8th May 2021

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.

All parish and town councils were invited to apply for grants of between £500 and £1,500 from a £20,000 fund to support installation of the charge points in line with the Council’s commitment to become carbon neutral by 2030.

Following an initial round of applications three organisations have been awarded grants:-

Trull Parish Council – £1,000              

Brushford Parish Hall CIO– £675

Luxborough Field and Village Hall Charity – £970

The second round of electric vehicle charging point applications is now open. Applications from parish and town Councils are welcome before 31 December 2019.  

For further information please contact Sam Murrell on 01984 600167 or at s.murrell@somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk

SWT is looking to address the climate emergency across its services and policies, putting climate and environmental responsibility at the heart of everything it does.

This scheme aims to enable and support community led action to tackle the climate change emergency.