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Posted on: February, 2017
Rural businesses and organisations can now apply to the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) for grants through the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme: •£2,784,740 for ‘Rural Business Development Grants’ – Farm businesses diversifying into non-agricultural activity and new or existing micro and small businesses (including social enterprises) in rural...
Posted on: January, 2017
A public consultation event on the future of South Street and the surrounding area is being held in Exeter later this month. The event will be held at the Corn Exchange, in Market Street, on Wednesday, January 25, from 8am to 8pm. All are welcome to attend the event at any...
Posted on: January, 2017
Come along and learn how your organisation can get involved in the Sugar Smart campaign on Monday 23rd January at the Coaver Club Conference Hall Please sign in at County Hall Reception, Topsham Road, Exeter EX2 4QD 10:30 – 11:30 Official launch of Sugar Smart Exeter Followed by Sugar Smart talks, including: Sustain...
Posted on: December, 2016
Tackling homelessness and rough sleeping in Exeter received a big boost today with news that the city has won part of £654,000 government funding.   Working closely with homelessness providers and partners in the community and voluntary sector, along with East Devon, Mid Devon and Teignbridge District Councils, Exeter will receive a...
Posted on: December, 2016
Find out more about what happens when Exeter Bus Station closes for redevelopment at the end of March  Work is set to get underway early in the New Year on providing a temporary solution for bus passengers during the period Exeter Bus Station is closed. And Exeter City Council has arranged a...
Posted on: November, 2016
Anti-social Behaviour and Public Spaces Protection   Special meeting on: Tuesday 6th December at 6pm, Council Guildhall, High Street   The Exeter Community Safety Partnership wants to hear your views on proposals for a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to cover St. David’s, St. Thomas, the lower part of St. James and the wider City...
Posted on: November, 2016
Work is being carried out to open up Martin’s Lane in Exeter following last month’s city centre fire. Christmas lights are also being installed outside shops in and around Cathedral Yard by the Business Improvement District (BID). Contractors are looking to get the Lane, back in use by the end of...
Posted on: November, 2016
A leading city councillor has welcomed progress on the multi-million pound redevelopment of Exeter Bus Station. And the authority has pledged that everything will be done to ensure that disruption is kept to a minimum while the work is being carried out. It comes as members of the Exeter Highways and Traffic...
Posted on: November, 2016
Exeter has seen a significant increase in visitor numbers and spend. Major events such as the Rugby World Cup 2015 and the European Rugby 7’s have raised the profile of the city nationally and internationally, placing it firmly on the map as a cultural and sporting destination. Data provided by The...
Posted on: November, 2016
Our staff have been working around the clock, helping residents and businesses affected by the fire and the resulting cordons in the city centre. Economy unit staff have been helping out on site, talking to some 200-plus businesses and partners in order to get them back on their feet and open...