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News published 2019


Exeter hoists famous white glove to celebrate Lammas

Exeter’s famous white glove has been hoisted over the city as part of a ceremony that dates back over 900 years.

Published: 4 July 2019


Plans to deliver thousands of new homes discussed by councillors

Exeter recognised for ambition and vision

Plans to create thousands of new homes in Exeter over the next decade are set to be discussed by councillors.

Published: 4 July 2019


No plans to sell land at Bull Meadow Park, Council reveals

A proposal to sell part of a city park to create access for vehicles at a proposed new housing development is set to be ruled out by the City Council.

Published: 1 July 2019


Future of Valley Parks assured as wildlife trust take over their management

The future of the city’s green lungs – Exeter’s Valley Parks – has been assured.

Published: 28 June 2019


New project celebrates diversity in Exeter

A new community project is being launched in Exeter, which will see seven grass roots organisations come together to deliver an exciting programme of diverse and cultural events and activities run across the city and Devon.

Published: 27 June 2019


Countdown begins to Exeter Festival

It’s just days now until the all-new Exeter Festival gets under way.

Published: 26 June 2019


New play area refurbishment gets underway

Work has begun on the £110k refurbishment of a play area in Exeter.

Published: 25 June 2019


Star writers and performers at Exeter Custom House Quay Words

Quay Works

Emmy award-winning writer Patrick Gale, leading contemporary novelist Amanda Craig and Raymond Antrobus, winner of the Ted Hughes award, all appear in Exeter as part of an incredible line-up of writers for Quay Words 2019 at Exeter Custom House this summer.

Published: 24 June 2019


Diversion in place as new Kings Arm Swing Bridge works are completed

Work is nearing completion on the replacement of the Kings Arms Swing Bridge near Exeter Quay.

Published: 24 June 2019


New programme of diverse and cultural events set to launch in Exeter

An exciting programme of diverse and cultural events and activities is set to run across Exeter and Devon to improve health and wellbeing, build cross-cultural understanding, and strengthen community relationships.

Published: 24 June 2019