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News published 2019


Don't Drink and Drown

Be a mate

People in Exeter are being warned about the dangers of walking home beside the water after a night out drinking.

Published: 3 December 2019


Campaign prompts spike in voter registrations in Exeter

Exeter Postal Vote Envelope

A campaign to encourage more people in Exeter to vote in next week’s General Election has paid off with nearly 8,000 extra voters signing up.

Published: 3 December 2019


Tasked with maintaining a safe passage up the Exe Estuary

Ensuring the Exe Estuary can be navigated safely is a crucial area of work for Exeter City Council’s Harbour Patrollers.

Published: 29 November 2019


Safety concerns prompt felling of a diseased tree

Copper Beech - Caroline Avenue

A large copper beech tree colonised by giant polypore fungus will have to be felled in Exeter because of safety concerns.

Published: 29 November 2019


Exhibition marks 80th anniversary of HMS Exeter’s Battle of the River Plate

Battle of the River Plate

An exhibition on HMS Exeter and the 80th anniversary of the Battle of River Plate will be held in the city next month.

Published: 29 November 2019


Meet the seal slipping onboard Exe Estuary boat

Exmouth Seal

Workers who maintain the Exe Estuary are visited daily by a friendly seal that slips aboard their boat.

Published: 29 November 2019


Killing Eve author Luke Jennings discusses his work in Exeter

Author Luke Jennings, author of the novels that became the critically acclaimed BBC series Killing Eve, will talk about his work in Exeter in December

Published: 28 November 2019


Weekly Planning Applications - 28 November 2019

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week commencing 28 November 2019

Published: 28 November 2019


Christmas in Exeter

Where to see Santa in Exeter

Exeter’s compact city centre makes it ideal for Christmas shopping. An eclectic mix of shops can be found within easy walking distance of each other, from the big names in the High Street and Princesshay,

Published: 27 November 2019


Still time to get your tickets for Monday’s Christmas Carol Service

Tickets are still available for the Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carol Service at Exeter Cathedral on Monday 2 December.

Published: 26 November 2019