Deadlines for proxy voting

The deadline for receipt of EU Parliamentary Elections proxy vote applications is 5pm on Wednesday 15 May 2019.

13 May 2019

Elections and voting

Weavers Arms Development Complete

Somerset West and Taunton Council has completed the development of 26 new affordable homes at Rockwell Green, Wellington.

09 May 2019

Housing news

Local Lottery celebrates birthday

The Somerset West Lottery is celebrating its second birthday this month. The local Lottery run by Somerset West and Taunton Council was launched...

07 May 2019


Public Space Improvement Project: St James Street Closure

The closure of St James Street to traffic on a 12 month trial basis will go ahead this month, following extensive consultation with a Taunton town...

02 May 2019

Council news

SWT goes cashless with PayByPhone

The launch of PayByPhone, a new cashless parking system for Somerset means drivers will no longer have to pay a fee to use their mobile phone to pa...

24 April 2019


Award winners honoured

This year’s Citizenship Awards, hosted by the Council in conjunction with local Rotary Clubs will recognise the unsung heroes of Taunton Deane....

17 April 2019


Notice of European Parliamentary Election

The formal Notice of Election for the European Parliamentary Election for the South West region has been published. The election for six members...

16 April 2019

Elections and voting

Elections nominations 2019

The list of people nominated for election for the 59 seats on Somerset West and Taunton Council is now published and is available online.

04 April 2019

New council

The new Somerset West and Taunton Council comes into being on Monday 1 April.

01 April 2019

Council news