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News published 2020 January

Popular park set to get community hub

Park users in Heavitree will soon be able to grab a coffee and a cake while on the go, thanks to a grant from Exeter City Council.

Published: 28 January 2020

We need to talk about bags

Plastic Bag

Bioplastic packaging is often seen as a ‘green alternative’ to single-use plastic, but is this really the case?

Published: 24 January 2020

Public engagement is key to creating a Net-Zero Carbon Exeter in 2030

Cllr Rachel Sutton

More details on the public engagement due to be carried over Exeter’s bid to be Net-Zero Carbon city by 2030 have been revealed.

Published: 23 January 2020

Extraordinary Meeting of the Council Tuesday 21st January 2020

Committee Meetings

The Extraordinary Meeting of the Council Tuesday 21st January 2020 can be viewed on our website.

Published: 23 January 2020

Weekly Planning Applications - 23 January 2020

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week commencing 23 January 2020

Published: 23 January 2020

Exeter great place for cycling according to new survey

Cycling in Exeter

Exeter has been declared the second best city in the UK for cyclists, a new study has revealed.

Published: 22 January 2020

Japanese contingent shown Exeter's carbon cutting initiatives

Japanese council workers have been in Exeter finding out how the City Council is doing its bit for the environment.

Published: 22 January 2020

Exeter leading the way in green motoring

Electric Vehicles

Exeter is the UK’s greenest motoring hotspot, with the fastest growth in ultra low-emission vehicle (ULEV) ownership, new figures have revealed.

Published: 21 January 2020

Compostable cups. The green alternative? Not really.

Compostable Cups

Unless you can guarantee they will be treated in an industrial composting plant, they aren’t going to get composted.

Published: 21 January 2020

Exeter residents thanked for "fantastic job" recycling at Christmas

Exeter’s recycling chief has thanked city residents for their recycling efforts over the Christmas period and urged people to reduce, reuse and recycle, moving forward.

Published: 20 January 2020