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News published 2021


Exeter COSY Routes to appear on BBC’s Songs of Praise

Exeter Cosy Routes

The hills, valleys, and viewpoints around Exeter get a national television spotlight this weekend (Sunday 16 May) on the BBC’s Songs of Praise.

Published: 12 May 2021


Residents get the opportunity to opt out of chemical weed spray of city roads

Residents in Exeter are being given the chance to opt out of the first weed spray of the year of roads in Exeter to reduce the use of potentially–damaging chemical controls in the city.

Published: 7 May 2021


Weekly Planning Applications: 6 May 2021

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week 6 May 2021

Published: 6 May 2021


Exeter is one of the country’s top places to live for tree coverage

Top place to live for tree coverage

Exeter is one of the leafiest cities in the whole country, according to new research from green energy supplier OVO.

Published: 30 April 2021


Pool at the Riverside to reopen in time for school holidays - July 24

Riverside Reopen

The pool and health suite at Exeter’s Riverside Leisure Centre are set to reopen on July 24 following a massive rebuilding programme to rectify serious structural weaknesses.

Published: 30 April 2021


Virtual Planning 29 Apr 2021

Committee Meetings

The Virtual Planning 29 Apr 2021 can now be viewed on our website.

Published: 29 April 2021


Weekly Planning Applications: 29 Apr 2021

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week 29 Apr 2021

Published: 29 April 2021


Exeter preparing to go wild this summer

Prince Charles Road

Roadside verges, roundabouts and various patches of land in Exeter are being prepared for a riot of colour later in the year.

Published: 29 April 2021


Red Coats walking tours return

Red coats return

Exeter’s popular Red Coat guided walking tours are back from Saturday 1 May. The attraction starts up again with six different themed tours running throughout the week.

Published: 29 April 2021


Recycling matters - Is it actually worth recycling?

Recycling matters

In his regular feature, Denis the Dustcart talks about recycling and if it's actually worth doing. Aside from the obvious environmental benefits it brings, your recycling effort helps to fund public services in Exeter.

Published: 28 April 2021