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Over 1,000 e-scooter journeys completed in first week of Taunton trial

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council today announced that over 1,000 journeys were completed during the first full week of the Taunton e-scooter...

13 November 2020

Council news Environment

SWT issues further grant support to local businesses

New national business grants are being made available to support local businesses affected by the recent lockdown period. They are the Local Restr...

13 November 2020

Council news Business

Rock armour arrives at Blue Anchor Bay

SWT is ready to start the second phase of emergency work to strengthen the sea defences at Blue Anchor Bay following delivery of 1800 tonnes of roc...

11 November 2020

Council news Environment

SWT pays tribute to John Meikle MBE

Somerset West and Taunton Council has paid tribute to ex-Councillor, Past Mayor and Freeman of the Borough John Meikle MBE who passed away this week.

06 November 2020

Council news

SWT Offices Closed

SWT has closed its offices to protect our community and staff during the second national lockdown.

05 November 2020

Council news Community

E-scooter trial goes live

Taunton’s e-scooter trial will be going live on Tuesday 27 October providing a zero carbon green alternative to get around town and allow for socia...

22 October 2020

Council news Environment

Splash Point Wall permanent repairs underway

Work to replace the Splash Point sea defence wall damaged in the winter storms of 2019/20 is progressing at pace.

Work to start on Watchet Harbour dredging

Somerset West and Taunton Council has commissioned Cardiff Marine to undertake a dredging regime in Watchet Harbour. Work will start next week (27...

21 October 2020

Council news Environment

Local Plan Consultation Report published

SWT has published a summary of the Local Plan Issues and Options consultation including a map of suggested sites for development.