Man left with broken jaw after Plymouth attack: CCTV

Mid Devon Star:

7:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a serious assault in Plymouth.

Update on Crediton Hospital at Tuesday night's council meeting

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

DR Joe Mayes will give Crediton town councillors an update on the future of the town’s hospital at tomorrow night’s (Tuesday's) full council meeting at 7pm in the council chamber in Market Street.

Teenager dies after falling from Torquay cliff

Mid Devon Star: Busy weekend for Falmouth coastguards with three shouts in four hours

12:09pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A teenage boy who died after falling from a cliff in Torquay on Friday has been named.

Appeal to locate missing Paignton man

Mid Devon Star: Transport police division has only five minority background officers

8:56am Monday 22nd September 2014

Police are appealing for information to help locate a missing Paignton man.

Tiverton Amateur Operatic Society promise "a classic musical" with Half A Sixpence

Mid Devon Star:

4:12pm Friday 19th September 2014

TIVERTON Amateur Operatic Society’s latest show, the musical Half A Sixpence, comes to the New Hall from next Monday to Saturday.

More parents in Devon given chance of 15 hours' free childcare

Mid Devon Star:

3:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

MORE two-year-olds in Devon are now entitled to up to 15 hours of free childcare and early learning each week. The county council’s 2gether funding has been extended to children whose family receives certain benefits or has a household income under £16,190, or if the child has a disability, special educational needs or if they are adopted or placed under a residency order.

Eight charged over Devon and Cornwall human trafficking and modern slavery

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Eight people have been charged following a major police investigation into human trafficking and modern slavery in Plymouth and Cornwall.

Applecart brings 'i am Mark' to Exeter

12:16pm Friday 19th September 2014

AN explosive new production casting Jesus as a rebel leader, and featuring a terrorist strapping a bomb to himself, is set to challenge traditional church goers when it opens this weekend.

Fight to 'keep Willand as a village' in face of potential 344-homes development

Mid Devon Star:

11:46am Friday 19th September 2014

THE village of Willand could be turned into a town if a potential development of 344 homes goes ahead, protesters fear.

First birthday fun for Bradninch Youth Club

Mid Devon Star:

11:26am Friday 19th September 2014

BRADNINCH Youth Club celebrated its first birthday with a fun day.

Police to 'tweet' alcohol-related incidents live on Friday to show scale of problem

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8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

For the first time, Devon and Cornwall Police will be tweeting details of alcohol-related incidents across the region that are reported on Friday night, between 8pm and 2am.

'Greedy' women fleeced thousands in £21 million get-rich-quick scheme

Mid Devon Star:

2:26pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A band of "greedy" middle-aged women masterminded a £21 million get-rich-quick scheme - fleecing at least 10,000 victims.

South Devon surfing gem sold for over £11 million

Mid Devon Star: Russian billionaire or property developer, who will buy Bantham for £11.5 million?

10:22am Thursday 18th September 2014

Bantham beach and village in South Devon has been sold for over £11 million.

Woman dies after fire in Plymouth

Mid Devon Star:

10:14am Thursday 18th September 2014

A woman injured as a result of the fire in King Street, Plymouth, in the early hours of Monday, September 15, has died.

Meet two of Mid Devon's oldest residents - aged 105 and 106

Mid Devon Star:

4:08pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE Mayor of Bradninch, Rick Andrews, paid a visit to two of the area’s oldest residents to celebrate their birthdays.

Eight arrested as human trafficking and modern slavery raids take place in Devon and Cornwall

Mid Devon Star: Drugs haul after police raid on Hanwell house

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Eight people have been arrested today after a series of warrants were carried out in Plymouth and Cornwall as part of a major investigation into human trafficking and modern slavery.

Proposals for the future of community health services in Mid Devon

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

PEOPLE from Mid Devon are being invited to hear proposals for the future of community health services at a series of public meetings and drop-in sessions across the county.

Devon life saver kicks off new St John Ambulance campaign

Mid Devon Star:

2:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A LIFE saver from Devon is calling on football fans to learn first aid and support St John Ambulance’s new Celebrate Like a Hero campaign.

Devon libraries help local communities create a War Memorial for the digital age

Mid Devon Star: Malton war memorial 1914 1918.Nigel Holland (9787493)

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

DEVON County Council has been involved in the national launch of the Digital War Memorial.

Cullompton life-saver backs St John Ambulance campaign

Mid Devon Star:

10:41am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A LIFE saver from Cullompton who resuscitated a friend after a heart attack is backing a campaign to get football fans to learn first aid.

Have your car washed by a firefighter this weekend

Mid Devon Star: FIRE TALK: Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service has assured county councillors that a move to Bridgend would have "no impact" on the use of Welsh.

10:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS up and down the country are preparing to roll up their sleeves to take part in the National Car Wash this September, raising vital funds for The Fire Fighters Charity.

Police appeal after burglary at Plymouth home

Mid Devon Star:

12:16pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a house in Plymouth.

Huge support for Devon Stage of the Friends Life Tour of Britain

Mid Devon Star:

8:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

HUGE crowds and glorious sunshine came out across Devon on Thursday as the Friends Life Tour of Britain raced through the county.

Man injured in 'ferocious' baseball bat attack on his doorstep in Dawlish: UPDATE

Mid Devon Star:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A man was left injured after a 'ferocious' attack on his doorstep in Dawlish, while his partner and two young children were asleep inside.

A welcome boost of £970,000 for a shared ICT service

Mid Devon Star: Duffryn High School introducing technology to aid teaching. Associate Headteacher Jennifer Howlett at the computer to aid the teaching process. (6285747)

4:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

A SHARED ICT service across three councils in Devon, expected to be up and running by November, has just received a £970,000 boost from the government.

Couple step in to rescue Cullompton care home

Mid Devon Star:

3:01pm Monday 15th September 2014

CLIVE Rowe, of Lloyds, congratulates new care home owners Marcus Lyward and Lorna Turner.

Help for Heroes conman facing jail

Mid Devon Star:

3:19pm Monday 15th September 2014

A conman is facing a prison sentence after admitting he pocketed £300,000 of donations meant for the Help for Heroes charity after sending teams out to gather donations in the SW.

Navy task group begins amphibious landings

Mid Devon Star:

2:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

Hundreds of Royal Marines and sailors from the South West have arrived in the Mediterranean by a task force Royal Navy warships for a major amphibious exercise.

Fun with fungi with East Devon District Council

Mid Devon Star: Judas’s ear fungus

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

Following the success of last year's event, there's two opportunities to join East Devon District Council's countryside team and local historian David Allen on a hunt for fungi.

Royal Navy warship and Star Spangled Spectacular

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE crew of a Plymouth warship have formed up and spelled out a special message for their American colleagues as they arrived into Baltimore.

Two men wanted over Plymouth sexual assault

Mid Devon Star:

9:22am Monday 15th September 2014

Two men are being sought by police after a distressed woman was found by security staff at the Sherwell Centre  on Saturday.

Dementia care campaign celebrates first birthday

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE campaign to improve the lives of people with dementia, and their carers and families, in Crediton is celebrating its first anniversary this week.

Naval base apprentices help community

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

YOUNG apprentices at Plymouth Royal Naval Base have been helping with new-look community projects as part of their training.

Pest experts warn of bedbug threat

Mid Devon Star: Bed bugs

2:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Pest control experts are predicting a dramatic rise in the number of infestations after witnessing similar problems during the same period last year.

Archerer aims at Bullsey in Invictus Game

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

CORPORAL Louisa Walker is looking forward to competing in the Invictus Games representing her country at a sport she has only recently taken up.

Connor's a Tough Mudder

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

HepcoMotion, sponsored one of its employees, Connor Gowen, in his entry to the Tough Mudder 2014 event in North West England on August 16 and 17.

Firefighters free rider trapped under quad bike on Dartmoor

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6:33pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS and ambulance crews freed a person trapped under a quad bike on Dartmoor this afternoon.

Fire drama at car repair shop in Clyst Hidon

Mid Devon Star:

5:25pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FIRE fighters from Cullompton, Ottery St Mary and Middlemoor were called out to a fire at an agricultural building at a farm in Clyst Hidon this morning. 

Firefighters called after girl, 14, gets stuck in Barnstaple bedroom

Mid Devon Star:

5:18pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A 14-YEAR-OLD girl became trapped in a bedroom in Barnstaple this morning, and firefighters were called to free her.

Unattended cooking leads to fire at home in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star:

5:13pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TWO Tiverton fire crews were sent to deal with a fire at a home in the town today.

New Conservation Area in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star: Old Blundell's School in Tiverton, now owned by the National Trust.

4:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Following public consultation in April and May 2014, the Blundell's Conservation Area was adopted by Full Council on September 3 and is the 51st in the District.

Train station festival back for another season

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TIVERTON Parkway train station will be transformed into a live music venue once again this year, as the Two Moors Festival's mini concerts series returns to the station's ticket office for another season.

Increase in police patrols following anti-social behaviour in Cullompton

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

POLICE in Cullompton are stepping up their neighbourhood patrols following reports of anti-social behaviour at the Skate Park on Meadow Lane.

The Webb Ellis Cup visits Exeter today

Mid Devon Star: PRIZE: The Webb Ellis Cup sits in front of Tower Bridge during a photocall to launch the Rugby World Cup pool draw, which took place at the Tate Modern

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

RUGBY'S greatest prize, The Webb Ellis Cup, is being welcomed to Exeter this Saturday by the Lord Mayor of Exeter, Cllr Percy Prowse.

NFU continue support for Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust

Mid Devon Star: Otley Show secretary Janet Raw with Evie Mitchell – on William D – and  an instructor at the Elisabeth Svendsen Trust For Children And Donkeys' Leeds Centre

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

AS part of NFU Mutual's ongoing commitment to the safety and wellbeing of horses, the rural insurer's office in Crediton will be opening its doors to anyone who is able to donate much-needed equipment to the Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust.

Submit entries for Devon's green awards

Mid Devon Star: Reg Massey at Ashtons Green Community Allotments, earned two honours at the Making A Difference Awards

4:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

WITH entries for Devon's foremost green awards arriving daily, the call is out for even more businesses and educational initiatives to get their own submissions underway.

Crediton energy grant to benefit local economy

Mid Devon Star: Sustainable Crediton into its seventh year

2:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

Town action group Sustainable Crediton has been allocated almost £20,000 by the Rural Community Energy Fund to develop a community-owned energy project in the town, which would see the money spent on gas electricity by people and businesses in Crediton stay in the town's economy.

Impact of alcohol on Plymouth nightlife to be focus of police initiative

Mid Devon Star:

12:26pm Friday 12th September 2014

Police are set to launch a new initiative to identify, understand and record the impact of alcohol in the evening and night life within Plymouth.

Over 40s targeted in sexual health campaign

Mid Devon Star: Sexual health charity Yorkshire MESMAC, is encouraging people to take advantage of a rapid HIV testing service

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

MEN and women in Mid Devon aged over 40 are the target of a sexual health campaign launched by an NHS clinic in Exeter.

Cullompton residents to decide on new town development

Mid Devon Star: ROADS around St Andrew’s Primary School in Cullompton were identified as some of the most dangerous in Mid Devon.

10:00am Friday 12th September 2014

CULLOMPTON residents have been given the opportunity help to choose the design and layout of a new development planned for the area to the north west of the town.

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