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News published 2019 July


Bike riders get exciting new track in Exeter

BMX Pump Track

BMX riders and mountain bikers are enjoying an exciting new facility in Exeter.

Published: 23 July 2019


Councillors view construction of UK's first Passivhaus leisure complex

Councillors have taken part in a site visit to see progress in the construction of the UK's first Passivhaus swimming pool and leisure centre.

Published: 18 July 2019


Leader to reconsider sale of land at back of former sports centre

Cllr Phil Bialyk

The leader of the council is calling for green open space behind the former Clifton Hill Sports Centre to be saved from redevelopment.

Published: 17 July 2019


Council CEO honoured for work to promote growth and wellbeing

Karime Hassan

Exeter City Council’s Chief Executive and Growth Director has been honoured by the University of Exeter.

Published: 17 July 2019


New swing bridge installed on popular cycle and walking route

Riverside users in Exeter are enjoying a new cycle and foot bridge on a popular route into the city.

Published: 17 July 2019


New Riverside sculptures to provide habitat for insects

Flow Project

Striking new wooden sculptures inspired by the insect world are about to land on the banks of the River Exe in Exeter.

Published: 12 July 2019


Application to become UNESCO City Of Literature moves forward

Exeter has been successful in progressing through the first phase of a process to become a UNESCO City of Literature. The news comes in the week that Exeter unveiled its Cultural Strategy.

Published: 11 July 2019


Plans to expand Exeter's kerbside recycling

Kerbside collections for glass and food recycling are set to be introduced in Exeter, the City Council has revealed.

Published: 10 July 2019


Youngsters inspired to pick up a racket and get active

Youngsters in Exeter are being encouraged to give tennis a try for the first time as part of a drive to get families from communities across the region more active.

Published: 9 July 2019


Exeter Festival up and running

It’s finally arrived – Exeter Festival is underway!

Published: 5 July 2019