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News published 2021 April

Vandals won’t ruin tree photography project, organisers vow

Damaged sign

The people behind a project aimed at saving Devon’s treescapes have said they won’t let vandals ruin the initiative after a sign was damaged at a fixed photography post in one of Exeter’s parks.

Published: 14 April 2021

Exeter Leisure Centres open up again as restrictions lift

Leisure Opening

Leisure centres in Exeter have started to welcome back their members, with plans to invite pay as you go, casual users back soon , Exeter Leisure has announced.

Published: 13 April 2021

Empty city centre shops transformed with amazing new artworks

Empty city centre shops transformed

Two empty shop windows have been brought to life in Exeter city centre with exciting new temporary works of art.

Published: 13 April 2021

Free tennis sessions set to return to Exeter’s park courts

Free tennis sessions

The Tennis For Free (TFF) sessions will start up again on Saturday 17 April on the City Council-run courts at Heavitree Pleasure Ground and at Cowick Barton Playing Fields in St Thomas.

Published: 13 April 2021

Breeding pets? You may well require a licence from the Council

Breeding Pets

Residents are being reminded that they may need a licence if they are breeding pets for sale, even if your business is based at home or you sell animals online.

Published: 12 April 2021

Shops and outdoor hospitality reopens in Exeter

Exeter set to welcome back shoppers

Non-essential retail has reopened in Exeter, together with outdoor hospitality venues with table service only.

Published: 12 April 2021

Salmonpool Swing Bridge back in position after major repair works

Salmonpool Bridge

Urgent works have been carried out on Salmonpool Swing Bridge and it is now back in position after being temporarily removed.

Published: 12 April 2021

City of Exeter in mourning after the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Exeter is joining with the rest of the country and the commonwealth to mourn the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in the comfort of their homes.

Published: 9 April 2021

Rapid coronavirus tests now available across Devon

Rapid coronavirus tests

Every adult in Devon is being encouraged to take a rapid, lateral flow test for coronavirus twice a week, and now they can do so in a variety of ways including through testing centres, workplaces, pharmacies, or home delivery.

Published: 9 April 2021

Weekly Planning Applications: 8 Apr 2021

Weekly Planning Applications

The following planning applications have been received for the week 8 Apr 2021

Published: 8 April 2021