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Posted on: July, 2020
Dear business, Devon County Council wants to hear your views on the proposed changes to the road layout in the city centre resulting from the redevelopment of Exeter Bus Station site, a project which is being funded by Exeter City Council. Draft orders, plans and statement of reasons may be viewed at...
Posted on: June, 2020
  Would you like to hear some tips about how to cycle more safely in traffic?   Love to Ride’s upcoming FREE Urban Cycling Skills webinar on Thursday 9 July, 14:00 offers you tried and tested advice to help tame the traffic around you and help you feel safer, more confident and happier...
Posted on: May, 2020
Local Authority Discretionary Grant Fund Following on from the Government announcement regarding the Local Authority Discretionary Grant Fund, we can confirm that we have now received the guidance from central government in relation to this scheme. There is now significant work that needs to be undertaken to establish the criteria and...
Posted on: May, 2020
Top up Grant Fund Scheme On 2nd May the Government announced their latest measure to support businesses and the economy through the current coronavirus restriction measures. A further £617 million will be made available through local authorities to support businesses with ongoing fixed property-related costs. This includes; businesses in shared spaces, regular...
Posted on: May, 2020
The Building Greater Exeter Team continues to work with its construction industry partners to support them during this challenging time. This period of lockdown has been particularly unusual for the sector, with parts of the industry taking different approaches to their operations. In accordance with the guidance from Public Health...
Posted on: April, 2020
  ●Exeter City Futures has launched the ‘Net Zero Exeter 2030 Plan’, a roadmap to carbon neutrality. ●Hundreds of thousands of tonnes of carbon can be saved through collaborative action by all in Exeter. Despite the recent and unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, today marks the release of Exeter City Futures’ ‘Plan for a Net...
Posted on: April, 2020
The Barnstaple line re-opened on Monday 6 April with Network Rail completing work on time.    As you might expect methods of working with social distancing, and reduced staff numbers did mean some changes to the work programme; platform white lining, track renewals between Lapford and Kings Nypmton and work on Battesford Bridge...
Posted on: March, 2020
Devon County Council leader John Hart today pledged the authority will do whatever it can to support residents and communities through the Coronavirus outbreak. “This is an unprecedented situation and many residents will be deeply worried about themselves, their families and how they are going to cope over the coming weeks,” he said. “I...
Posted on: July, 2019
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.  Exeter Homes Trust had requested that the council sells a section of Bull Meadow Park to create a turning point for...
Posted on: June, 2019
An eclectic mix of local bands and musicians have been chosen to play at this summer’s Exeter Festival. The free afternoon of music takes place in Exeter’s Northernhay Gardens on Saturday 6 July. Earlier in the year local bands and musicians were invited to pitch for a slot at the Exeter Festival,...
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