112 new homes approved in Cullompton

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

MID Devon District Council has approved plans to build 112 new homes at the former Cummings Nursery site, near Honiton Road in Cullompton.

New police inspector to target the safeguarding of vulnerable people

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Inspector Jane Alford-Mole has been appointed as the region's new police inspector and is keen to continue to address the issue of safeguarding of vulnerable people, particularly those suffering from domestic abuse.

Cully Card winner donates prize to Operation Braveheart

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE winner of this month’s Cully Card draw prize has given the prize to Operation Braveheart, the Cullompton-based charity which helps injured service personnel and their families.

Fears for region's roads

Mid Devon Star: Parkway

3:42pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Tiverton councillor speaks out over budget cuts

Police issue salesman warning

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

MID Devon residents are being warned by Devon and Cornwall Police to be wary of ‘unscrupulous’ door-to-door salesmen operating in the area.

Mid Devon sausage maker scoops top award

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A MID Devon sausage maker has scooped a prestigious Gold Award in the BPEX Foodservice Pork Sausage of the Year 2014 competition for its outstanding bangers.

Carbon monoxide leak in Cullompton

Mid Devon Star:

7:20am Tuesday 14th October 2014

FIRE crews were called to Cullompton last night (Monday) after reports of a gas leak in a resident's property

Rugby star enjoys big day out

Mid Devon Star:

10:02am Wednesday 8th October 2014

HE MAY have missed out on the chance of walking out at Twickenham, but Cullompton Under-11s starlet Ryan Hill insisted he had still loved every minute of his Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup experience.

Coffees coin in the cash

Mid Devon Star: WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE – WE NEED YOUR HELP! Erith Riverside Shopping Centre to host its own Macmillan Coffee Morning!

8:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

CULLOMPTON Community College raised more than £300 for charity when it supported Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

Macmillan Cake Sale at Cullompton Community College

Mid Devon Star: Cake sale is music to ears of hospital radio listeners

3:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

CULLOMPTON Community College proudly supported Macmillan’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ by organising a Coffee & Cake Week.

Lifesaver urges footie fans to learn first aid

Mid Devon Star:

6:07pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Lucky escape in garage forecourt car fire

Mid Devon Star:

10:05am Thursday 11th September 2014

A DRIVER had a lucky escape on Wednesday when the car he was driving caught fire at a garage forecourt in Cullompton.

Storm "legacy" bridges being reinstated

Mid Devon Star: WATERSTAVE Bridge in Bradninch.

8:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Work to replace two listed bridges that were washed away in severe floods almost two years ago, is expected to be completed early next year.

Site owner to be prosecuted

Mid Devon Star:

5:05pm Sunday 7th September 2014

The owner of the Harlequin Valet site in High Street, Cullompton, was served with a section 215 notice in March – and the council says a ‘range of works required by the section 215 (untidy land) notice had not taken place’ before the August 1 deadline

Fire crews report contamination in River Culm following Clayhidon Barn fire

Mid Devon Star:

10:08am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Fire crews have been tackling a barn fire in Clayhidon, Cullompton, since 4am this morning.

Affordable homes boost for Mid Devon District Council

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Mid Devon District Council has received a housing boost after being awarded £400,000 funding as part of a new government programme.

New anti-social behaviour measures will "prevent further issues arising", says councillor

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Three injunctions and an exclusion zone have been secured by Mid Devon District Council to protect residents living in and around the sheltered accommodation at Catherine Close, Tiverton

Festive lights appeal

Mid Devon Star: The Christmas lights still blazing above the roundabout at Jacob’s Well in Bradford

2:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

The provisional date for the switch-on of the Cullompton Christmas lights is Saturday, November 29, and the town council is calling on volunteers to help out.

Magnificent GCSE results again for Cullompton Community College

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Students achieved a magnificent 73% in the gold standard of 5+ A*-C including English and maths securing the best ever results in the history of the school.

£9m to fix the roads

Mid Devon Star: POTHOLES IRONY

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Mid Devon’s roads are set to benefit from a £9.1million restoration programme after the wettest winter on record.

Spotlight on Teresa at Cullompton library

Mid Devon Star: GPs prescribe self-help books for children in Somerset

4:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

Former BBC Spotlight presenter Teresa Driscoll will be bringing her aspiring writer's workshops to Cullompton in September as part of her tour of Devon's libraries.

Woman hurt in Cullompton collision

Mid Devon Star:

9:28pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A WOMAN was hurt after a two-vehicle collision in Tiverton Road, Cullompton.

Family tributes to Cullompton teenager Mason Jones

Mid Devon Star:

10:54am Thursday 31st July 2014

Mason Jones died following a single vehicle collision on Tuesday, July 22 on the A3440 just outside Uffculme in Mid Devon.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Pupils complete Half marathon challenge

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Children at Cullompton Community College were in energetic mood as they took part in the Half Marathon Challenge.

Pupils grow their own food at Cullompton Community College

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Project aimed at promoting healthy eating and educating the children on nutrition.

Force on the lookout for on-call firefighters

Mid Devon Star: Firefighters Simon Beard and Gareth Taylor prepare for Saturday's car wash (s)

10:00am Friday 11th July 2014

Open Day at Cullompton Fire Station on Monday (July 14).

Surf park unveiled as part of ambitious plans for unique leisure destination at Junction 27

Mid Devon Star:

3:58pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Tourist destination has the potential to create more than 3,500 jobs.

Cullompton volunteers do their bit for community

Mid Devon Star:

2:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

Volunteers went to work at the Cullompton Community Association fields to carry out a wide range of jobs.

Culmstock Festival cruises into town

Mid Devon Star: Culmstock Festival cruises into town

12:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

Vintage car show cruises into Devon on Sunday, July 6, with the annual Culmstock Wheels event.

Family fun at Exe Valley Leisure Centre

Mid Devon Star: In pictures: All the fun of the Furze

2:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

Whole weekend of fun coming soon at Exe Valley Leisure Centre, Tiverton. On July 5 and 6 the centre will open it’s doors to welcome families to join in a Family Fun Weekend.

District council wins carton award

Mid Devon Star: District council wins carton award

8:00am Friday 20th June 2014

Mid Devon District Council has won a Golden Carton Award for its work to increase beverage carton recycling in the district.

Road repairs under way in £7m council scheme

Mid Devon Star: The potholes before the markings were painted around them.

2:00pm Thursday 19th June 2014

Roads in Mid Devon are set to benefit from the county council’s £7million repair fund as work to restore nearly 40 miles of road gets underway.

Police welcome new powers on domestic violence

Mid Devon Star: North Yorkshire Police recorded 2,648 cases of domestic abuse in a year. (picture posed by models).

8:00am Friday 6th June 2014

POLICE in Devon and Cornwall have welcomed the granting of new powers to help victims of domestic violence and abuse.

Tortoise takes a grand tour

Mid Devon Star: Tortoise takes a grand tour

12:47pm Thursday 5th June 2014

MID Devon district trying to reunite tortoise with its owners - after roaming reptile takes 270-mile trip to Norfolk in recycling box

Police hunt robber after teen woman attack in Cullompton

Mid Devon Star: Masked robbers strike at Ilkley store

8:49pm Thursday 29th May 2014

A WOMAN aged 19 was attacked and robbed in Cullompton.

Ten Tors success for Cullompton students

Mid Devon Star: Ten Tors success for Cullompton students

2:00pm Friday 23rd May 2014

CULLOMPTON Community College and the Mid Devon Plodders had another successful year in the 2014 Ten Tors.

Free microchipping at dog training evenings

Mid Devon Star: Free microchipping at dog training evenings

10:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

MID Devon district council has teamed up with Tiverton & District Canine Society to stage a free microchipping event at one of their dog training evenings.

Age is no barrier for Eileen

Mid Devon Star: Age is no barrier for Eileen

10:42am Thursday 15th May 2014

AN 88-year-old woman from Cullompton has been proving that you are never too old to work out, as she celebrated her latest birthday with a trip to the gym.






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