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News published 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

Virtual Council 23 Feb 2021

Committee Meetings

The Virtual Council 23 Feb 2021 can now be viewed on our website.

Published: 23 February 2021

Council working to bring empty homes in Exeter back into use

Empty Homes

In Exeter there are currently 478 homes that have been empty for more than six months and the Council is urging owners of empty properties to bring them back into use.

Published: 23 February 2021

Virtual Planning 22 Feb 2021

Committee Meetings

The Virtual Planning 22 Feb 2021 can now be viewed on our website.

Published: 22 February 2021

Investing in the city centre is a key part of Exeter’s recovery plan

New Bus Station Arial

The Council’s major investment in creating a new leisure centre and bus station in the city centre is a key part of the city’s economic recovery from Covid-19.

Published: 19 February 2021

Why everyone should be part of Fairtrade Fortnight

Cllr Amal Ghusain

People in Exeter are being encouraged to ‘Choose the world you want’ and consider Fairtrade this February during Fairtrade Fortnight which runs from 22 February until 7 March.

Published: 19 February 2021

Construction progresses well to create new leisure complex and bus station

Emerging St Sidwell's Point

St Sidwell's Point, which will become the city's new super energy-efficient swimming pool and leisure complex when it opens this summer, is being built alongside Exeter's new bus station.

Published: 18 February 2021