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News published 2021 February

Fairtrade Fortnight fast approaching

FairTrade Fortnight

People in Exeter are being encouraged to ‘Choose the world you want’ during Fairtrade Fortnight which runs from 22 February until 7 March, with local organisers determined to raise the profile of Fairtrade in Exeter and Devon.

Published: 11 February 2021

Key priorities highlighted as Council prepares to set its budget

Key priorities for year ahead

Key priorities for the year ahead will continue to focus on creating a Net Zero Carbon city, tackling social inequalities and creating quality new housing in sustainable communities, the Council has revealed.

Published: 11 February 2021

Supporting the ancient rural craft of hedgelaying

Hedge Laying

Gardeners from our Public and Green Spaces team recently laid a hedge in Ludwell Valley, adjacent to Topsham Road. Keeping the ancient rural craft of hedgelaying alive and well in Exeter.

Published: 10 February 2021

Liveable Exeter and the City’s Net Zero Plan

How Liveable Exeter, the city’s transformational programme to create 12,000 new homes in the city over the next 20 years, will support the city’s commitment to becoming net carbon neutral by 2030.

Published: 10 February 2021

Virtual Executive 9 Feb 2021

Committee Meetings

The Virtual Executive 9 Feb 2021 can now be viewed on our website.

Published: 9 February 2021

Workouts from home initiative proves a hit

Workout at Home

In just over a week, 1,000 people have already downloaded the Exeter Leisure App, which allows them to effectively bring the energy of the leisure centre into their front room.

Published: 9 February 2021

Still time to take part Devon Carbon Plan Consultation

Exeter Needs You

Residents have the chance to shape the county’s roadmap to net-zero by taking part in the Interim Devon Carbon Plan Consultation – but you need to be quick.

Published: 8 February 2021

The census is coming

Census is coming

The census is a unique survey that happens every 10 years. It gives a snapshot of all the people and households in England and Wales – the most detailed information about our society.

Published: 8 February 2021

Providing affordable homes for local young people

Providing affordable homes for local young people

YMCA Exeter and Exeter City Council, alongside Homes England, are launching a joint venture to tackle Exeter’s 1-bed housing crisis.

Published: 8 February 2021

Fabulous response to Wildlife at Home photography competition

David Flint

Organisers or a wildlife at home photography competition have been bowled over by the high standard of entries.

Published: 5 February 2021