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News published 2020 June

We may not be able to deliver your bins within our usual 10 day period

Bin Deliveries

With people spending more time at home, we have seen higher than normal demand for new or replacement bins which may delay their delivery.

Published: 10 June 2020

First steps to replace old bridge on Quayside take place

Mallison Bridge

The first steps to replace an old bridge on Exeter Quayside that had come to the end of its life are taking place this week.

Published: 10 June 2020

Plans underway for next week’s city centre reopening

On Monday 15 June non-essential retailers will be allowed to reopen

On Monday 15 June non-essential retailers will be allowed to reopen for the first time since the end of March, once they have completed a risk assessment. Hospitality businesses like cafes and restaurants may be able to reopen from 4 July if conditions set by the government are met.

Published: 9 June 2020

Customer Service Centre remains closed except for emergency housing

Customer Service Centre

In line with our priority to keep Exeter’s residents and our staff as safe as possible, the Customer Service Centre will remain closed (except to emergency homeless customers)

Published: 8 June 2020

Exeter Discretionary Business Grant Scheme

Exeter Discretionary Business Grant Scheme

Exeter City Council has £1,457,000 to allocate to small and micro businesses who have not been eligible for any other grant, with the exception of the furloughed Job Retention Scheme and the Self Employment Income Support Scheme, and who were trading on 11 March 2020.

Published: 5 June 2020

Exeter Community Wellbeing – Sometimes it’s the little things…

Wellbeing Update 6

As some government guidelines are relaxed, we find ourselves in a shifting landscape. Amongst all this change, and the uncertainty that is a continuous background noise, people in our city are showing us something remarkable: ‘social distancing’ may be bringing us even closer together.

Published: 5 June 2020

Diseased trees to come down amid safety concerns

Ash Dieback

It's estimated that the UK will lose up to 90% of its ash trees to Ash Dieback over the coming months and years. Work to make safe a number of trees affected by the disease in Exeter is set to take place over the coming months.

Published: 5 June 2020

Footballers in Pinhoe are set to get better playing facilities

Pinhoe Football

Plans have been revealed to refurbish and upgrade the football pitches at Pinhoe Station Road, providing a better surface with improved drainage.

Published: 4 June 2020

Weekly Planning Applications - 4 June 2020

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week commencing 4 June 2020

Published: 4 June 2020

Three public toilets have reopened in Exeter

Quay Toilets

Exeter Quay, Heavitree Pleasure Ground and Cowick Barton Playing Fields toilets have reopened for use by the public in response to an increase in demand.

Published: 3 June 2020