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News published 2020 January

Severe Weather Protocol activated to encourage rough sleepers to come in out of the cold

With temperatures set to fall over the weekend, Exeter City Council has activated its Severe Weather Protocol (SWEP) and is making available extra accommodation for rough sleepers to come in out of the cold.

Published: 17 January 2020

Council backs start of works on new Sandy Park Hotel

Sandy Park

News that work has officially begun on the new multi-million pound Sandy Park Hotel has been welcomed by the City Council.

Published: 17 January 2020

Gusty conditions keep tree teams busy in Exeter

High winds and driving rain have kept workers at Exeter City Council busy this week, dealing with a number of fallen trees.

Published: 17 January 2020

Strategic Scrutiny Committee Thursday 16th January 2020

Committee Meetings

The Strategic Scrutiny Committee on Thursday 16th January 2020 can be viewed on our website.

Published: 16 January 2020

Weekly Planning Applications - 16 January 2020

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week commencing 16 January 2020

Published: 16 January 2020

What can you put in the Orange Recycling banks?

Orange Banks

The contractor that empties the orange carton/coffee cup banks in Exeter has reported a lot of contamination in the bin at the Cowley Bridge Road site.

Published: 16 January 2020

Why can’t greetings cards go in the green bin?


Many of you want to know why we don’t take Christmas or birthday cards for recycling, even if they don’t have glitter or foil on them. Other authorities do, so why not Exeter.

Published: 15 January 2020

Executive Tuesday 14th January 2020

Committee Meetings

The Executive on Tuesday 14th January 2020 can be viewed on our website.

Published: 15 January 2020

Gearing up for the Great British Spring Clean

Exeter City Council is one of a number of big organisations that have pledged to take part in The Great British Spring Clean in March.

Published: 15 January 2020

Council Leader welcomes Government support for Flybe


Council Leader Phil Bialyk has welcomed Government support for Exeter-based airline Flybe which secures the immediate future for more than 1,000 staff in the city.

Published: 15 January 2020