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News published 2021 January

Deadline for comments on three key strategies extended

Three key strategies

There’s still time for people to have their say on three important strategies for Exeter. We've extended the deadline for comments by a week, until Sunday 7 February.

Published: 27 January 2021

Inspiring Girls into business

Inspiring Girls into business

Exeter City Council and the Heart of the South West Careers Hub have launched the Inspiring Girls programme designed to get more young women into industry and break down gender stereotypes.

Published: 26 January 2021

‘Go-live’ dates announced for Covid business grants

Grants Update

Businesses in Exeter will soon be able to apply for a range of ‘lockdown’ grants following an announcement by the Chancellor in early January of new lockdown grants to support businesses during national restrictions.

Published: 26 January 2021

Why Exeter is a leading UK city for building design

Emma Osmundsen

Emma Osmundsen is the managing director of Exeter City Living, the development arm of Exeter City Council, and a passionate advocate of Passivhaus design.

Published: 26 January 2021

Still time to enter wildlife photography competition

Wildlife Competition Update 2

There’s still time to enter a wildlife at home photography competition where squirrels and foxes are currently proving the most popular subjects.

Published: 25 January 2021

NHS in Devon to open two Vaccination Centres next week

Vaccination Centre

The Mayflower Grandstand at Plymouth Argyle Football Club’s Home Park Stadium, and exhibition and event venue Westpoint Exeter will be hosting their first booked appointments to people aged 80 and above from next Tuesday.

Published: 25 January 2021

‘Stay Positive Exeter’ campaign supporting mental wellbeing in ‘lockdown’


People are being encouraged to stay positive during ‘lockdown’ and share their tips for keeping upbeat as part of a new social media campaign.

Published: 22 January 2021

Virtual Strategic Scrutiny Committee 21 Jan 2021

Committee Meetings

The Virtual Strategic Scrutiny Committee 21 Jan 2021 can now be viewed on our website.

Published: 21 January 2021

Weekly Planning Applications: 21 January 2021

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week 21 January 2021

Published: 21 January 2021

These remain exciting times for Exeter, despite everything

Leaders Column Jan 21

It’s a frustrating time for us all. We are all thoroughly fed up with being locked down, not seeing our children and grandchildren and other family members and friends and doing all the things that we do.

Published: 21 January 2021