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Planning inquiry - Land at Dene Road, Cotford St Luke starts on 6 December at 10am.


Black Lives Matter joint statement from group leaders

As the political group leaders at Somerset West and Taunton Council we stand with the peaceful demonstrators lobbying for justice and peace for bla...

11 June 2020

Council news

Reopening our High Streets Safely

SWT is working with shop-keepers, traders and business groups to prepare for the re-opening of High Streets and retail centres, following the Gover...

10 June 2020

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Council seeks clarification on reserved matters application

SWT is seeking a way forward with developers over an application for approval of reserved matters relating to the planned urban extension at Comeyt...

SWT working for our communities

SWT has been supporting residents and businesses throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

08 June 2020

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Council Issues Repairs Notices at Tonedale Mill

Somerset West and Taunton Council has served repairs notices on the owners of Wellington’s historic Tonedale Mill.

02 June 2020

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Council Leader’s position on local government debate

The Leader of Somerset West and Taunton Council, Councillor Federica Smith-Roberts, says now is not the time to ask people to engage in discussions...

02 June 2020

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Illegal Encampments

We are aware of a growing number of illegal encampments at prominent sites across Taunton.

29 May 2020

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Illegal Encampment at Blackbrook Leisure Facility

We are aware that today an unlawfully encampment was established in the Blackbrook Leisure Centre car park.

28 May 2020

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Restoring your railway

The Leader of SWT says the hard work and commitment shown by staff and councillors to re-open Wellington station won’t go to waste.

27 May 2020

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