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News published 2019 August


Play park at King George V Playing Field has been reopened

The play area was recently closed following an unauthorised encampment at the site but has now been repaired and is open again

Published: 16 August 2019


Leader's column: Collaboration and co-living will create sustainable future

Cllr Phil Bialyk

It is not just about sustainable growth - although that is important - it’s how we live. The way we can really continue the success of the city is through collaboration with key businesses and institutions in Exeter

Published: 15 August 2019


Rare European Swallowtail butterfly spotted in Exeter park

A beautiful European Swallowtail butterfly was recently spotted and photographed by a council worker in Rougemont Gardens

Published: 14 August 2019


Play area at King George V Playing Field remains closed

The play area will reopen once important repair works are completed

Published: 13 August 2019


View from the top: Exeter's new leisure complex emerging from the ground

Striking images show Exeter’s brand new leisure complex St Sidwell’s Point starting to take shape

Published: 9 August 2019


Clean up operation underway after encampment at city playing field ends

King George Playing Fields clean up

Council staff are clearing up mess left at a city playing field after an unauthorised encampment ended early on Thursday morning

Published: 8 August 2019


Attempts to evict an unauthorised encampment at playing field continue

A children's play park remains closed while the council continues its efforts to evict those taking part in an unauthorised encampment at King George V Playing Field at Countess Wear

Published: 7 August 2019


Councillors highlight the importance of the Street Charter for Exeter

Councillors have experienced the difficulties people affected by sight loss face navigating a cluttered city centre

Published: 7 August 2019


Council leader hopes Royal Clarence can return to its former glory

Royal Clarence Hotel

The Leader of the Council said he hopes the city's Royal Clarence Hotel will be back in use as soon as possible after it was revealed the site has been put up for sale.

Published: 6 August 2019


Meet Cllr Emma Morse Exeter's Lead Councillor for Supporting People

Politics is in Emma Morse’s blood. But so are people. Looking after people.

Published: 5 August 2019