NEW ALDI STORE TO OPEN IN CULLOMPTON

Mid Devon Star: Aldi store plan for Scotland Road, Carnforth

4:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

ALDI will be opening its latest store on Exeter Road in Cullompton on Thursday April 24, which has created 35 new jobs locally, alongside a range of community initiatives.

School pay respects at Ypres 100 years after Great War

Mid Devon Star: School pay respects at Ypres 100 years after Great War

10:00am Friday 4th April 2014

ONE hundred years since the start of the Great War, two students and a teacher from Cullompton Community College made the pilgrimage to the Western front, in a trip as much about commemoration as education.

Pop-up Opera hits Corn Barn stage

Mid Devon Star: Pop-up Opera hits Corn Barn stage

6:00pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

THE Corn Barn in Cullompton is hosting the Pop-up Opera for a performance of Bizet's comic opera ‘The Doctor's Miracle’.

Strong showing at cross country championships

Mid Devon Star: Strong showing at cross country championships

10:00am Monday 24th March 2014

CROSS Country runners from Uffculme School have been putting in some strong performances on both the county and national stage.

Revenge eviction worries

Mid Devon Star: eviction notice

4:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

THOUSANDS of renters in the South West are too scared of being evicted to ask their private landlord to fix a problem in their home, according to research released by Shelter.

New site for KDP Tools

Mid Devon Star: Image for A P Tools Ltd

10:40am Thursday 20th March 2014

A MID DEVON-based, family-run business has expanded its operation after buying new industrial premises at Blackdown Park, near Cullompton.

Chiefs help out at Cullompton

Mid Devon Star: Chiefs help out at Cullompton

10:00am Sunday 9th March 2014

EXETER Chiefs stars Kai Horstmann and Don Armand added their expert insight to Cullompton RFC under-16s' weekly training session last week.

Council concern over cob structures

Mid Devon Star: Council concern over cob structures

8:00am Sunday 2nd March 2014

MID Devon District Council says the collapse of a second structure in central Cullompton has raised concerns over maintenance and repair of cob constructions.

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%.

First-time buyers in Cullompton stay close to home

Mid Devon Star: For sale: But at a high price in Richmond

10:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014

YOUNG people in Cullompton flying the nest are not getting very far, instead choosing to buy their first property just a few miles from home, a survey has shown.

Changes to Royal Mail delivery route in Cullompton

Mid Devon Star: Royal Mail to revise delivery routes in Wareham

10:00am Friday 21st February 2014

PEOPLE in Cullompton can expect changes to their postal service after the Royal Mail announced they are to adopt a revised delivery route in EX15, sectors 1-3.

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).

Centre on the lookout for new volunteers

12:19pm Thursday 13th February 2014

THE Cullompton Centre is looking for volunteers.

Great War soldiers honoured by community group

Mid Devon Star: Great War soldiers honoured by community group

2:00pm Friday 7th February 2014

SILVERTON is honouring soldiers from the village who fought in the First World War with a specially-written musical revue.

Cullompton must seize chance to decide on it's future

Mid Devon Star: Junction 27 development could create 4,000 jobs

8:00am Friday 7th February 2014

CULLOMPTON residents must seize the chance to shape the future of their town.

Vera’s secret of a long life? Just be friendly

Mid Devon Star: 100th Birthday for Cullompton Girl

10:00am Thursday 6th February 2014

A FORMER Cullompton book-keeper born months before the outbreak of the First World War has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Council tax rise in Cullompton

Mid Devon Star: Town council agrees council tax freeze

10:00am Wednesday 5th February 2014

CULLOMPTON households will have to pay an extra 98p a month in council tax in the next financial year.

Lodge award success

6:00pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

A CULLOMPTON hotel has been celebrating a double success after finishing runner-up in two categories of the LateRooms.com ‘Simply the Guest’ hotel awards.

Section of wall collapses in Cullompton

Mid Devon Star: Police appeal for information after New Year assaults at Cheltenham nightclub

10:32pm Sunday 19th January 2014

A LARGE portion of a cob wall has collapsed onto the pavement in High Street, Cullompton, this evening, Sunday, January 19.

School celebrates OFSTED hat-trick

Mid Devon Star: School celebrates OFSTED hat-trick

8:00am Saturday 11th January 2014

A PRIMARY school near Cull-ompton has been celebrating an impressive hat-trick after receiving its third ‘outstanding’ OFSTED report.

Bikes stolen

Mid Devon Star: Police appeal following overnight theft from South Oxhey newsagents

2:00pm Tuesday 7th January 2014

TWO mountain bikes – a silver men’s Claude Butler and an orange and black Trax – were stolen from a property in Stoke Canon on December 18-19.

Charlotte wins

Mid Devon Star: Half term crafty cattle fun at Roundshaw Downs!

5:00pm Monday 6th January 2014

A CATTLE handler from Cullompton has taken top honours at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair.

Homes plan at derelict greenhouse site

Mid Devon Star: Homes plan at derelict greenhouse site

8:00am Friday 3rd January 2014

A SITE in Cullompton which has been derelict for a decade and labelled an “absolute eyesore” could be developed into 120 homes if planners give the go-ahead next week.

Cullompton WI back after six-year absence

Mid Devon Star: Cullompton WI back after six-year absence

2:00pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

AFTER a six-year absence from the town, 22 members celebrated the official formation of Cullompton WI.

Cullompton given energy advice

Mid Devon Star: Solar panels (2868174)

10:00am Sunday 15th December 2013

CULLOMPTON residents are being advised by a solar panel installation company to think about the energy they use in the run up to Christmas.

Star athletes inspire Jack

Mid Devon Star: Star athletes inspire Jack

8:00am Tuesday 10th December 2013

PUPILS at Cullompton Community College are ensuring the legacy of London 2012 lives on after rubbing shoulders with Olympic canoe slalom champion Etienne Stott.

National awards for Cully firm after care home flood

Mid Devon Star: National awards for Cully firm after care home flood

11:00am Sunday 8th December 2013

A CULLOMPTON company has won three awards at the British Damage Management Association’s annual conference and award ceremony.

Town's Christmas tree has its ups and downs

Mid Devon Star: Town's Christmas tree has its ups and downs

4:44pm Sunday 1st December 2013

CHRISTMAS celebrations have been temporarily put on hold in Cullompton after the town Christmas tree was taken down just a day after being put up.

Christmas crackers

Mid Devon Star: Why Santa's Christmas Wonderland at Paulton's Park will have you feeling festive

10:00am Saturday 30th November 2013

IF you always lose when it comes to pulling Christmas crackers, then perhaps throwing a cracker is more your forté?

Pensioner jailed for 19 years for child sex offences

Mid Devon Star: Pensioner jailed for 19 years for child sex offences

11:00am Friday 29th November 2013

A PENSIONER from Cullompton has been jailed for 19 years after pleading guilty to a string of sex offences against children.

Flood walls within three years

Mid Devon Star: Flood walls within three years

8:00am Saturday 23rd November 2013

THE Environment Agency aims to protect homes in Cullompton from flooding within three years. Homes devastated last winter are to be protected by flood walls, flood gates and road humps by 2016 if funding can be secured. A month’s rain fell in just three days last November, leaving many houses deluged (above). Over 50 residential and commercial properties were severely damaged when the River Culm reached its highest levels since 1962.PHOTO: Warren Radmore

Mid Devon community groups urged to apply for cash pot

7:00pm Wednesday 20th November 2013

ORGANISATIONS and community groups in Mid Devon are invited to apply for grants of between £500 and £5,000 to create wildflower sites in their area.

Stargazing experience in Hemyock

9:00am Wednesday 20th November 2013

STAR-GAZERS can experience the wonders of the galaxy in Hemyock.

Uffculme teenager trials for England Under 18s hockey squad

3:00pm Monday 18th November 2013

AN Uffculme teenager is in the running for the England under- 18s national hockey squad.

Willand superslimmer appears on national television

8:00am Saturday 16th November 2013

A SUPERSLIMMER from Willand had her weightloss story aired to millions of people on television this week.

South-West cottage holidays among cheapest, one firm says

5:00am Friday 15th November 2013

COTTAGE holidays in the South-West are among the cheapest in the UK, according to one holiday firm.

Blood donor session in Hemyock

8:00pm Thursday 14th November 2013

A BLOOD donation session will take place at Hemyock Parish Hall later this month.

Somerset Wildlife Trust ask people's opinions

4:44pm Thursday 14th November 2013

PEOPLE are being asked to act now to protect nature on farms.

Culm Valley Young Farmers Club raise £4,000

4:21pm Thursday 14th November 2013

CULM Valley Young Farmers Club has raised more than £4,000 for children’s charity CHICKS.

West Pitt Holiday Cottages nominated for award

Mid Devon Star: West Pitt Holiday Cottages nominated for award

5:00pm Sunday 3rd November 2013

A HOLIDAY cottage business in Mid Devon has been shortlisted for the Best Self Catering Business in Devon award.

Bradninch family backing British Red Cross

Mid Devon Star: THE LUSH family

9:00am Saturday 2nd November 2013

A FAMILY of six from Bradninch, who benefited from the support of the British Red Cross when their home was completely gutted by fire, is backing the charity's appeal for new volunteers.

Fire crews called to overheated lorry on M5

Mid Devon Star: The Fire Brigades Union has voted in favour of a nationwide strike over a dispute about pensions

1:26pm Saturday 26th October 2013

FIRE crews were called to the M5 near Cullompton this morning (October 26) after a heavy goods lorry overheated.

Chimney work at Uffculme going well

Mid Devon Star: PHOTO: Warren Radmore of Silverton, Devon

12:26pm Monday 21st October 2013

WORK to repair the 126ft chimney at Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme, is progressing well.

Focus on isolation in Cullompton

1:32pm Thursday 17th October 2013

AN event aimed at reducing rural isolation in Devon will be held at Cullompton Community Centre on Friday, November 1.

Cullompton choir appeal

6:00pm Monday 14th October 2013

CULLOMPTON Community Choir needs more members.

Embarrassing mucky dog owners in Cullompton by painting it pink

Mid Devon Star: FROM left, fairy dog warden Linda Hern, head teacher Bryan White, Cllr Clive Eggington, Cllr Linda Holloway and Cllr Nikki Woollatt.

8:00am Sunday 13th October 2013

SCHOOLCHILDREN have been highlighting the problem of dog fouling in Cullompton.

Cat found in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star: THOMAS Maher with the missing moggy.

4:00pm Monday 7th October 2013

A FAMILY in Tiverton want to reunite a young cat with its owner.

Quiz night at Willand Football Club

1:00pm Monday 7th October 2013

FRIENDS of Willand Pre-School are hosting a fundraising quiz night on Friday, October 18.

Crealy worker Rebecca takes suitcase full of gifts to Africa

Mid Devon Star: REBBECCA Tapp with Nkosi and Madela and their Buddy Bears.

5:54pm Tuesday 1st October 2013

REBBECCA Tapp, from Cullompton, swapped the sights and sounds of the adventure park for the classroom when she took a once in a life time trip to become a volunteer teacher in South Africa.






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