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SWT adopts affordable employment land policy

SWT is making it easier for small businesses to set up or expand in rural areas across the district.

Next steps funding for rough sleepers accommodation

SWT has been awarded Government funding to continue providing interim accommodation for rough sleepers during the Coronavirus pandemic.

25 September 2020

Council news Housing news Community

Free trees offered by SWT

Somerset West and Taunton is offering parish and town councils across the district free trees as part of its commitment to work towards carbon neut...

25 September 2020

Council news Environment

Firepool phase two work begins

SWT is pressing ahead with work on the regeneration of its flagship Firepool site, kick starting its economic recovery plans.

Coal Orchard regeneration progressing

Work on the regeneration of Coal Orchard is progressing at pace with the fabric of commercial and retail units, and residential apartments now clea...

SWT supports the Great British September Clean

SWT is calling on everyone to get behind the Great British September Clean and help keep the district tidy.

14 September 2020

Council news Community

East Street Consultation Underway

SWT is encouraging members of the public to have their say on the effect of temporary changes to traffic flow in Taunton.

Stronger Somerset proposal approved at SWT Full Council

Somerset West and Taunton Council has given its overwhelming support to the Stronger Somerset Business Case which proposes two new unitary Councils...

11 September 2020

Council news

Stronger Somerset is the best choice to build the future we deserve

A fresh start for Somerset moved a step closer today as every Somerset district council overwhelmingly backed a bold new plan - Stronger Somerset -...

11 September 2020

Council news