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News published 2020 June

Nominate your ‘Lockdown Legends’ to feature in photographic exhibition

Lockdown Legends

People are being asked to nominate the lockdown legends they want to see featured in the exhibition. The exhibition will celebrate local people who have shown particular kindness, courage, humanity or ingenuity during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published: 17 June 2020

Exeter City Council secures landmark ruling at Royal Courts of Justice

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM)

Exeter City Council has secured a landmark ruling over the rateable valuation of the city’s Grade II listed Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM)

Published: 17 June 2020

Take part in Exeter’s Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day

People in Exeter are being encouraged to share their support for the city’s affiliated regiments on Saturday (20 June) as part of Armed Forces Day.

Published: 16 June 2020

Lord Mayor and Leader back Exeter City Football Club’s initaitive

Exeter City Football Club

Exeter’s Lord Mayor and Leader of the City Council will have a virtual presence in City’s St James Park ground on Monday as they cheer on the Grecians to a potential Play-off Final at Wembley Stadium.

Published: 16 June 2020

Public toilets at Topsham Quay reopen

Topsham Toilets

Another public toilet has reopened for use by the public in response to an increase in demand. The toilets at Topsham Quay were reopened by council staff on Monday afternoon.

Published: 16 June 2020

Queues form as shopper return to the city centre


A steady stream of shoppers have returned to the city centre on the first day many stores were able to reopen. Preparations took place over several weeks to ensure Exeter city centre is a safe and welcoming environment for visitors as many stores reopened their doors for the first time since March.

Published: 15 June 2020

Exeter Community Wellbeing – A Green, Growing City

A Green, Growing City

Exeter Community Wellbeing is three months old. It doesn’t sound like a long time but we are stunned by the amount of change we have seen over this period. We continue to take calls from individuals requesting support or advice and volunteers offering their time and skills.

Published: 12 June 2020

Road layouts changed for cycling and walking

Road layouts changed for cycling and walking

Measures to boost walking and cycling in Exeter and support social distancing have been welcomed by Cllr Phil Bialyk, Leader of Exeter City Council.

Published: 12 June 2020

Weekly Planning Applications - 11 June 2020

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week commencing 11 June 2020

Published: 11 June 2020

There is too much carbon in our atmosphere. We hear it said all the time

There is to much carbon in our atmosphere

In his regular feature, Denis the Dustcart talks about how There is too much carbon in our atmosphere and what we can do about it.

Published: 11 June 2020