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News published 2020 April

Beacon Centre awarded Covid-19 Action Fund Grant

Beacon Centre

So far a total of almost £35,000 has been dished out to community groups and charities as part of the £1 million Exeter Covid-19 Community Action Fund.

Published: 6 April 2020

A message from the Lord Mayor of Exeter

Lord Mayor of Exeter – Councillor Peter Holland

I have never been more grateful to see and hear of the efforts of key workers and volunteers in our City and across the country including, of course, our NHS, schools, emergency services and supermarkets to name but a few.

Published: 6 April 2020

Stay Safe - Stay Home - Stay Scam Aware

Scam Alert

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service have warned that the outbreak of COVID-19 has seen an increase in scams and doorstep traders who are trying to exploit fear and uncertainty during this difficult time.

Published: 3 April 2020

Age UK Exeter receives grant to help support elderly

Age UK Exeter

Age UK Exeter is the latest group to be awarded a grant by the Exeter Covid-19 Community Action Fund. The charity, which is based in St Thomas, has received £3,000.

Published: 3 April 2020

Please keep recycling

Keep Recycling

It is vital that we all keep recycling at home while Covid-19 restrictions are in place – and not only for the local economy and the environment.

Published: 2 April 2020

Bin crews praised for collections in Exeter

Waste Bin

Waste collection crews in Exeter are receiving messages of goodwill from the people of the city, the man in charge of collections has revealed. He has also stressed how important it is for people to keep recycling during the crisis.

Published: 2 April 2020

St Sidwell’s Centre awarded cash to help vulnerable through Coronavirus out

St Sidwell’s Centre

The independent charity at the heart of the community in Exeter has been awarded a total of £6,000 for two projects to help people through the Coronavirus outbreak.

Published: 2 April 2020

Take glass home if the bottle banks are full

Glass Bottle Banks

Our recycling team is urging residents to please take their glass home again if the bottle banks are full.

Published: 2 April 2020

Weekly Planning Applications - 2 April 2020

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week commencing 2 April 2020

Published: 2 April 2020

Hundreds of Exeter businesses will pay no business rates

Business rates

Almost 900 businesses in Exeter have been awarded a 100% retail, hospitality and leisure business rates discount.

Published: 1 April 2020