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Stronger Somerset Ipsos MORI survey results

More Somerset residents would back Stronger Somerset as the right solution for a better future than Somerset County Council’s vision for a single c...

27 November 2020

Council news

SWT opens Additional Restrictions Grant scheme

SWT’s grant scheme providing extra support for businesses affected by the current national lockdown is now open.

27 November 2020

Council news Business

SWT recognised as a leader in responding to the climate emergency

SWT has been recognised as a leader in responding to the climate emergency by the not-for-profit charity CDP.

25 November 2020

Council news Environment

Somerset West Lottery Christmas bonus draw

SWT is inviting people to support local good causes this festive season and be in with a chance to win a great prize in the Somerset West Lottery.

24 November 2020

Community Council news

SWT to appraise rough sleeping provision

SWT is set to undertake a review of its accommodation requirements for homeless and rough sleeping provision.

Have your say on climate positive planning

SWT is seeking the views of residents and developers on an Interim Planning Policy Statement, intended to clarify existing planning policy for the...

23 November 2020

Council news Environment

Business grants scheme open

Eligible businesses in the Somerset West and Taunton area will be able to apply for The Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG) from today, Friday...

20 November 2020

Council news Business

Taunton’s Christmas lights switch-on goes virtual

SWT and its partners have been busy preparing the town to bring some festive cheer despite the second round of national restrictions.

18 November 2020

Council news Community Business

Covid-safe staff

The four district councils in Somerset – Mendip, Sedgemoor, Somerset West and Taunton and South Somerset – have appointed two additional Covid ward...

17 November 2020

Council news Community safety