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Taunton station plan gets £4 million boost

The plan to refurbish Taunton Railway Station has received a huge boost with the announcement of a £4 million grant from the Local Growth Fund Railway station project partners Taunton Deane B... more


Superfast broadband for dozens more communities

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) has today announced a further 251 communities able to access high-speed fibre broadband, bringing the overall number of connected communities to 562 in total. Cover... more


Extra investment for a cleaner Deane

Cleaner streets, tidier verges and neater car parks are all planned in Taunton Deane thanks to a substantial injection of cash this year. The Borough Council is looking to spend £... more


Planning permission granted for business park expansion

Taunton-based commercial property specialist, Summerfield, has been granted planning permission to build a new petrol filling station and a number of outlets for consumers on a front plot at Westpark ... more


Book now to help your business succeed

Workshops designed to equip local businesses with cutting edge expertise are being staged in Taunton Deane next month thanks to the Borough Council and partners. The Council is meeting half the cos... more


Taunton Deane businesses growing for the future

From Job Clubs to job creation, workshops to welcomes, Taunton Deane Borough Council means business. This year the Council, through its economic development team, has awarded £12,200 of gra... more


Public Sector Procurement Opportunities

A very successful event promoting local procurement opportunities was held on Wednesday 26 March 2014 at the Cricket Club. The event was designed to give local businesses the opportunity to get an... more


Repair and Renew Grant

The Repair and Renew Grant will provide flood affected homes and business premises with up to £5,000 of grant funding to establish flood resilience measures to reduce the risk of future flooding... more

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Call for sponsors as Somerfest 2014 is announced

 Call for sponsors as Somerfest 2014 is announced Somerfest 2014 Following the success of last year’s Somerfest, organisers are gearing up for another day celebrating the culture and talent of Somerset. The event will again take place across... more


Council backs free workshops

Taunton Deane Borough Council is backing the free tourism workshops organised by Visit Somerset to help fight back against the perception the county is underwater. Visit Somerset is working with ... more


Food outlets continue to perform well

10 Mar 2014 A creditable 42 out of 45 food outlets inspected in Taunton Deane in February 2014 achieved ratings of 3 and above. More than half were rated at 5, the highest standard, with... more


Support for Flood Affected Businesses

Support for Flood Affected Businesses Small and medium size businesses in Taunton Deane that have been hit hard by the severe flooding may qualify for extra help to get them back on their feet. The Government has provided Taunton D... more


New Tenant in the Brewhoue

New Tenant in the Brewhoue It’s official! Taunton Theatre Association is now the tenant of Taunton’s Brewhouse Theatre and has received a Taunton Deane Borough Council grant to get the show on the road. The deal ... more


Cash for Jobs

Cash for Jobs Taunton is growing for the future and Taunton Deane Borough Council is backing this message with a £300,000 business investment scheme for creating new jobs. The scheme is aimed at assist... more


Rethink Gets the Go Ahead

Rethink Gets the Go Ahead A fresh look at how Taunton town centre can develop and grow in future has been given the seal of approval by Taunton Deane Borough Council. A study, carried out by consultants, was commissione... more

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