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News published 2019

Council commits to 2020 Riverside pool opening - making it better than ever

Riverside Update

Councillors have reaffirmed their commitment to reopening the pool at the Riverside Leisure Centre as soon as crucial repair works are completed.

Published: 24 June 2019

D-Day Veteran to take part in Exeter’s Armed Forces Day

Bob Reeves

One of the last surviving D-Day veterans will take part in Armed Forces Day in Exeter tomorrow (Saturday 22 June).

Published: 21 June 2019

Exeter organisations come together to promote clean air day

Clean Air Day 2019

Exeter organisations are coming together in Princesshay on Clean Air Day (20 June) to promote simple steps everyone can take to help tackle air pollution and the impact it has on our health.

Published: 20 June 2019

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