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Norton Hillfort in community Festival of Archaeology

The ancient hillfort at Norton Fitzwarren which was recently secured for future generations by SWT and Historic England will be the focus of a comm...

18 July 2019


Green Flag Awards announced

SWT’s parks and open spaces have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the very best in the world.

17 July 2019

Sport and leisure

Park and Ride funding

SWT is set to make a further contribution to keep the Taunton Park and Ride service running.

SWT moves to combat litter problem

SWT is offering gull proof bags to some residents in the St James Street area in a bid to beat litter problems.

10 July 2019


SWT wins through first round of Future High Streets funding

SWT has been successful in the first round of bids for the Government’s Future High Streets Fund to support its plans to make the town centre fit f...

10 July 2019

Council news

Charity cheques presented

The last Mayor of Taunton Deane, Cllr Catherine Herbert, has presented cheques to her chosen charities after a year of successful fundraising.

27 June 2019


Armed Forces Flag Raising

People are being invited to show their support for the Armed Forces at services being held by Somerset West and Taunton on Monday 24 June.

20 June 2019


Firepool proposals presented

Proposals for progressing the delivery of the regeneration of Firepool are being presented to the new Somerset West and Taunton administration for...

Local Lottery celebrates birthday

The Somerset West Lottery is celebrating its second birthday this month. The local Lottery run by Somerset West and Taunton Council was launched...

07 May 2019