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Bank holiday bin collections

All bin collections following a bank holiday will take place 1 day late from 27 May to 1 June. See our Bank holiday bin collection page for further details.

Resident involvement

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5. Neighbourhood and Community

Residents’ Association

A Residents’ Association is a group of local residents who represent the interests of everyone in their local area, for example in a block of flats or on a particular estate. Residents’ Associations are a good way to campaign for improvements in the area, to improve public safety, and to make community voices heard.

We have produced a free online guide to help steer you through the process of setting up a residents’ association.

Community Rooms

Some of our Older Persons’ Housing schemes have community rooms which can be used to host a wide variety of events and activities, for example:

  • Coffee mornings and afternoon teas
  • Activities, such as crafting and bingo
  • Seated exercise classes
  • Digital confidence classes

If any tenants or their neighbours would like to have an event or activity in their community room, please contact us and we will be happy to provide help and support.

Community Funding

Funding might be available to help community based projects. For more information, including how to apply, visit our Community Grants Programme.

Exeter Connect

Exeter Connect is a voluntary and community sector support service that provides support and advice to help community groups in Exeter develop and become self-sustaining. Contact them directly for free one-to-one mentoring and advice.