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


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.

New Cabinet member appointed by Mid Devon District Council

Mid Devon Star: Peter Hare-Scott

9:30am Wednesday 14th May 2014

MID Devon District Council has announced that Councillor Bob Deed has left the Cabinet.

New Cabinet member appointed by Mid Devon District Council

Mid Devon Star: Peter Hare-Scott

8:35am Wednesday 14th May 2014

COUNCILLOR Bob Deed leaves the Cabinet, while Cllr Colin Slade is appointed new Cabinet Member for Community Well Being.

Electric blanket fire warning

Mid Devon Star: False alarm for fire services

4:01pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

DEVON & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service has issued a warning about the safe storage of electrical blankets after a fire in Cullompton.

Aldi opens doors in Cullompton

Mid Devon Star: Aldi plan to build a fourth store in Swindon

10:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

SUPERMARKET chain Aldi opened its latest store on Exeter Road in Cullompton this week.

Flood group to be established at town meeting

Mid Devon Star: Flood group to be established at town meeting

10:00am Friday 25th April 2014

REPRESENTATIVES from the Environment Agency, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue and Devon and Cornwall Police will all be present at a Cullompton Town Council meeting next month, to help establish future flooding action plans.


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%.

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