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News published 2020 March

Exeter City Council brings forward decision on repatriation of Crowfoot Regalia to the Siksika Nation

Crowfoot Regalia

Exeter City Council officers today posted papers on its website recommending that a group of ceremonial items that once belonged to Chief Crowfoot, a Chief of the Siksika Nation, be repatriated to the Siksika Nation in Canada.

Published: 31 March 2020

Goldies helping isolated lonely people through the Coronavirus outbreak

Goldies Charity

Singing leaders from the much-loved Goldies Charity are keeping in regular touch across Exeter with hundreds of isolated lonely people during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Published: 31 March 2020

Harbour Master: Recreational use of the River Exe and canal must stop

Recreational use of the River Exe and canal must stop

Recreational use for things like leisure vessels, kite surfing and paddle boarding is not essential and could lead to a fine for those taking part

Published: 31 March 2020

First grant awarded as part of Exeter Covid-19 Community Action Fund

Exeter Communities Together

A community partnership aimed at giving Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people in Exeter a greater voice has been awarded a grant from the £1 million Exeter Covid-19 Community Action Fund.

Published: 31 March 2020

Allotments stay open but social distancing is essential


Our allotments will remain open until the City Council is instructed otherwise, as they provide valuable physical exercise opportunities and mental health support

Published: 31 March 2020

We are doing everything possible to keep people in the city informed

We are doing everything possible to keep people in the city informed

More than 5,000 comments have been posted on a Facebook group set up by the City Council to give residents accurate information on the coronavirus and highlight the support available in the community.

Published: 30 March 2020

Skatepark shut following Government advice on protecting people

FLowerpot Skatepark

Flowerpot Skatepark has been closed by our Public and Green Spaces Team following Government advice on social distancing.

Published: 30 March 2020

Reducing waste during the coronavirus restrictions…and beyond

Food Waste

Now, more than ever, it is really important that we all try as hard as we can to reduce as much as possible the amount of rubbish we throw away.

Published: 30 March 2020

Housing the homeless during the Coronavirus outbreak

Housing the homeless

Housing teams from Exeter City Council have been working around the clock to find emergency accommodation for rough sleepers during the coronavirus outbreak.

Published: 27 March 2020

How to manage your household waste

Waste Bin

Our collection crews are working hard to keep the rubbish and recycling services running as normal with most people now staying at home.

Published: 27 March 2020