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News published 2020 April

Businesses in Exeter now able to claim Grants

Apply for a business grant

2,000 Businesses are eligible for either the Small Business Grants or Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grants. Most businesses were notified by email on Wednesday.

Published: 9 April 2020

FREEMOOVEMENT deliver free meals to the homeless


A community group that normally run free exercise sessions in parks around Exeter is putting its energy to good use by delivering meals to the homeless.

Published: 8 April 2020

Grant money helps group tackle fuel poverty

Exeter Community Energy

Exeter Community Energy has become the latest group to benefit from the £1million Covid-19 Action Grant fund to help vulnerable people deal with fuel poverty and energy or billing issues

Published: 8 April 2020

First virtual council meeting successfully held in Exeter

Executive 7th April 2020

The Council has held what was thought to be the first completely virtual decision-making meeting by a local authority in the country.

Published: 8 April 2020

Executive Tuesday 7th April 2020

Committee Meetings

The Executive Tuesday 7th April 2020 can now be viewed on our website.

Published: 7 April 2020

Resilient Women programme receives vital funding

Resilient Women - CoLab

A support group for vulnerable and disadvantaged women in Exeter has been awarded a £1,000 Covid-19 Action Fund Grant.

Published: 7 April 2020

Roadmap launched in bid for Exeter to become carbon neutral by 2030

Exeter City Futures

Exeter City Futures has launched a roadmap to enable the city to become carbon neutral by 2030.

Published: 7 April 2020

Businesses are being contacted over Small Business Grants

Business rates

Businesses eligible for the Small Business Grant will be contacted in the coming days by email to start the claim process.

Published: 7 April 2020

Thank you to our Materials Reclamation Facility staff

Exeter MRF

It’s wonderful to see the appreciation being shown to our bin crews but we’d also like to say a huge ‘thank you’ to the amazing frontline staff in our Materials Reclamation Facility here in Exeter.

Published: 6 April 2020

Allotment holders urged to walk and not drive to their site


Allotment holders should walk to their site whenever they can and only take their car if absolutely necessary.

Published: 6 April 2020