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Posted on: November, 2016
Historic Exeter Fire Appeal In partnership with Exeter City Council, Devon Community Foundation is establishing a fund to accept donations from the public and businesses in the aftermath of the terrible fire that raged in the much-loved historic centre of Exeter over the weekend. Exeter City Council Chief Executive, Karime Hassan, said...
Exeter’s planned new state-of-the-art leisure complex in the city centre will be the greenest development of its kind anywhere in the country, the City Council has revealed. St Sidwell’s Point, which will be at the heart of the redeveloped bus station site, will be Britain’s first Passivhaus leisure centre. That means it...
Exeter is looking to secure £1.5 million of grant funding to make heritage and arts in the city and beyond even greater than it is now. The City Council – working alongside the Exeter Cultural Partnership – is to submit an expression of interest to the Great Place Scheme. Launched by Arts...
Devon County Council would welcome your views on proposals to improve the A30 trunk road between Honiton and Devonshire Inn.    This is an important but currently unimproved single carriageway stretch of the A303/A30/A358 corridor between the South West Peninsula, London and the South East. The County Council hopes to provide the...
Devon County Council would welcome your views on proposals to improve the A30 trunk road between Honiton and Devonshire Inn.    This is an important but currently unimproved single carriageway stretch of the A303/A30/A358 corridor between the South West Peninsula, London and the South East. The County Council hopes to provide the...
Posted on: August, 2016
Dear Exeter business,   We are working on the 2017 Visit Exeter Official City Guide, to promote the city as a vibrant, modern and cultural place to visit for a day visit or a short break.    There is the opportunity to place a paid for advert within the Exeter Official City Guide to...
Posted on: August, 2016
Up to 350 construction jobs could be created to build the new restaurant, retail and cinema development of Princesshay Leisure.  A further 400 jobs could be generated in the retail, restaurant and leisure sectors once the scheme completes. John Grinnell, speaking on behalf of the Princesshay Partnership said: “These proposals can...
Posted on: August, 2016
Exeter City Council’s Growth & Enterprise Department has an excellent reputation for welcoming relocating companies into the area.  Having attracted, among others, the Met Office to Exeter, this department is keen to ensure a new supply of quality jobs for future generations of local people.  We now have a new and...
Posted on: August, 2016
The latest consultation meeting on plans for a new Exeter bus station has taken place in the city. Bus user and passenger groups, representatives from the bus and coach industry and other stakeholders met leading councillors and those involved in designing the new facility for a meeting at the Civic Centre. A...
Posted on: August, 2016
By Donna Kehoe, Bank of England agent for the South West of England   We are entering what is likely to be a period of significant change for our economy, with the vote to leave the European Union ushering in a new era for the UK’s relationship with the rest of the world. Some...