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News published 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


Prohibition notice served on Plants Galore in Exeter

Plants Galore

Environmental Health and Community Safety team, assisted by police, has served a prohibition notice on Plants Galore.

Published: 27 March 2020


Thank you to our cleansing and recycling staff

MRF Workers

In his regular feature, Denis the Dustcart invited everyone to thank our bin crews, Materials Reclamation Facility staff and all those putting in a such fantastic efforts.

Published: 27 March 2020


Coronavirus support service flooded with offers of help

Coronavirus support service

A support service set up to help people in Exeter during the Coronavirus outbreak has been flooded with requests for help and offers of support.

Published: 27 March 2020


Government launches Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp

Share accurate information and advice

The UK Government has launched a GOV.UK Coronavirus Information service on WhatsApp.

Published: 27 March 2020


Car parks made available free of charge for key workers

Support vulnerable or isolated people

Howell Road, Magdalen Road and Triangle car parks are providing 24/7 free parking for designated key workers.

Published: 25 March 2020


Exeter Farmers Market Open for Business – Thursday 26 March

Exeter Farmers Market

Exeter Farmers Market, at the corner of Fore Street and South Street in the city centre is set to go ahead on Thursday 26 March.

Published: 25 March 2020