 October 2019

Partnership working

Local lottery bonus bundle

Everyone who signs up to purchase one or more tickets for the Somerset West Lottery between now and 2 November 2019 will be in with the chance to w...

07 October 2019