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News published 2020 April

Works required on trees to make them safe

Unsafe trees

Sadly, two matures trees have been identified with significant decay and work will need to be carried out to make them safe.

Published: 22 April 2020

Keeping Exeter’s grass at bay to allow people to exercise responsibly

Grass cutting

Our staff are cutting the grass in Exeter’s parks and green spaces to allow people to exercise and stay healthy during the ‘lockdown’ period.

Published: 22 April 2020

Council Tuesday 21st April 2020

Committee Meetings

The Council Meeting on Tuesday 21st April 2020 can now be viewed on our website.

Published: 21 April 2020

Garden waste and composting during COVID-19


Garden waste collections for existing customers in Exeter are continuing as normal until further notice, but we are unable to take on any new customers at this time.

Published: 21 April 2020

Cleansing crews keeping city centre streets clean and safe

City Centre Deep Clean

Cleansing teams are taking full advantage of the empty streets to give everything a good clean during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Published: 21 April 2020

Travellers have moved off land in Countess Wear

Lakeside Avenue

Following a productive meeting with our colleagues at Devon and Cornwall Police late yesterday afternoon, a direction was issued, ordering the travellers to move and relocate to a more appropriate site.

Published: 21 April 2020

Vulnerable young people helped by music thanks to Action Fund Grant

Sound Gallery CIC

Sound Gallery CIC have been awarded £1,000 from the Action Fund to continue supporting vulnerable young people online during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Published: 20 April 2020

Play areas get makeover whilst closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak

Anne Close Play Area

Some play areas in Exeter are being refurbished whilst the equipment is out of use due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Published: 17 April 2020

Hundreds of businesses not yet applied for Covid-19 funding

Apply for a grant

Hundreds of businesses in Exeter invited to make a claim for a grant to help them through the Coronavirus outbreak have yet to do so.

Published: 17 April 2020

Grants prove ‘lifesaver’ to Topsham group battling Covid-19

Estuary League of Friends

The Estuary League of Friends was awarded almost £4,000 from the Exeter Covid-19 Action Fund to help people in Topsham, Countess Wear and Newtown.

Published: 17 April 2020