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News published 2023 February

Watch: Council Leader Phil Bialyk discusses the budget and priorities ahead

The City Council’s share of the council tax will by £175.13, increasing by less than 10p a week, or £5.08 a year - less than the County Council’s increase or the Police increase.

Published: 24 February 2023

Make sure you’re ready to vote in May elections with photo ID

Exeter goes to the polls on 4 May in all 13 wards across the city and this year for the first time, people will need to show photographic ID to be able to vote at a polling station.

Published: 24 February 2023

Improvements to popular play area at Exeter's Arena Park revealed

Improvements have been carried out at Arena Park Play Area by the City Council, replacing tired and old equipment and freshening up the area.

Published: 23 February 2023

Extra measures for rough sleepers in Exeter introduced for cold snap

A cold snap over the weekend and into the early part of next week has prompted the City Council to activate its Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) and introduce extra measures to bring rough sleepers inside during the freezing weather.

Published: 23 February 2023

More homes set to get food waste collections in Exeter

Another 1,326 homes in Exeter are set to get kerbside collections of food waste from Friday 3 March.

Published: 23 February 2023

Chance to have tea or coffee with the Lord Mayor of Exeter

There’s a chance to take tea or coffee with the Lord Mayor of Exeter this Saturday in the stunning surrounds of Exeter’s historic Guildhall.

Published: 22 February 2023

Extraordinary Council Tuesday 21 February

Extraordinary Council Tuesday 21 February, during which the Budget was set for 2023-2024

Published: 22 February 2023

Treemendous work from local planters in Exeter

People in Stoke Hill, Exeter, came together to plant seven fruiting trees on green space behind Plassey Close. The trees will add to Exeter’s tree canopy, provide valuable open space and wildlife habitats, as well as fruit for the future!

Published: 22 February 2023

Hear how Nobby Stiles became a World Cup winner at Exeter event

Nobby’s son John will be speaking at Exeter’s historic Guildhall, with all proceeds from the event going to the Lord Mayor of Exeter’s chosen charity, the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance.

Published: 22 February 2023

New exhibition in Exeter shows the brave work of Ukrainian photographers

People in Exeter are being invited to see with their own eyes the brave work of Ukrainian photographers from behind the lines of the war-torn country.

Published: 21 February 2023