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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

See the latest information and advice in Exeter. We are closely monitoring the situation and working with the government and NHS, who are well prepared to deal with this virus.

May bank holiday bin collections

Domestic refuse and recycling collections due on Monday 25 May, will instead take place on Saturday 30 May. All other collections that week will remain as normal – find out when your bin is collected

Trees & hedges: Frequently Asked Questions

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8. Issues with shade and shadows

Trees that cast a shadow, meaning that shade is a problem

There is no "right to light", and we do not prune trees to improve light penetration into properties.

Solar panel installers have a responsibility to install panels appropriately and should take into account factors such as trees and shade. We will not cut trees to clear light for solar panels.