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Dogs on the Streets in Taunton

The award winning charity Dogs on the Streets (DOTS) is working with SWT to support rough sleepers and homeless people with dogs.

31 July 2019


Traditional deck chairs back in Minehead

Somerset West and Taunton Council is backing a joint project at Minehead beach as part of its commitment to coastal communities.

30 July 2019


Minehead BID bunting

Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) has been working with the Minehead Business Improvement District (BID) to brighten up the town centre.

30 July 2019


New social rented housing on the way

SWT is bringing forward a scheme to develop social housing on a disused garage site.

24 July 2019

Housing news

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