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Swings set to return in city play areas

Swings set to return in city play areas

A number of swings that were removed from play areas In Exeter during the pandemic because of social distancing guidelines, are gradually being put back.

Published: 29 July 2021


New Exeter Bus Station opens in the city centre

Phil Bialyk

The new Exeter Bus Station opened to passengers in the city centre on Sunday July 25.

Published: 28 July 2021


Basil Trott, last survivor of the Battle of the River Plate has passed away

Basil Trott

It’s with much sadness that the City Council has learnt of the passing of 101-year-old Royal Navy Veteran Basil Arthur Trott. Basil passed away on 12 July 2021 in Addenbrooke's hospital, Cambridge.

Published: 28 July 2021


Exeter wins vital funding to support victims of domestic abuse

Exeter wins vital funding to support victims of domestic abuse

Exeter has won £266,803 of vital government funding to deliver emergency bedspaces for female rough sleepers and women who are homeless as a result of domestic abuse.

Published: 28 July 2021


RAMM to exhibit commission by Amy Shelton, funded by Arts Council England

Artist Amy Shelton

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) announces an exhibition of work by Exeter-based artist Amy Shelton entitled Biophilia: The Exeter Florilegium.

Published: 28 July 2021


Jumpers for goalposts as newly improved pitches open up

Jumpers for goalposts as newly improved pitches open up

Works to upgrade football pitches in Pinhoe are nearly complete and fencing has come down at Pinhoe Station Road Playing Fields so that locals can enjoy the improved playing surface over the school holidays.

Published: 28 July 2021


Changes to the planning service during Covid-19 - July / Aug 21 Update

Planning News

The government has made it clear that planning should continue where practicable, and we are working hard to provide our normal levels of service with limited office presence.

Published: 27 July 2021


Key workers first in new look Riverside pool and health suite

Cllr Duncan Wood, Portfolio Holder for Leisure & Physical Activity

Key workers who helped the city through the Coronavirus pandemic were the first to use the new look facilities at the Riverside Leisure Centre.

Published: 23 July 2021


Army of Roman soldiers and civilians will descend on Exeter this Saturday

Romans in Exeter

A Roman re-enactment group will be marching down Queen Street and holding demonstrations at The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) for visitors to enjoy.

Published: 22 July 2021