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News published 2021


Consultation to make Queen Street and Iron Bridge road layouts permanent

Consultation to make Queen Street and Iron Bridge road layouts permanent

An online public consultation on the future of the road layout in Queen Street, Exeter, has been launched by Devon County Council.

Published: 17 September 2021


New Exeter smart bins to make collections more efficient

New Exeter smart bins to make collections more efficient

New ‘intelligent’ litter bins that squash the waste down and send out a message when they’re full have been installed at a popular beauty spot in Exeter.

Published: 17 September 2021


Sustainability showcase highlights the fight against climate change

Sustainability showcase highlights the fight against climate change

Organisations aiming to make a difference in the fight against climate change are taking part in a two-day sustainability event as part of Great Big Green Week 2021.

Published: 17 September 2021


Wildlife Photographer of the Year arrives at the RAMM

Wildlife Photographer of the Year arrives at the RAMM

The world-renowned exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, will open at Exeter City Council’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum on 25 September 2021

Published: 16 September 2021


Weekly Planning Applications: 16 Sept 2021

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week 16 Sept 2021

Published: 16 September 2021


History of Exeter Ship Canal set to feature on new TV programme

History of Exeter Ship Canal set to feature on new TV programme

Staff from the City Council’s Waterways team have been taking part in filming for a new TV programme exploring the history of the Exe Estuary and the Exeter Ship Canal.

Published: 16 September 2021


Protect you and your baby by having the vaccine

Protect you and your baby

Pregnant women are being reassured by the NHS in Devon that having the COVID-19 vaccination is the best and safest way to protect them and their baby from the serious complications that can be caused by the virus.

Published: 15 September 2021


Paddling Pools in Heavitree close for the season

Paddling Pools in Heavitree close for the season

Paddling pools at Heavitree Pleasure Ground in Exeter will not now reopen this year, the City Council has revealed. Water play facilities at the Splashpad in St Thomas, however, are still open.

Published: 15 September 2021


Photography competition to find favourite trees in Exeter

Photography competition to find favourite trees in Exeter

For the second year running, people are being asked to take a picture of their favourite tree in Exeter as part of a photographic competition.

Published: 15 September 2021


Exeter Cinema Heritage project is looking for participants

Exeter Cinema Heritage project is looking for participants

Exeter Phoenix has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £26,000 for its Exeter Cinema Heritage project and is looking for older residents to come forward and share their stories and memories of what cinema meant to them.

Published: 14 September 2021