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News published 2020


Exeter Community Wellbeing – Socialising despite the distance

Exeter Community Wellbeing Blog

One of the things that has really been highlighted in the past few months is the benefit of having one-to-one chats with others and listening to people. Throughout these troubling months, Exeter Community Wellbeing has been a tool in connecting communities with the support they need.

Published: 31 July 2020


Topsham Ferry back up and running

Topsham Ferry

The Topsham Ferry is back and will be running this weekend for the first time this season.

Published: 31 July 2020


Weekly Planning Applications - 30 July 2020

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week commencing 30 July 2020

Published: 30 July 2020


Lease agreement secures Football Club’s future for a further 25 years

Lease agreement

Exeter City has signed a new lease securing its future at St James Park for a further 25 years.

Published: 29 July 2020


St Petrock's planter project

St Petrocks Planters

Rough sleepers and homeless people have been enjoying a project to bring colour to Exeter city centre.

Published: 29 July 2020


Striking timber roof beams craned into position at St Sidwell’s Point

Bus Station Timbers

A major milestone in the construction of Exeter’s new super energy efficient leisure complex has been reached with the installation of the building’s stunning wooden roof structure.

Published: 28 July 2020


Eat Out to Help Out – look for the logo

Eat Out to Help Out

Dozens of restaurants, cafes and bars in and around Exeter have signed up to the government’s Eat Out to Help Out Scheme offering diners a 50% discount during August.

Published: 28 July 2020


Vandals force the closure of Topsham toilets

Topsham Toilets Closed

Vandals have forced the closure of public toilets in Topsham after the facilities on the Quay were persistently targeted.

Published: 28 July 2020


New harbour patrol boat revealed

Boat Launch

There’s a new harbour patrol boat on the Exe Estuary to ensure users of the waterway – including wildlife - are kept safe.

Published: 27 July 2020


Grass management policy protecting our pollinators

Protecting our pollinators

Exeter’s policy of letting grass grow longer in certain parts of the city is helping to address the decline of pollinators and has won backing from the Devon Wildlife Trust.

Published: 24 July 2020