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News published 2021


It’s time we all gave serious thought to how we wrap our gifts

It’s time we all gave serious thought to how we wrap our gifts

Before you buy your wrapping paper this year, please remember that most wrapping paper can’t be recycled because it's such poor quality.

Published: 7 December 2021


Christmas with the Lord Mayor raises £400 for charity

Christmas with the Lord Mayor raises £400 for charity

A Christmas event held at Exeter’s historic Guildhall – Christmas with the Lord Mayor has raised £400 for the charity Inclusive Exeter.

Published: 7 December 2021


Housing Needs Newsletter - December 2021

Housing Needs

The Housing Solutions service is here to offer help and support on housing and homelessness. Find out how to contact us if you need help.

Published: 6 December 2021


New funds available to vulnerable households this winter

New funds available to vulnerable households this winter

Vulnerable households in Exeter may be able to claim extra support this winter with two new funding schemes being launched.

Published: 6 December 2021


Plans progress to produce a new Public Art Strategy for Exeter

Plans progress to produce a new Public Art Strategy for Exeter

A community-based arts organisation has been appointed to consult with residents and artists on creating a new Public Art Strategy for Exeter.

Published: 6 December 2021


Recycle your real Christmas tree and help people with a terminal diagnosis

Recycle your real Christmas tree and help people with a terminal diagnosis

Exeter residents! There’s now an easy way to recycle your real Christmas tree and help local people with a terminal diagnosis at the same time.

Published: 6 December 2021


Wood you believe it! – chance to make gifts for Christmas

Wood you believe it! – chance to make gifts for Christmas

People are being offered the opportunity to get all crafty in the lead up to Christmas and make bird boxes, bug hotels and festive reindeers.

Published: 3 December 2021


Well-known face of Exeter made Honorary Alderman

Well-known face of Exeter made Honorary Alderman

Former Lord Mayor and generally well-known figure around Exeter Olwen Foggin has been made an Honorary Alderman of the City.

Published: 3 December 2021


Striking images reveal Exeter’s new leisure centre is nearing completion

St Sidwell's Point Pool

St Sidwell’s Point, the UK’s first leisure centre built to the super energy efficient Passivhaus standard, is nearing completion and is expected to open in Spring 2022.

Published: 3 December 2021


Gerald the Giraffe voted as the public’s favourite museum object

Gerald the Giraffe voted as the public’s favourite museum object

This summer RAMM launched Treasures of the Museum, an exciting trail highlighting sixteen of the museum’s most iconic objects. After taking part in the trail or exploring the objects online, visitors were asked to vote for their favourite.

Published: 3 December 2021