The Exeter Wild City project, a five-year initiative to encourage wildlife in the city, is launching a brand new competition for 2011. The aim is to challenge local schools to turn unwanted waste items into wildlife-friendly garden habitats.
Devon Wildlife Trust has invited wildlife enthusiasts to a special open day at the charity’s wetland reserve, The Old Sludge Beds, which lies between the River Exe and the Exeter Ship Canal, on Sunday, January 23.
Exeter City Council has announced that it is doing everything practicable to clear a backlog of refuse and recycling collections caused by the pre-Christmas snow and ice.
The Exeter Wild City project, which is run by the Devon Wildlife Trust in partnership with Exeter City Council and the RSPB, to increase biodiversity throughout the city for both people and wildlife has received a £27,500 grant from the Alcoa Foundation
A portrait painting of the former Chancellor of Exeter University, the late Lord Alexander of Weedon has been unveiled at a special ceremony in Exeter. The university commissioned figurative painter Andy Pankhurst to produce a portrait which is to be displayed in the reception of the university’s Alexander Building.
People living in Exeter are being advised what to do if crews are unable to collect their refuse and recycling collections because of snow or ice over the coming days.