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News published 2020 December

‘Tis the season to be jolly proud of our local, independent businesses

Shop Local

In his regular feature, Denis the Dustcart would like to talk about shopping local. Exeter is brimming with independent businesses, from Paris Street to Gandy Street to the hive of local that is Fore Street.

Published: 17 December 2020

Exeter – a good place for start-up businesses


Businesses starting up in Exeter are more likely to survive than anywhere else in the UK – apart from Bath – according to a recent survey. Exeter had the second best five-year survival rate for start up businesses in the UK.

Published: 16 December 2020

Updated advice for tenants on our web site

Tenants Handbook

Exeter City Council’s Private Tenants’ Handbook has been updated. The handbook covers many aspects of renting from finding a home, to what health and safety issues to consider all the way through to ending a tenancy.

Published: 16 December 2020

Plans for new homes at Clifton Hill are welcomed

Clifton Hill

Council Leader Phil Bialyk said plans to create 42 new homes while protecting the green space at the former Clifton Hill leisure centre will provide a major boost to the community.

Published: 15 December 2020

Virtual Council 15 Dec 2020

Committee Meetings

The Virtual Council 15 Dec 2020 can now be viewed on our website.

Published: 15 December 2020

Tree-mendous support from Council workers

Gras Lawn Xmas Tree

Parks and Green Spaces team workers saved the day when they went to the aid of a community and helped to install a Christmas tree.

Published: 15 December 2020

Have your say on three key outdoor strategies for Exeter


People in Exeter are being given a chance to have their say on three important strategies for the city.

Published: 14 December 2020

New films show off city’s green riches

Valley Parks video

A series of new films have been released showcasing Exeter’s beautiful Valley Parks in all their green glory.

Published: 14 December 2020

One Week Left to Take Part in Heavitree and Whipton Streets Consultation

Heavitree Dragon

There’s just one week left for people to have their say in an online consultation on making positive improvements to streets in Heavitree and Whipton in Exeter.

Published: 11 December 2020

No need to book to visit Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum

RAMM Reopening

Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) can now be visited without pre-booking a ticket.

Published: 10 December 2020