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News published 2019 June

Park for free on Thursdays after 6pm in three of our car parks

People coming into Exeter on Thursday evenings will now be able to park for free in the City Council’s three pay-on-foot muti-storey car parks.

Published: 19 June 2019

Go wild in the city as Exeter breaks out in colourful display


A riot of colour has broken out across the city, with wild flowers coming into bloom as part of the Wild City Project.

Published: 19 June 2019

Show your support for Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day

Exeter celebrates Armed Forces Day on Saturday (22 June) with a parade through the High Street.

Published: 18 June 2019

Mapping the city's trees

Volunteers are needed to help map Exeter’s tree canopy.

Published: 18 June 2019

Chester Long Court wins housing award

Residential project of the year

An environmentally-friendly housing complex in Exeter has scooped yet another top award.

Published: 17 June 2019

What happens to recycled plastic in Exeter?

Recycling Plastic

We’re getting asked a lot of questions in the wake of Hugh’s War on Plastic programme. So we would like to reassure you all about the plastic you put in your green bins in Exeter.

Published: 14 June 2019

Have some fun at the Exeter Festival Blue Boy Trail

The Exeter Blueboy Trail

The Exeter Festival Blue Boy Trail is your chance to take a step back in history - and have some fun at the same time.

Published: 13 June 2019

Exeter Festival organisers reveal line-up

Break Beat Bandits

An eclectic mix of local bands and musicians have been chosen to play at this summer’s Exeter Festival.

Published: 12 June 2019

Huge crane makes light work of Exeter’s new leisure complex

A huge tower crane is making light work of the massive construction project underway to create the UK’s first Passivhaus leisure centre at the Exeter Bus Station site.

Published: 12 June 2019

Recycling survey reveals people want to recycle more

People in Exeter want to recycle more according to a recent survey it's been revealed.

Published: 12 June 2019