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Posted on: March, 2016
Villagers near Exeter will have an historic referendum today over a proposed park and ride scheme. Residents in Ide will vote on whether or not they are in favour of the £6m facility at Round Field next to the A30/A377 junction. The poll between 4-9pm at Ide Primary School will be the...
Posted on: March, 2016
Leading local advice charity, Citizens Advice Exeter, today releases the results from its second economic well-being survey. The first survey ran in September. A summary of the results of the survey, run in partnership with the Express and Echo, Radio Exe, Exeter City Council and Exeter Chamber of Commerce, will be...
Posted on: March, 2016
About the event Everyone is invited to 'Ask the Experts' at this public event hosted by the University of Exeter. The event offers you the opportunity to ask a leading panel of specialists about possible implications of the upcoming EU Referendum. This event is funded by the ESRC’s ‘The UK in a Changing...
Posted on: March, 2016
First Route for Regional Air Connectivity Fund The first new route to be operated under the Government’s Regional Air Connectivity Fund launches today with the start of Flybe flights between Exeter and Norwich airports. Fares start from just £17.49 one-way including taxes and charges, and with a flight time of just over...
Posted on: March, 2016
St Sidwell’s Point is the new name for Exeter’s landmark leisure complex and pool, situated in the new St Sidwell’s Quarter. The name – currently a working title - comes from the adopted Saint of Exeter. Saint Sidwell was martyred in the 8th Century and a water well built where she...
Posted on: March, 2016
A centenary Black-Tie Dinner in aid of The Shrouds of the Somme 19240, remembering the Allied servicemen who gave their lives on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.   Saturday 16 April 2016 - 7pm until late at Sandy Park To include: A Beating Retreat and spectacular musical entertainment throughout the evening from...
Posted on: March, 2016
A Public Spaces Protection Order could help to tackle anti-social behaviour in Exeter city centre but would need to be enforced by the police and not the local authority, leading City Councillors have said today (Friday 11 March).

 More than 1,200 people responded to an extended 4-month public consultation on whether...
Posted on: March, 2016
WiFi SPARK, the UK’s fastest growing managed WiFi provider has doubled its workforce in just over year since relocating to Exeter. Previously based at Heathfield just outside of Newton Abbot, the firm moved to Matford Business Park with the help of Exeter City Council, to open larger offices and new workshop...
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