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News published 2020 November

Survey will discover how Exeter businesses are coping with COVID-19

The City Council and Exeter Chamber have jointly commissioned a short business survey to discover how businesses are coping with the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

Published: 12 November 2020

People urged to blow whistle on pitch vandals

Pinhoe Station Road

Fencing at Pinhoe Station Road playing fields has been kicked over and damaged during an attack at the weekend. Extra fencing panels have had to be brought in to protect the playing surface whilst it recovers from the improvement work.

Published: 10 November 2020

Fly-tipping: the uncomfortable truth


Devon Wildlife Trust’s Steve Hussey spotted this example of fly-tipping on one his regular walks around Ludwell Valley Park. The Valley Parks are managed by the conservation charity on behalf of the City Council and provide thousands of local people with green spaces in which to escape and relax.

Published: 10 November 2020

Chiefs to be honoured at ‘virtual’ civic ceremony

Chiefs to be honoured at ‘virtual’ civic ceremony

Exeter Chiefs fans will have another chance to see their all-conquering heroes on Thursday when players and representatives of the club take part in a ‘virtual’ civic presentation.

Published: 10 November 2020

Staying active in Exeter’s green and open spaces

Ludwell Valley Park

People in Exeter are being encouraged to make use of the city’s parks and green spaces to remain active during ‘lockdown’.

Published: 10 November 2020

Changes to the planning service during Covid-19

Planning News

The government has made it clear that planning should continue where practicable and our team is operating largely as normal, albeit working mainly from home. You can contact us through the usual individual telephone numbers and email addresses.

Published: 10 November 2020

Council employee Anne Jeffery celebrates 80th Birthday today

Anne Jeffery

Big Birthday wishes to Anne Jeffery, Exeter City Council's oldest employee, who celebrates her 80th Birthday today (Monday).

Published: 9 November 2020

Community support available during lockdown

The government has announced a four week national lockdown until 2 December. Anyone in need of extra help and support during lockdown should contact Exeter Community Wellbeing.

Published: 6 November 2020

Cans 4 City - Supporting Exeter City Community Trust

Can collection

Exeter City Council has been batching up aluminium drinks cans collected by community volunteers to support Exeter City Community Trust.

Published: 6 November 2020

Devon Councils are ready again to support the most clinically vulnerable

Supporting the most clinically vulnerable

Councils across Devon are working together to support people identified as being ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ through this second lockdown.

Published: 6 November 2020