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News published 2020 May

"Don't jump in the canal" warning as Devon hots up

People are being warned about the dangers of swimming in or jumping into rivers or canals.

Published: 20 May 2020

Charity awarded grant for prescription delivery service

Kind-hearted volunteers in Exeter have set up a community prescription service for people self-isolating during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Published: 19 May 2020

Please do not put textiles in your green bin

No Textiles

We are seeing a huge increase in the amount of clothing coming through our Materials Reclamation Facility, where the city’s recycling is sorted, which is causing some significant difficulties. Please do not put textiles in your green bin.

Published: 18 May 2020

So, what can you do in Exeter’s parks and green spaces this weekend?

So, what can you do in Exeter’s parks and green spaces this weekend

With changes to COVID-19 restrictions, Exeter City Council has set out to clarify what’s open and what’s not in its parks and green spaces.

Published: 15 May 2020

Charity wins funding to help victims of domestic abuse

Baby Bank Network Exeter

Baby Bank Network Exeter, a charity that supports victims of domestic abuse and vulnerable families has been awarded a grant of £1,000 from the Exeter COVId-19 Community Action Fund.

Published: 15 May 2020

Exeter Community Wellbeing update - enjoying the outdoors safely

ECW Blog 3

It’s been another beautiful May week, and spirits are lifting both with the sunshine and with the creative and caring acts that are going on around the city.

Published: 15 May 2020

Keeping Exeter looking good

Keeping Exeter looking good

Our cleansing teams are taking full advantage of the quiet city centre streets to give everything a good clean during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Published: 14 May 2020

Disabled adaptation set to change family’s lives

Disabled adaptation

A fully accessible bedroom and wet room has been craned into a council property in Exeter to improve the lives of a family who have a daughter with disabilities.

Published: 14 May 2020

Chiefs’ support Exeter in coronavirus response

Exeter Chiefs Rugby

When the crisis hit, Exeter Chiefs were quick to respond in the form of £100,000 donated by the Trustees of the Chiefs Foundation to Exeter Community Wellbeing, the COVID-19 response service set up by Exeter City Council and Wellbeing Exeter.

Published: 14 May 2020

Weekly Planning Applications - 14 May 2020

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week commencing 14 May 2020

Published: 14 May 2020