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News published 2019 December

Christmas Shut Down

Christmas Shut Down

You will still be able to access many of our services online whenever you need to over the festive period. In case of an emergency, please call 01392 265147

Published: 23 December 2019

Play equipment delivered in time for Christmas

Exeter play equipment

Children in Exeter have been given an early Christmas present with the opening of new play equipment.

Published: 23 December 2019

New boat helping Christmas go swimmingly

Swimmers taking part in Exmouth’s Christmas Day Swim will be afforded extra care this year thanks to a safety boat from Exeter.

Published: 20 December 2019

What to do with your Christmas tree when the festive season ends

Christmas Tree Disposal

Everyone loves a Christmas tree – but please make sure you think about where it is going to go when the festive season is over.

Published: 20 December 2019

Volunteers wanted for mass litter pick

Exeter Canal

Friends of Exeter Ship Canal are organising a Mass Litter Pick during the festive period. The aim is for the tow paths and surrounding areas to be litter free for the start of the New Year.

Published: 19 December 2019

Newly-discovered map of Exeter in 1743 on display

Exeter of 1743 Map

A newly-discovered and unique map of Exeter in 1743 will be on show this Friday, 20 December, in Exeter Guildhall from 10am to 4pm.

Published: 19 December 2019

How to keep waste to a minimum this Christmas

Christmas Paper

The festive season is upon us and it’s the time of year for gifts, cards and food – but everyone should help us ensure that unnecessary waste is kept to a minimum.

Published: 19 December 2019

Weekly Planning Applications - 19 December 2019

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week commencing 19 December 2019

Published: 19 December 2019

Relatives of men who fought in historic battle meet at exhibition

Three women whose relatives were involved in the Battle of the River Plate had a chance meeting at a recent exhibition.

Published: 18 December 2019

Exeter Guildhall turns green to support NSPCC campaign

Exeter's historic Guildhall turned green for one night to shine a light on the NSPCC’s ‘Light for Every Childhood’ Christmas campaign.

Published: 18 December 2019