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News published 2020 September

Weekly Planning Applications: 10 - 16 Sept 2020

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week 10 - 16 Sept 2020

Published: 10 September 2020

Leisure centres set to reopen across the city

Leisure centres set to reopen across the city

A phased reopening will take place from September and each centre will be run under the direct management of the City Council rather than being outsourced to a private company.

Published: 10 September 2020

Help protect wild birds on the Exe Estuary

Exe Estuary

Summer begins to mellow, winds begin to change and that is the herald for the beginning of a spectacular time of year for wildlife on the internationally important Exe Estuary.

Published: 10 September 2020

Blue Light Services praised on 999 Day

999 Day

Civic leaders in Exeter have come together in support of our blue light services to mark Emergency Services Day. 9am on the 9th day of the 9th month is a fitting date to pay tribute to the work of the 999 Services in Exeter and throughout the UK.

Published: 9 September 2020

Matford Centre links up with medical group to administer flu jabs

Flu Jabs

St Thomas Medical Group (STMG) has teamed up with Exeter City Council and Stagecoach South West to provide a creative and innovative solution to safeguard its patients who are eligible for flu vaccinations. It is believed to be the first of its kind in Devon.

Published: 8 September 2020

Litter picking equipment available to borrow

Great British Spring Clean

Communities and individuals in Exeter can take advantage of the loan of free litter pickers and materials in order to take part in this month’s ‘Great British September Clean’.

Published: 8 September 2020

Virtual Planning 7 Sept 2020

Committee Meetings

The Virtual Planning meeting of 7 Sept 2020 can now be viewed on our website.

Published: 7 September 2020

Step inside Exeter’s heritage

Heritage Open Days

Starting on Friday (11 September), Heritage Open Days runs until Sunday 20 September, showcasing many venues that are not usually open to the public or otherwise charge a fee.

Published: 7 September 2020

Love conquers all as weddings return to Guildhall

Guildhall Wedding

Weddings have resumed at Exeter’s Historic Guildhall. Helen Stephens and Stephen Hocking became the first couple since COVID-19 to tie the knot at the famous historical venue.

Published: 4 September 2020

Pay by phone operator changing in City Council car parks


Paying by phone to park in Exeter City Council-run car parks is changing from Monday 7 September. RingGo will be providing the pay by phone transactions.

Published: 4 September 2020