Park Cafe Heavitree Ltd is applying for the grant of a Premises Licence for Park Life Cafe and Hub.

The licence is granted to enable the following activities to take place from

1 June 2022

Retail sale of alcohol on/off

Monday to Sunday 09.00 hrs – 22.00 hrs


Thursday to Friday 15:30 hrs – 22:00 hrs

aturday to Sunday 09:00 hrs – 22:00 hrs

Live Music

Thursday to Sunday 09.00 hrs – 22.00 hrs

Performance of Dance

Monday to Sunday 08.00 hrs – 22.00 hrs

Any persons wishing to make...

Heavitree and Whipton community thanked for consultation response

People in Heavitree and Whipton have been thanked for taking part in a public consultation on options to create quieter and safer residential roads in their community in Exeter.

Around 1,400 people took part in the second phase of the “Exeter Streets” consultation held throughout September and October last year.

The two rounds of consultation have identified key issues affecting streets in Heavitree and Whipton:

• Traffic has a negative effect on the attractiveness of the area; • Walking and cycling is not given priority over cars and other traffic; • Parking...

FORCE Cancer Charity Shop front in Heavitree

Volunteers needed at FORCE charity shop

The FORCE Cancer Charity shop in Heavitree has launched a recruitment drive for new volunteers.

It’s a great chance to join the charity’s dedicated team and help raise funds to support local people affected by cancer.

FORCE has a variety of volunteering roles on offer at the shop - out front or behind the scenes - and you can be flexible with time you have available.

They are particularly keen to for new volunteers to operate the till. Experience is a bonus but not essential. We’ll give you all the training you need.

There is also a need for volunteer van...

Reminder to take part in Heavitree and Whipton consultation

There is just a week left to have your say in the latest public consultation on improving streets in Heavitree and Whipton in Exeter.

Almost 800 people have so far taken part in Devon County Council’s “Local Streets” consultation for Heavitree and Whipton which continues until midnight on Thursday 7 October.

People are being asked for their views on a number of options to create quieter and safer residential roads to reduce the impact of traffic and enable more people to choose walking and cycling for shorter journeys.

The proposals which have been put forward...

Latest consultation launched on Heavitree and Whipton streets

A second round of consultation has been launched on changes to streets in the Heavitree and Whipton areas of Exeter.

More than 570 people took part in the initial consultation last year. This raised a number of key issues including the need for priority to be given to walking and cycling and to reduce the impact of vehicle traffic on a number of residential roads, including Ladysmith Road, Hamlin Lane, Sweetbrier Lane and Thornpark Rise. There were also calls for measures to improve safety on the roundabout at Sweetbrier Lane and Whipton Lane, as well as requests for electric...

Exeter, Whipton, Heavitree

One week left to take part in Heavitree and Whipton streets consultation

There is just one week to go to have your say in an online consultation to make positive improvements to streets in Heavitree and Whipton in Exeter.

More than 400 people have responded so far to the “Exeter Streets” consultation , which was launched jointly by Devon County Council and Exeter City Council last month and runs until Friday 18 December.

People in Heavitree and Whipton are being asked what changes they would like to see made in their community to make walking and cycling safer and easier.

The consultation is part of the County Council’s commitment to...

City Vets

CityVets Exeter maintains vital veterinary service for pet owners during pandemic

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 03/31/2020 - 10:42am

Exeter based, independent veterinary practice CityVets, are reassuring all pet owners that they are open for emergencies, patients requiring urgent treatment, medication and pet food throughout the pandemic, come what may.

CityVets has four practices in Exeter, however, at this time two of the branches - the Alphington and Whipton practices have been temporarily closed. The Heavitree Veterinary Hospital and the St Thomas (101 Buddle Lane) branch remain open for phone advice, enquiries and emergency appointments and treatment.

Veterinary practices are classified as...

Park Life

Popular Exeter park set to get community hub

Park users in Heavitree will soon be able to grab a coffee and a cake while on the go, thanks to a grant from Exeter City Council.

Community charity Park Life Heavitree is building a café and community facility in Heavitree Pleasure Ground.

The café will offer affordable, locally-sourced food and drink and the building will include toilets and a community space that will be able to be hired by local groups.

Work is expected to start in late spring with the building finished by the end of the year.

The exciting facility is being made possible partly due to a...

Overnight resurfacing on Heavitree Road

Overnight resurfacing work will be carried out on Heavitree Road in Exeter over the next two weeks.

Sections of the road will be closed from 7pm to 7am on Wednesday (2 August), Thursday (3 August) and Friday (4 August). The road will then be completely reopened at night time over the weekend, before overnight closures resume the following week on the evenings of Monday 7 August, Tuesday 8 August and Wednesday 9 August. Diversions will be in place for the duration of the night-time work via Barrack Road, Topsham Road and Western Way. Councillor Stuart Hughes, Devon County Council’s...

Brownies learn about the community value of Hospiscare

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Wed, 05/31/2017 - 2:32pm

Hospiscare’s latest shop opened in Heavitree in March and is already doing a roaring trade in a range of electrical goods, homeware, clothes, and second-hand books.

Recently, however, the shop took on a more educational role as the manager Bonnie Gilbert was invited to visit the Heavitree Brownie Troop to share the importance of the work that Hospiscare does.

“The Brownies, all between the ages of seven and ten, were studying the theme of ‘community’, so it seemed like the ideal opportunity to teach them about the importance of Hospiscare and how the charity supports local...