New Crediton to Exeter bus route

Mid Devon Star: Bus services are being diverted

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

BUSES running between Crediton and Exeter will now run every 15 minutes after Stagecoach South-West announced the introduction of a new route.

Bookshop helping keep high street alive

Mid Devon Star: Bookshop helping keep high street alive

4:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

THE not-for-profit Crediton Community Book-shop has demonstrated how it is enabling local people to keep the high street alive.

Proposals to reopen Lapford Post Office

Mid Devon Star: Ealing Broadway post office now open on Sundays

6:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

THE Post Office is proposing to reopen Lapford Post Office in Crediton as a Hosted Outreach service and is now inviting customers and interested parties to give their comments on the change in a six-week public consultation.

Solid effort

Mid Devon Star: Everyone a winner with Lent challenge

1:25pm Monday 24th March 2014

STAFF at ‘Kids Who Care,’ the Young Carers project at Unite Carers in Mid Devon, completed the Rock Solid event at Escot Park, near Honiton, on Saturday and raised over £1,000 for charity.

Burglary plea

1:21pm Monday 24th March 2014

CREDITON police are investigating several burglaries overnight on Monday, March 10.

Vacancy at Crediton Town Council

1:19pm Monday 24th March 2014

CREDITON Town Council has a vacancy for a councillor in the Lawrence Ward after the resignation of William Dixon.

Crediton Link Road "progressing well"

Mid Devon Star: COUNCILLORS Andrew Leadbetter and Bernard Hughes cut the first turf to mark the start of construction work on the long-awaited link road at Wellspark Complex with deputy Mayor of Crediton Joyce Harris and

8:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

DEVON County Council says work on the Crediton link road is progressing well and is on schedule despite the exceptionally wet winter weather.

Crediton Cadets kitted out for action

Mid Devon Star: Crediton Cadets kitted out for action

10:00am Friday 21st March 2014

AIR cadets from the new Crediton Detached Flight attended the main squadron HQ in Exeter to receive their uniform's and enjoy a weekend of training and fun activities.

Push on to produce neighbourhood plan

Mid Devon Star: Sustainable Crediton out in force

4:00pm Friday 7th March 2014

CREDITON Town Council has applied to be designated as a ‘neighbourhood area’ in advance of producing a neighbourhood plan for the town and parish.

Rainbow Run for Children's Hospice South-West

Mid Devon Star: Rainbow Run for Children's Hospice South-West

4:00pm Thursday 27th February 2014

RED and yellow and pink and green . . . I can run a rainbow. Can you?

Slight increase in Mid Devon Job Seekers

Mid Devon Star: Free employment support for job seekers at Southampton centre

2:00pm Thursday 27th February 2014

THE number of people claiming Job Seekers Allowance in Mid Devon has increased by 3.1% in January, slightly above the UK figure of 3%.

Crediton drugs bust

Mid Devon Star: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

4:00pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

CREDITON Police, with assistance from specialist colleagues from Exeter and local student Officers, executed two, Misuse of Drugs Act Warrants at addresses in Crediton on February 10.

No Council Tax increase expected in Mid Devon

Mid Devon Star: Government cuts and spending pressures have forced Great Aycliffe Town Council to increase its council tax demand for the first time since 2009

11:10am Thursday 20th February 2014

MID Devon District Council is expected to confirm that there will be no increase in council tax for 2014/15, at a meeting next Wednesday (February 26).

Pupils’ maths skills adds up to a triumph

Mid Devon Star: Can you solve graffiti maths equation on Boscombe wall?

10:00am Thursday 20th February 2014

BRIGHT sparks from Queen Elizabeth’s School, Crediton, have been celebrating after finishing second in the national final of the Senior Maths Team Challenge, held in London.

Big day for Karla’s very special friend

Mid Devon Star: Big day for Karla’s very special friend

12:04pm Sunday 16th February 2014

A CREDITON dog which has helped owner Karla Gregory deal with her social anxiety issues has been nominated for the prestige Friends for Life competition at Crufts 2014.

Bronze award for Landscore Primary

Mid Devon Star: Caramelised Onion and Sausage Hotpot With Crushed Minted Peas, Cooked by Myself, for my Family

4:00pm Friday 14th February 2014

A MID Devon primary school has achieved a bronze award in a national food culture programme.

Queen Elizabeth's School in top 100 for sustained improvement

Mid Devon Star: School Les Miserables production a sell-out success

4:00pm Friday 14th February 2014

QUEEN Elizabeth's SChool in Crediton is in the top 100 schools in the country for sustained improvement, in the key GCSE measure of 5 A*-C including English and Maths.

Sustainable Crediton out in force

Mid Devon Star: Sustainable Crediton out in force

8:00am Tuesday 11th February 2014

SUPPORTERS of Sustainable Crediton have been out in force celebrating the group’s achievements and planning for the future.

Rob Baxter inspires students

Mid Devon Star: Rob Baxter inspires students

10:00am Sunday 9th February 2014

EXETER Chiefs rugby coach Rob Baxter visited Queen Elizabeth’s Community College, Crediton, last month, to talk about his car-eer path and approach to coaching.

School Les Miserables production a sell-out success

Mid Devon Star: School Les Miserables production a sell-out success

8:00am Sunday 9th February 2014

QUEEN Elizabeth’s School in Crediton has just completed its sell-out performance of Les Miserables.

Rock of ages . . . QE students get hands on lunar samples

Mid Devon Star: Rock of ages . . . QE students get hands on lunar samples

10:00am Monday 3rd February 2014

MOON rocks and meteorites landed at Queen Elizabeth’s Lower School, Crediton, last week as part of students’ interactive astronomy lessons.

Charity gets a cash boost

Mid Devon Star: Charity gets a cash boost

10:00am Sunday 2nd February 2014

STAFF at a Crediton charity that works to improve the lives of children with special needs are celebrating after receiving thousands of pounds to help boost their services during 2014.

Queen Elizabeh's is top sixth form in county

Mid Devon Star: Take up the issue

8:00am Sunday 2nd February 2014

THE sixth-form at Queen Elizabeth’s School in Cred-iton is the best in Devon and in the top 40 in the country for value added, according to DfE performance tables.

Crediton Swim Club award top performers

Mid Devon Star: Crediton Swim Club award top performers

2:00pm Saturday 1st February 2014

CREDITON & District Swimming Club held its presentation evening on Saturday.

Sam Hill makes Saxons debut

Mid Devon Star: SAM Hill

10:00am Friday 31st January 2014

CREDITON rugby player Sam Hill made his England Saxons debut last Saturday (January 25) during a 14-8 defeat to the Ireland Wolfhounds.

Sum achievement as Crediton students triumph at maths challenge

Mid Devon Star: Sum achievement as Crediton students triumph at maths challenge

4:50pm Sunday 26th January 2014

STUDENTS from Queen Elizabeth’s Community College in Crediton found the winning formula when they triumphed in the Year 10 Maths Challenge at Exeter University.

Crediton's Sam Hill selected for England Saxons

Mid Devon Star: SAM Hill

2:00pm Friday 24th January 2014

FORMER Crediton rugby player Sam Hill has been selected in the England Saxons squad to take on the Irish Wolfhounds at Kingsholm, Gloucester, on Saturday.

First Crediton Scouts profit in the post

2:00pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

FIRST Crediton Scouts’ Christmas postal service delivered more than 1,000 cards over the festive period.

Queen Elizabeth's School principal to retire

Mid Devon Star: Students take on public speaking challenge

10:00am Thursday 23rd January 2014

RICHARD Newton Chance, principal of QE Academy Trust, is to retire at the end of the academic year, having been in charge since 2001.

Pastor to give Typhoon talk

Mid Devon Star: Pastor to give Typhoon talk

4:00pm Monday 20th January 2014

A PASTOR who travelled to the Philippines to help in the clear-up following Typhoon Haiyan is to visit Tiverton to give a talk about fundraising and future plans.

County Council supports smoking initiative

Mid Devon Star: Smoking in Thurrock accounts for more early deaths than any other cause.

2:00pm Monday 20th January 2014

DEVON County Council has signed up to a national initiative to protect people from the risks associated with smoking.

Crediton swimmers off with a splash

Mid Devon Star: Crediton swimmers off with a splash

3:35pm Sunday 19th January 2014

CREDITON & District Swimming Club members’ (pictured) first meet of the year took them to the picturesque town of Shrewsbury, as they aimed to clear the Christmas cobwebs.

Van passenger released after Crediton crash

Mid Devon Star: Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

9:02pm Saturday 18th January 2014

A CASUALTY had to be released after a van crashed into a house.

Sustainable Crediton into its seventh year

Mid Devon Star: Sustainable Crediton into its seventh year

12:35pm Thursday 16th January 2014

SEVEN years after it was founded, Sustainable Cred-iton will celebrate its achievements and plan for the future with an event at the Boniface Centre.

Crediton Stroke Unit at risk

Mid Devon Star: Ambulances queue at York Hospital

8:00am Sunday 12th January 2014

THE Stroke Unit at Crediton Hospital could be closed after proposals to move all rehabilitation services to a single site were revealed.

Theft alert

Mid Devon Star: Police tape

5:00pm Sunday 5th January 2014

CREDITON police are warning residents to be vigilant after a spate of break-ins.

Fire crews called to Crediton car blaze

Mid Devon Star: Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

8:47pm Saturday 4th January 2014

FIRE crews attended a car fire in Crediton this evening (January 4).

Fire at thatched cottage in Crediton

Mid Devon Star: Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

10:38am Saturday 4th January 2014

FIRE crews were called to a chimney fire at a cottage with a thatched roof in Crediton this morning (January 4).

Students at Clothes Show Live

Mid Devon Star: WERONIKA Kwak and Jade Sowden with Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing.

10:00am Saturday 28th December 2013

STUDENTS from Queen Elizabeth School, Crediton, visited the Clothes Show Live in Birmingham earlier this month.

QE students hoping for top universities

Mid Devon Star: Sunderland University academic Dr Stuart Arnold pictured  in front of a former colliery's winding gear at Herrington Country Park with one of the NUM minute books now available online.

12:14pm Thursday 19th December 2013

YEAR 12 and 13 students from Queen Elizabeth's have been involved in scheme designed to help them get into the top Universities.

QE get set for change

Mid Devon Star: QE get set for change

9:00am Wednesday 18th December 2013

SIX dedicated sports studies students from Queen Elizabeth School, Crediton, visited Exeter Castle in an attempt to put on at least two events in the local community over the next 12 months, as part of the 'Get Set for Change' programme.

Crediton link road 'on schedule'

Mid Devon Star: COUNCILLORS Andrew Leadbetter and Bernard Hughes cut the first turf to mark the start of construction work on the long-awaited link road at Wellspark Complex with deputy Mayor of Crediton Joyce Harris and

8:00am Sunday 15th December 2013

DEVON County Council says work on the Crediton link road is progressing well and on schedule.

QE students find winning formula

Mid Devon Star: ELLA, Troy, Sean and Nathanael

8:00am Saturday 14th December 2013

STUDENTS from Queen Elizabeth’s Sixth Form in Crediton found a winning formula in the regional finals of the Senior Maths Team Challenge.

Martial arts medals

Mid Devon Star: Kids Karate, Ladies Self Defence and Adult Martial Arts

3:00pm Saturday 7th December 2013

A MARTIAL arts group from Crediton has been celebrating at the PUMA British Championships after picking up 16 medals.

Queen Elizabeth students enter new dimension

Mid Devon Star: Queen Elizabeth students enter new dimension

8:00am Saturday 7th December 2013

DESIGN and technology students at Queen Elizabeth's school in Crediton are to benefit from two brand new pieces of machinery.

Mad about books

Mid Devon Star: Books, books, books ... and more books.

5:00pm Thursday 5th December 2013

THE first AGM of Crediton Community Bookshop was well attended by over 70 people at the Congregational Church

Council vacancy

Mid Devon Star: QUEEN Elizabeth’s Academy in Crediton.

3:00pm Thursday 5th December 2013

CREDITON Town Council has a vacancy for a councillor in the Lawrence ward after the resignation of Laura Conyngham.

Speeders quizzed

Mid Devon Star: Volunteers trained to use the speed gun (photo by Paul Rocks)

1:00pm Thursday 5th December 2013

CHILDREN from Newton St Cyres Primary School in Crediton were given the chance to quiz speeding drivers as to why they were driving so fast last Tuesday, November 19, thanks to a new safe driving initiative by Crediton Police Neighbourhood Team.

Students take on public speaking challenge

Mid Devon Star: Students take on public speaking challenge

11:53am Thursday 5th December 2013

STUDENTS and staff from Queen Elizabeth’s competed in a Public Speaking event organised through the English Speaking Union at Blundell’s School - and finished in third place. 

Cars broken into

Mid Devon Star: Police and passers-by tend to the injured woman

4:00pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

WITNESSES are being sought after two cars were broken into in Shobrooke Park, Crediton, on Saturday, November 16.






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