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News published 2024


Get ready for Housing Week in Exeter

Get ready for Housing Week in Exeter

People in Exeter can look forward to seven days of housing related activity next month, as Housing Week comes to the city.

Published: 5 July 2024


New report celebrates Exeter’s UNESCO City of Literature status

New report celebrates Exeter’s UNESCO City of Literature status

A new report has highlighted the benefits of Exeter being designated as a UNESCO City of Literature.

Published: 5 July 2024


Lammas ceremony goes online due to unfortunate clash of events

Lammas ceremony goes online due to unfortunate clash of events

Exeter’s big white glove will not be hoisted above the city this year due to the Lammas Fair clashing with the General Election.

Published: 3 July 2024


Don’t forget voter ID for Thursday’s General Election

Don’t forget voter ID for Thursday’s General Election

With just days to go before the General Election, people in Exeter are being reminded to make sure they have voter ID ready if they are voting at a polling station on the big day.

Published: 2 July 2024


Baseball taster session for women given big thumbs up

Baseball taster session for women given big thumbs up

An initiative to get more women and girls playing baseball has been declared a huge success with more than 150 people turning up for an open day in Exeter.

Published: 2 July 2024


Make sure to return your postal vote for the General Election

Just one week to go to the General Election

Anyone who applied for a postal vote is being reminded to ensure that they complete and return the paperwork ahead of Thursday’s General Election.

Published: 1 July 2024


Exeter Community Lottery players could win £1,000 Amazon gift card

Lottery Super Draw

There’s an extra reason to play the Exeter Community Lottery, with those signing up before Saturday 29 June being in with a chance of winning a £1,000 Amazon gift card.

Published: 27 June 2024


Extra assistance for visually impaired voters on election day in Exeter

Extra assistance for visually impaired voters on election day in Exeter

Voters with a visual impairment are being given extra help to assist them in the polling stations during the General Election next week.

Published: 27 June 2024


Beware of callers claiming to be acting on behalf of the Council

Warning to Exeter tenants about scam telephone calls

Tenants are being reminded that the City Council does not cold call asking for information and does not ask any companies to do so unless by prior arrangement.

Published: 26 June 2024


Just one week to go to the General Election

Just one week to go to the General Election

With just a week to go until the General Election, today (26 June) is the last day to apply for a proxy vote and a voter authority certificate to confirm ID at the polling station.

Published: 26 June 2024