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News published 2020 May

People warned about ‘council tax’ email scam

Scam Alert

People in Exeter are being warned to stay vigilant and watch out for scam emails relating to council tax rebates.

Published: 13 May 2020

Public tennis and basketball courts have reopened

Public tennis and basketball courts

Following the recent Central Government Directive the council has reopened public tennis and basketball courts in Exeter.

Published: 13 May 2020

Recreational activities on and around the Exeter Ship Canal and Exe Estuary

Exeter Ship Canal

Recreational use of the Exe Estuary and Exeter Ship Canal is now permitted under the latest government advice, Exeter Port Authority has announced.

Published: 13 May 2020

Lighting up the work of nurses and midwives

Exeter Guildhall

Exeter's historic Guildhall was lit up in blue last night to mark International Year of the Nurse and Midwife.

Published: 13 May 2020

Please do not leave clothes or any other waste beside the recycling banks

Clothing bank

As we have advised before, the banks are closed until Salvation Army is able to resume their collection rounds.

Published: 13 May 2020

Bin-men rescue deer from bottle bank

Trapped Dear

Refuse workers in Exeter had ‘no i-deer’ they would be involved in an animal rescue when they turned up for work today.

Published: 12 May 2020

We need to work together to build back Exeter better

Leaders Column

In these difficult times the work of the Council continues. Our bin crews, for example, are working very hard and very diligently, they’ve got a major task on, just like all of the workers on the frontline day to day, putting themselves at risk for all of us.

Published: 12 May 2020

Wildlife haven in Exeter set to benefit from cash boost

Ludwell Valley Park

One of Exeter’s much-loved valley parks is set to see more planting of trees and wildflowers, along with improved access to the public, thanks to a funding boost.

Published: 12 May 2020

Network of volunteers providing food to those in need across the city

St Thomas Community Larder

A network of organisations and community volunteers are continuing to distribute food to vulnerable people across the city.

Published: 12 May 2020

Exeter Community Wellbeing - Connecting Communities

Wellbeing Update

Exeter Community Wellbeing is now in its seventh week of operation. This week we launched the Wellbeing Support Fund, aimed at helping those who find themselves in financial difficulty due to the Coronavirus outbreak and who can’t access funds through other initiatives.

Published: 7 May 2020