Strong Support for Local Fare

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

The inaugural Honiton Grub Club, which took place Friday 25 July at Mackarness Hall in Honiton, was a sell-out success

Exeter Race For Life turns passion into progress to help more people survive cancer

Mid Devon Star: PICTURED are, front row from left, Ali, Sue and Sam, back row from left, Kerrie, Cheryl, Shirley, Emma, Val and Nicky after completing their 5km Race For Life at West Point in Exeter. PHOTO: Submitted.

4:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Thousands of women united at Westpoint Exeter on Sunday with one mission in mind – to conquer cancer.

Mid Devon District Council seeks views on Landscape Sensitivity Assessment

Mid Devon Star: A new energy wind park has officially opened at Oakdale.  Pictured is a MM100 wind turbine capable of powering over 200 homes. (6864904)

3:32pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Council seeks views on content of Landscape Sensitivity Assessment to on-shore wind energy and large scale photovoltaic development.

Tourism Awards hit new high

Mid Devon Star: The Royal Crescent in Bath 		       Picture: Bath Tourism Plus/Colin Hawkins

3:27pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Entries are up in this year’s Devon Tourism Awards and look set to grow further as organisers announced an extended deadline to August 29

PHOTOS: Mid Devon Show

Mid Devon Star:

3:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

SUNSHINE greeted this year's Mid Devon Show as the crowds flocked to Hartnoll Farm, Post Hill on Saturday for the one-day Agricultural Show.

RAMM Exhibition Showcases The Work Of Deafblind Artists

Mid Devon Star: David Jessup Art Exhibition on the Seafront

12:24pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Exhibition at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery will showcase the work of deafblind artists.

Exeter successfully renews its Fairtrade City status

Mid Devon Star: Having spent about 16 years in the pub trade, Mr MacGabhann has collected his fair share of memorabilia. Picture by Jonathan Barry 2814645109

12:03pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

City has successfully renewed its status as a Fairtrade City following an assessment by the Fairtrade Foundation.

Burglar steals rings worth £25,000 from elderly Plymouth woman's home

Mid Devon Star:

8:47am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Detectives are hunting for a burglar who broke into an elderly woman’s home in Plymouth and stole around £25,000 worth of rings.

Willand company sponsor Rovers warm-up kits

Mid Devon Star:

8:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

JS Engineering provide kit for club's first team

Second man charged after death of teenager in Kingsbridge

Mid Devon Star:

4:16pm Monday 28th July 2014

A second man is due to appear in court this week in connection with the death of 17-year-old Alex Peguero Sosa in Kingsbridge earlier this month.

Pirate Day at Seaton Tramway

Mid Devon Star:

2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

SEATON Tramway, the unique heritage Tramway and tourist attraction in the Heart of Lyme Bay is offering a great family day out in Devon on Friday, August 1 “Pirate Day”, when the Seaton Pearl tram will once again set sail from Seaton following the Axe Estuary to Colyton.

16 injured after out of control vehicle hits crowd at Plymouth car park

Mid Devon Star:

10:05am Monday 28th July 2014

A 16-year-old girl has been left seriously injured after a out of control vehicle collided with a crowd of people at a Plymouth car park.

Biker badly injured in Paignton crash

Mid Devon Star:

9:35am Monday 28th July 2014

A motorcyclist has been badly injured in a crash with an elderly driver on Kings Ash Road, Paignton.

Celebrations continue at the Grand Western Canal

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

The Grand Western Canal Country Park has been presented with the Green Flag Award.

Grass fire at school in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star: Woman freed from car as firefighters stage first of three walkouts

8:17pm Sunday 27th July 2014

FIRE crews were called to a blaze at Blundells School, in Blundells Road, Tiverton, at 4.30pm today, Sunday, July 27.

Local leisure centre to support community biathlon event

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Okehampton Leisure Centre is joining forces with Okehampton Community Recreation Association (OCRA) and the South West Pentathlon to support this year’s Okehampton Biathlon on Friday August 22.

NHS recruitment day aimed at nurses, therapists, social workers and support staff

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

The event, organised by the Exeter health and social care team, is also for people interested in working as a healthcare assistant or in other support roles.

Cranbrook’s play area is open for business...

1:36pm Sunday 27th July 2014

East Devon District Council announced last week (Thursday 24 July) that the long-awaited play area at Cranbrook is now open for the serious business of kids having fun.

Marie Curie calling for local people to sign up to Walk Ten Killerton

Mid Devon Star: Brilliant birds-eye view of Killerton Chapel

12:36pm Sunday 27th July 2014

the annual fundraising Walk Ten is taking place at Killerton House, Devon on Saturday August 23

Brixham Civic Award Presentation

Mid Devon Star: Image for South Bay Park - Brixham

12:31pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Town Council Civic Award will be presented to Nick Brown on Tuesday July 29, by the Chairman of Brixham Town Council, Cllr Paul Addison.

Sister ships meet in the Caribbean

Mid Devon Star:

12:33pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Naval warships HMS Argyll and HMS Portland met in the Caribbean while deployed on operations.

Road improvement works signify start of Seaton Jurassic

Mid Devon Star: Redcar and Cleveland Council offer Christmas parking deal

12:27pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Work to begin to alter the entrance to the Harbour Road car park in Seaton on August 1 in preparation for the start of the building of the £4m visitor centre, Seaton Jurassic.

RAMM Commemorates the Outbreak of the First World War

Mid Devon Star: Libray photo dated 25/9/16 showing British Troops going over the top to support an attack by XIV Corps on Morval during the Battle of the Somme in the 1914-1918 First World War.

1:47pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Visitors invited to Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) on Saturday 30 August to commemorate outbreak of the First World War with a Great Fete in Rougemont and the museum gardens

Royal Navy helps boost youngster's prospects

Mid Devon Star:

1:44pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ROYAL Navy sailors based in Plymouth have helped launch a touring display of maritime images which will be marketed by youngsters to help them gain jobs.

Firefighters free horse trapped upside down in Culmstock

Mid Devon Star:

2:13pm Saturday 26th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have rescued a horse that was stuck upside down in a cattle feeder.

Invitation to see long-lost medieval settlement

Mid Devon Star: Devon County Council publish list of school affected by teachers strike on Thursday

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

ENERGY firm, RWE, has enlisted the help of experts at Wessex Archaeology, to excavate what is thought to be a medieval settlement at Batsworthy, North Devon.

Energy saving scheme will be winter warmer

Mid Devon Star: BT engineer leaves young family without heating and hot water for over a week

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

The scheme, entitled ‘CosyDevon’ will see up to £9 million invested in improving homes across the county.

Pedestrian suffers serious head injuries after Plymouth crash

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A pedestrian has sustained a serious head injury after being in collision with a car in Plymouth.

Courageous Jasmine to openRace for Life

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Schoolgirl from Crediton who has survived leukaemia will sound an air horn to start Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Exeter this Sunday, July 27.

Two from Somerset arrested during protest outside Devonport Naval Base

Mid Devon Star:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Police have arrested two people after a protest outside of the Devonport Naval Base in Plymouth on Friday morning.

Drink driving arrests fall in Devon and Cornwall during World Cup

Mid Devon Star: Groom ends up in police cell on day of wedding after alleged drink-driving incident in Newhaven

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A Devon and Cornwall Police crackdown on drink driving during the World Cup has seen fewer people failing breath tests compared to the same month last year.

Breakfast boost for carers’ group

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Breakfast to raise money for Unite Carers Mid Devon raised £250.

MarkWatson is coming to Exeter.

Mid Devon Star: Mark Watson

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Comedian exposes his flaws

Volunteers needed at Age UK

Mid Devon Star: Pharmacies join drive on age benefits

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

AGE UK is recruiting trustees who are dedicated to volunteering and improving the lives of elderly people and carers.

Teignmouth motorcyclist suffers life threatening injuries after being dragged under 4X4

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured after being involved in a road traffic collision on the A379 between Kenton and Starcross.

FORCE to offer services at mid Devon Show

Mid Devon Star: A PRIZE bull and handler gets ready for the Grand Parade.

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Local cancer charity that launched its first programme of outreach support in Tiverton earlier this year, will be offering its services at the Mid Devon Show on Saturday.

Concern over missing Plymstock man

Mid Devon Star:

11:44am Friday 25th July 2014

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a Plymstock man who has not been seen since 10am on Tuesday, July 22.

Cyclist suffers 'life threatening injuries' in Torquay crash with lorry

Mid Devon Star:

11:25am Friday 25th July 2014

The collision, involving a DAF tipper truck and a bicycle, happened on Teignmouth Road, at the junction with Lymington Road, in Torquay, outside AMS Tyre and Auto Centre.

Achievements honoured at Blundell's

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Blundell's marked their achievements in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at a celebration evening at the school recently.

Local knowledge inspires Scarlett's winning suggestion

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

10-year-old Scarlett Owen’s suggestion which was chosen as the winning name for Taylor Wimpey’s new development.

Village War Memorial – search is on to find descendants in time for unique commemoration

Mid Devon Star:

1:29pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Author, Country Life Editor-at-Large and broadcaster Clive Aslet has written a book about those remembered on Lydford’s monument, sparking a new challenge to find descendants of the fallen.

Crediton Air Cadets gain heart start award

Mid Devon Star:

1:24pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CADETS from the 2469 Squadron Crediton Detachment have recently taken part in, and passed, their First Aid Heart Start Course

Tackling fuel poverty in Exeter

Mid Devon Star: Funding secured to tackle borough's fuel poverty crisis

10:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

Families in Exeter will get a warmer home this winter and beyond thanks to CosyDevon

Introduction to painting wildlife

Mid Devon Star: BRABAZON TROPHY: Seaton Carew Golf course. PICTURE: Stuart Boulton. (7205217)

10:09am Thursday 24th July 2014

Visitors to the Axe Estuary Wetlands near Seaton will be familiar with the work of accomplished local artist and illustrator Mike Hughes, as it adorns the ceiling and walls of the Information Centre there.

Up-and-coming arts organisations share funding in Exeter

Mid Devon Star:

10:03am Thursday 24th July 2014

A number of exciting and emerging arts organisations in Exeter are among those set to benefit from City Council funding.

Try Outs touch down in Exeter to find 'The Pack' for Rugby World Cup 2015

Mid Devon Star: Press conference with former England International Will Greenwood and cutways from the launch of the 2015 Rugby World Cup

10:01am Thursday 24th July 2014

Organising Committee for Rugby World Cup 2015 (RWC 2015), is in Exeter for the fourth leg of the volunteer Try Outs to find members of 'The Pack'.

New device costing just £10 detects deadly lung disease

Mid Devon Star:

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

University scientist develops highly accurate device for diagnosing frequently fatal lung disease

Firefighters tackle Tiverton barn blaze

Mid Devon Star: Man rescued from flat fire after being trapped

7:26am Thursday 24th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have been tackling a barn fire through the night today, Thursday, Juky 24.

Teenage biker dies in crash near Uffculme

Mid Devon Star:

5:25pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A TEENAGE motorcyclist died after his bike crashed last night, Wednesdat, July 23.

REVIEW: Somersault Festival

Mid Devon Star:

12:57pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Bathed in glorious July sunshine, the inaugural Somersault Festival saw nearly 15,000 people flock to Castle Hill in North Devon for the most chilled out event in the festival calendar.

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