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News published 2021 February

Update following detonation of a WW2 bomb on Glenthorne Road, Exeter

World War Two bomb in Exeter

Following yesterday’s (Saturday 27 February) detonation of a World War Two bomb on Glenthorne Road, Exeter, teams from Devon County Council, Exeter City Council and Devon and Cornwall Police are on site today, assessing structural damage to surrounding properties.

Published: 28 February 2021

Census 2021 - Your questions answered

Taking part in the census

The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and gives us a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales.

Published: 26 February 2021

New images show progress of St Sidwell's Point development

St Sidwell's Point

St Sidwell’s Point leisure centre is due to open this summer – and as these new pictures show building work continues to progress well.

Published: 26 February 2021

Get Digital and take advantage of free online learning

Get Digital

People in Exeter who feel they are being left behind with all things ‘digital’ can take advantage of free online learning with digital skills experts Cosmic who are offering up a series of free bite-sized webinars.

Published: 26 February 2021

People’s photography project to record impact of deadly tree disease

Fixed camera points

People across Exeter are being invited to take part in a study to assess the effect of ash dieback disease on the landscape of the city.

Published: 26 February 2021

Weekly Planning Applications: 25 Feb 2021

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week 25 Feb 2021

Published: 25 February 2021

Response to the pandemic praised by Leader as city sets new annual budget

Budget Speech 2021

The way in which the city responded to the Coronavirus crisis has been praised by the Leader of the Council as the authority set its annual budget.

Published: 24 February 2021

More homes in Exeter to be retro-fitted to combat climate change

Retro-fitted homes

Another 100 homes in Exeter are set to be retro-fitted with measures to make them more energy efficient after £500,000 of government funding being secured.

Published: 24 February 2021

Oak tree set to become a ‘Landmark’ in Exeter

Pinhoe Tree Planting

A ‘Landmark’ tree has been planted in one of Exeter many green spaces, with the hope that it will one day grow into one of the city’s iconic trees.

Published: 24 February 2021

We have the power! give what we buy due consideration

Denis Blog Feb 21

In his regular feature, Denis the Dustcart talks about how it’s hard being a conscious consumer. For instance, is replacing single-use plastic with single-use paper packaging really a solution?

Published: 24 February 2021