The inaugural St Thomas Community Festival will take place in and around St Thomas Pleasure Grounds on Saturday 14th September 2013. The festival is the brainchild of the recently formed St Thomas Community Association (STCA) which held its AGM this January, it is intended to be a celebration of the...Read More »
As widely reported Labour Exeter City Council has allocated £200,000 to improve Cowick Street. The aim of these improvements is to make the main shopping area more attractive to shoppers and pedestrians, and to enhance the quality of the historic centre of St Thomas. The final proposals were exhibited publicly twice in...Read More »
St Thomas Primary School has received a very positive report by education inspectors, and the head teacher Justin Stone says everyone at the school is striving to make it outstanding. The report highlighted that “Progress and achievement show sustained improvement overtime. In all subjects and year groups, pupils make good progress,...Read More »
The West Exe Labour team would like to thank the members and supporters of the St Thomas Traders and Neighbourhood Association for all their hard work in organising and providing the recent Christmas Lights and Switch On Event that again proved so popular with the whole local community.
In addition to...Read More »
Your local Labour Councillors have delegated community budgets to help local projects , groups , activities and other grassroots initiatives. Some recent examples have included helping support the new communal poly-tunnel at the Guys and Hylton Allotments and the community Apple Pressing Day at the West Exe Childrens Centre ,...Read More »
The play area at St Thomas Pleasure Ground is one of the most important and well-used in Exeter. However both the pool and play area are now showing their age, and the pool is increasingly more expensive to run. With this in mind, the City Council has earmarked £150,000 towards...Read More »
Cllr Rachel Sutton had a fascinating chat with Malcolm Price from the Men in Sheds project run in conjunction with Age UK which has been supported with grant aid by a number of ward councillors across the city. They collect old gardening tools which a lively group of older gentlemen...Read More »
Although postponed for 24 hours due to the rain on Saturday this was a great day out and we enjoyed meeting local people and the hardworking volunteers who had set up a quiz to help visitors find out about allotments. I learnt that Guys & Hyltons is the biggest allotment...Read More »
Local ward members Rachel Sutton, Paul Bull and Rob Hannaford enjoyed meeting Kevin from the Love Local Food Project at the Guys & Hylton Allotments Open Day. We learned about their mobile shop that takes locally produced seasonal fresh food and drink around to various locations across the city. We...Read More »
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Residents have contacted us about the faded pedestrian crossing to the Exe Bridges shopping area from the Cowick Street entrance, we have pressed the council to get the owners to get it repainted as a matter of urgency.
In response to further lobbying about the need for a proper crossing near Western Way on...Read More »