3rd April 2020

Accommodation for rough sleepers

1st April 2020 0
Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) and its partners have been working to identify and provide self-contained accommodation for rough sleepers and tenants of homeless hostels who find it difficult to self-isolate and practice social […]

Help for businesses

30th March 2020 0
Somerset West and Taunton Council have been working hard to ensure that local businesses get the help they need during the coronavirus crisis by responding as quickly as they can to the measures announced by […]

Volunteer support for the homeless

23rd March 2020 0
Somerset West and Taunton Council’s (SWT) Streetwise team is calling on volunteers to help ensure our most vulnerable members of society are supported during the Coronavirus emergency. The team works with partners including the Salvation […]

New Wildflower Meadow Project

12th March 2020 0
Somerset West and Taunton Council is working in partnership with the Somerset Wildlife Trust to identify and create a number of species-rich wildflower meadows across the district.   The meadows will initially be created as part […]

Design Guide Consultation

7th February 2020 0
Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) are consulting on a draft Design Guide to ensure consistency in the quality of new developments across the District. The consultation runs until Monday 30 March with a view […]

Council sets out budget proposals

6th February 2020 0
Somerset West and Taunton’s ambitious vision for tackling climate change, driving major commercial investment and building more homes is the focus for the new budget.  The emphasis during 2019/20 has been on delivering stability and […]

Local Plan Consultation

17th January 2020 0
Work is starting on a new Local Plan covering the Somerset West and Taunton Council area. SWT are consulting the Issues and Options document from Monday 13 January to Monday 16 March 2020.  The Local […]

Have your say on Climate Strategy

15th January 2020 0
The public are being urged to have their say on the creation of Somerset’s first Climate Emergency Strategy. All four district councils and Somerset County Council declared or recognised climate  and ecological emergencies in 2019, […]

Managing Flood Risk

13th January 2020 0
Somerset West and Taunton Council is set to consider a long-term solution to flood risks in and around Taunton, bringing protection to residents, businesses, roads and infrastructure. The council and the Environment Agency have been […]

Park and Ride Perks

4th December 2019 0
Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) is introducing a saver scheme to encourage more people to use the Park and Ride service. The Council has been liaising with the retail and business community in Taunton […]
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