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Millions invested in Taunton Deane

TENS of millions of pounds are being invested in Taunton Deane bringing more jobs, better transport links and high tech connectivity.   The Government announced today that £65.2 milli... more

Council awarded £400,000

Taunton Deane Borough Council has been awarded more than £400,000 by the Government to help move forward a major local development.   The Council successfully bid for funding from the... more

New lease of life for Market House

THE iconic Market House building in the heart of Taunton is about to get a new lease of life thanks to Taunton Deane Borough Council.   The authority has just signed a deal with the Wildwoo... more

Grant to help company relocate

TAUNTON Deane Borough Council has offered a grant of £10,000 to Swallowfield plc to enable the company to obtain expert advice and carry out preparatory studies and investigations that will help... more

Council reaps £3m reward

TAUNTON Deane is one of the best performing districts in Somerset with the number of housing completions one of the highest in the county. As a result the authority is receiving more than £3m in... more

What a catch – Taunton to host international cricket

NEWS that top flight international cricket will be played in Taunton in future is being warmly welcomed by Taunton Deane Borough Council which helped make it possible.   Somerset County Cri... more

Saturday “Free after 3” is back!

THE popular Free after 3 parking initiative in Taunton’s main shopper car parks returns on Saturday afternoons this month.   Taunton Deane Borough Council is keen to support traders i... more

A358 funding

THE Government’s announcement that it is to invest in vital improvements to the A358 between Taunton and the A303 near Ilminster is being celebrated by civic leaders in Taunton Deane.   ... more

Relief scheme helps small business

MORE than £200,000 has been awarded in business rates retail relief among dozens of small retailers in Taunton Deane.   The Borough Council is working hard to ensure those businesses ... more

Christmas bonus for Wellington

Wellington is in for a welcome Christmas bonus this year as Taunton Deane Borough Council is ensuring that town traders enjoy a festive boost. Free parking on the four Saturdays leading up to Chris... more

Free parking after 2pm on Small Business Saturday

FREE parking will be on offer in Taunton before Christmas in a bid to help traders – particularly the smaller independent shops – make the most of the festive season.   Taunton ... more

Taunton wins national street crown

BRIDGE Street and North Street in Taunton have been crowned as the best street in the UK and Ireland at the 2015 Urbanism Awards. The linked streets, under one single entry, beat off strong competitio... more

Are you interested in collaborating with another business in Edinburgh, France or Belgium?

The Open Innovation Project is an EU (Interreg) funded initiative which includes Somerset County Council as a partner and one of the project initiatives is facilitating a variety of ‘business co... more


Help Make Taunton Sparkle

Make Taunton Sparkle need to raise £25,000 to make sure Taunton has Christmas lights again this year, and to put on a fantastic Switch On display! To hire, install and power the lights, plus ... more

4000 Jobs Boost for Taunton

Plans Revealed for a Major New Employment Site at M5 Junction 25 Up to 4,000 jobs could be created at a new strategic employment site at Junction 25 on the M5, business leaders heard today (Thursda... more

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