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Community Employment Hubs offer services remotely

SWT’s Community Employment Hubs are now providing remote support to help job seekers in lockdown

09 February 2021

Council news Community

Splash Point Wall repairs finished

SWT has completed a £1m project to rebuild the Splash Point sea defence wall in Watchet.

08 February 2021

Council news Environment

New social housing project completed

SWT’s latest social housing development has been completed despite early setbacks and the impact from COVID-19

04 February 2021

Housing news

Notice of De-Declaration of Part of Local Nature Reserve

Notice is hereby given that Somerset West and Taunton Council no longer intends to manage a parcel of land, the approximate area of which is 0.059...

04 February 2021

Public notices

Wellington’s Tone Works gets grant from Culture Recovery Fund

A unique textile site in Somerset, established in 1796, has been awarded a £348,420 grant by Historic England as part of the government’s Culture R...

Taunton Vision 2040 launched

Taunton’s new 2040 Vision aims to raise more than a billion pounds to regenerate County Town

Fox’s Field secured for the community

SWT has acquired the green space adjacent to Tonedale Mill, Wellington, following its designation as an Asset of Community Value.

25 January 2021

Council news Community

Work to begin at Norton Hillfort

Norton Hillfort is one of the hidden archaeological gems of Somerset whose origins can be traced back over 5,000 years. SWT has secured funding fro...

22 January 2021

Council news Community

SWT launches new claims process to help businesses

Somerset West and Taunton council has now implemented a simplified applications process to help businesses access the latest tranche of Government...

22 January 2021

Business Council news