Coronavirus (COVID-19) information and advice

Recycling and waste collections after the Spring Bank Holiday on Monday 25 May will all be one day later. Check the Somerset Waste Partnership website for details


Land at Longrun Meadow, Taunton

Notice is hereby given that Somerset West and Taunton Council intends to dispose of a parcel of land, which is for identification purposes describe...

22 January 2020

Public notices

Have your say on Climate Emergency

SWT wants to hear about climate and sustainability issues that are important to you, as part of the process to develop an engaging and inclusive di...

20 January 2020

Council news

Gaumont building acquired

SWT has purchased Taunton’s iconic Gaumont Theatre building as an investment opportunity.

15 January 2020

Have your say on Climate Strategy

The public are being urged to have their say on the creation of Somerset’s first Climate Emergency Strategy.

14 January 2020


Managing Flood Risk

Somerset West and Taunton Council is set to consider a long-term solution to flood risks in and around Taunton, bringing protection to residents, b...

14 January 2020

Planning and development

Small Business LDO Consultation

SWT is consulting on a draft Local Development Order (LDO) designed to support small businesses in rural areas.

07 January 2020

Planning and development

Park and Ride Perks

SWT is introducing a saver scheme to encourage more people to use the Park and Ride service.

27 November 2019


Charge Point Funding Awarded

Somerset West and Taunton Council has awarded grants to help fund the installation of electric vehicle charge points across the district.

13 November 2019

Council news

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