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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


Remembrance in Taunton

The Mayor of Taunton, Councillor Francesca Smith, will lead a programme of events to mark this year’s annual observation of Remembrance.

03 October 2019


SWT supports Empty Homes Week

SWT is highlighting its work to reduce the number of empty properties in the area during National Empty Homes Week (23 – 29 September).

19 September 2019

Housing news

Green Flags go up

Green Flags have been raised at six of SWT’s parks and open spaces which were recognised as some of the best in this year’s Green Flag Award Scheme.

19 September 2019

Sport and leisure Community

St James Street monitoring report

The first monitoring report on the trial closure of St James Street has shown an increase in footfall at the junction of North Street and St James...

18 September 2019

Planning and development

Coal Orchard work underway

SWT is working with its development partner Midas Construction to ensure the public are safe and well-informed during delivery of the Coal Orchard...

03 September 2019

Planning and development

Emergency Services Flag Raising

SWT will mark national Emergency Services Day with a flag raising ceremony at Deane House.

03 September 2019