Second man charged after death of teenager in Kingsbridge

Mid Devon Star:

4:16pm Monday 28th July 2014

A second man is due to appear in court this week in connection with the death of 17-year-old Alex Peguero Sosa in Kingsbridge earlier this month.

Pirate Day at Seaton Tramway

Mid Devon Star:

2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

SEATON Tramway, the unique heritage Tramway and tourist attraction in the Heart of Lyme Bay is offering a great family day out in Devon on Friday, August 1 “Pirate Day”, when the Seaton Pearl tram will once again set sail from Seaton following the Axe Estuary to Colyton.

16 injured after out of control vehicle hits crowd at Plymouth car park

Mid Devon Star:

10:05am Monday 28th July 2014

A 16-year-old girl has been left seriously injured after a out of control vehicle collided with a crowd of people at a Plymouth car park.

Biker badly injured in Paignton crash

Mid Devon Star:

9:35am Monday 28th July 2014

A motorcyclist has been badly injured in a crash with an elderly driver on Kings Ash Road, Paignton.

Celebrations continue at the Grand Western Canal

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

The Grand Western Canal Country Park has been presented with the Green Flag Award.

Local leisure centre to support community biathlon event

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Okehampton Leisure Centre is joining forces with Okehampton Community Recreation Association (OCRA) and the South West Pentathlon to support this year’s Okehampton Biathlon on Friday August 22.

NHS recruitment day aimed at nurses, therapists, social workers and support staff

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

The event, organised by the Exeter health and social care team, is also for people interested in working as a healthcare assistant or in other support roles.

Cranbrook’s play area is open for business...

1:36pm Sunday 27th July 2014

East Devon District Council announced last week (Thursday 24 July) that the long-awaited play area at Cranbrook is now open for the serious business of kids having fun.

Marie Curie calling for local people to sign up to Walk Ten Killerton

Mid Devon Star: Brilliant birds-eye view of Killerton Chapel

12:36pm Sunday 27th July 2014

the annual fundraising Walk Ten is taking place at Killerton House, Devon on Saturday August 23

Brixham Civic Award Presentation

Mid Devon Star: Image for South Bay Park - Brixham

12:31pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Town Council Civic Award will be presented to Nick Brown on Tuesday July 29, by the Chairman of Brixham Town Council, Cllr Paul Addison.

Sister ships meet in the Caribbean

Mid Devon Star:

12:33pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Naval warships HMS Argyll and HMS Portland met in the Caribbean while deployed on operations.

Road improvement works signify start of Seaton Jurassic

Mid Devon Star: Redcar and Cleveland Council offer Christmas parking deal

12:27pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Work to begin to alter the entrance to the Harbour Road car park in Seaton on August 1 in preparation for the start of the building of the £4m visitor centre, Seaton Jurassic.

RAMM Commemorates the Outbreak of the First World War

Mid Devon Star: Libray photo dated 25/9/16 showing British Troops going over the top to support an attack by XIV Corps on Morval during the Battle of the Somme in the 1914-1918 First World War.

1:47pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Visitors invited to Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) on Saturday 30 August to commemorate outbreak of the First World War with a Great Fete in Rougemont and the museum gardens

Royal Navy helps boost youngster's prospects

Mid Devon Star:

1:44pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ROYAL Navy sailors based in Plymouth have helped launch a touring display of maritime images which will be marketed by youngsters to help them gain jobs.

Invitation to see long-lost medieval settlement

Mid Devon Star: Devon County Council publish list of school affected by teachers strike on Thursday

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

ENERGY firm, RWE, has enlisted the help of experts at Wessex Archaeology, to excavate what is thought to be a medieval settlement at Batsworthy, North Devon.

Pedestrian suffers serious head injuries after Plymouth crash

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A pedestrian has sustained a serious head injury after being in collision with a car in Plymouth.

Two from Somerset arrested during protest outside Devonport Naval Base

Mid Devon Star:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Police have arrested two people after a protest outside of the Devonport Naval Base in Plymouth on Friday morning.

Drink driving arrests fall in Devon and Cornwall during World Cup

Mid Devon Star: Groom ends up in police cell on day of wedding after alleged drink-driving incident in Newhaven

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A Devon and Cornwall Police crackdown on drink driving during the World Cup has seen fewer people failing breath tests compared to the same month last year.

Breakfast boost for carers’ group

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Breakfast to raise money for Unite Carers Mid Devon raised £250.

MarkWatson is coming to Exeter.

Mid Devon Star: Mark Watson

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Comedian exposes his flaws

Teignmouth motorcyclist suffers life threatening injuries after being dragged under 4X4

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured after being involved in a road traffic collision on the A379 between Kenton and Starcross.

Concern over missing Plymstock man

Mid Devon Star:

11:44am Friday 25th July 2014

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a Plymstock man who has not been seen since 10am on Tuesday, July 22.

Cyclist suffers 'life threatening injuries' in Torquay crash with lorry

Mid Devon Star:

11:25am Friday 25th July 2014

The collision, involving a DAF tipper truck and a bicycle, happened on Teignmouth Road, at the junction with Lymington Road, in Torquay, outside AMS Tyre and Auto Centre.

Village War Memorial – search is on to find descendants in time for unique commemoration

Mid Devon Star:

1:29pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Author, Country Life Editor-at-Large and broadcaster Clive Aslet has written a book about those remembered on Lydford’s monument, sparking a new challenge to find descendants of the fallen.

Tackling fuel poverty in Exeter

Mid Devon Star: Funding secured to tackle borough's fuel poverty crisis

10:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

Families in Exeter will get a warmer home this winter and beyond thanks to CosyDevon

Introduction to painting wildlife

Mid Devon Star: BRABAZON TROPHY: Seaton Carew Golf course. PICTURE: Stuart Boulton. (7205217)

10:09am Thursday 24th July 2014

Visitors to the Axe Estuary Wetlands near Seaton will be familiar with the work of accomplished local artist and illustrator Mike Hughes, as it adorns the ceiling and walls of the Information Centre there.

Up-and-coming arts organisations share funding in Exeter

Mid Devon Star:

10:03am Thursday 24th July 2014

A number of exciting and emerging arts organisations in Exeter are among those set to benefit from City Council funding.

Try Outs touch down in Exeter to find 'The Pack' for Rugby World Cup 2015

Mid Devon Star: Press conference with former England International Will Greenwood and cutways from the launch of the 2015 Rugby World Cup

10:01am Thursday 24th July 2014

Organising Committee for Rugby World Cup 2015 (RWC 2015), is in Exeter for the fourth leg of the volunteer Try Outs to find members of 'The Pack'.

New device costing just £10 detects deadly lung disease

Mid Devon Star:

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

University scientist develops highly accurate device for diagnosing frequently fatal lung disease

REVIEW: Somersault Festival

Mid Devon Star:

12:57pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Bathed in glorious July sunshine, the inaugural Somersault Festival saw nearly 15,000 people flock to Castle Hill in North Devon for the most chilled out event in the festival calendar.

Teign Valley celebrates school transformation

Mid Devon Star:

4:17pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Comedian Tony Hawks joined pupils, parents and community groups in the Teign Valley to celebrate the unveiling of two special projects at Christow Community School on Thursday.

Plymouth Royal Navy volunteer band success

Mid Devon Star: Royal Navy frigate fires seawolf missile using new radar

4:15pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Devonport Royal Naval Volunteer Band from Plymouth Naval Base hit the high notes at the Royal Naval Volunteer Band Festival.

Bulwark's tenth birthday family treat

Mid Devon Star:

4:11pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship, celebrated her tenth birthday joined by family and friends at Plymouth.

Haytor girls to celebrate Big Brownie Birthday with huge stay away sleepover at Exeter Racecourse

Mid Devon Star: Droitwich Brownies enjoy their birthday party. SP

3:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

he Brownies, all aged seven to 10, are joining more than 500 other girls from all over Devon on 25th, July 26 and 27 to celebrate The Big Brownie Birthday.

Electoral registration system is changing this summer

Mid Devon Star: Person voting (5714133)

3:29pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Over the summer, Exeter’s Electoral Registration Officer will write to 90,000 residents in the city introducing the new system.

Child abuse crackdown

Mid Devon Star: Law firm urges historic abuse victims to come forward

3:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Police in Mid Devon are tracking the ‘digital footprints’ of child abusers to try and prevent crime.

Make hay while the sun shines at East Devon District Council scything event

Mid Devon Star: tractor hay making (8099485)

3:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Honiton workshop will be a cut above the rest

Exeter Chiefs rugby stars ultimate taste test

Mid Devon Star:

3:16pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Jack Nowell, Sam Hill and Jack Yeandle put new burger to the test

GALLERY: Sun shines on sell-out Somersault Festival

Mid Devon Star:

12:37pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Surf-folk stars Jack Johnson and Ben Howard steal the show as North Devon bathed in glorious sunshine.

Plymouth cyclist road rage attack on truck driver

Mid Devon Star: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

4:39pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Police are trying to trace a cyclist who allegedly assaulted a truck driver during a road rage incident in Plymouth.

New Day Service for older people is launched!

Mid Devon Star:

2:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

New club which offers Day Services for the elderly on the Devon and Somerset border has been launched.

Honorary degrees for South West stalwarts

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

University of Exeter is bestowing key figures from the South West region with Honorary Degrees this week, among 14 Honorary Graduates.

People asked to take part in cost of living survey

Mid Devon Star: Savers facing struggle as cost-of-living crisis bites

10:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

The University of Exeter is carrying out research on behalf of Exeter City Council into the impact that low wages and high costs of living has on people living in Exeter.

Sports Day a success at Clyst Hydon Primary

Mid Devon Star:

12:40pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Spectators were treated to a variety of challenging races for children from each year group and key stage.

Uffculme Music and Real Ale festival

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Jess McCallister will be performing at the festival.

Mark Watson at Exeter Phoenix in November

Mid Devon Star: Comedian Mark Watson talks Greenwich Comedy Festival, living in New Cross, Twitter and Jaffacakes

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Award-winning Watson finds that as humans, despite our lack of perfection and poor decision-making, we're pretty spectacular.

Plymouth murderer jailed for life

Mid Devon Star:

1:15pm Friday 18th July 2014

David Wilder, aged 42 yrs from Plymouth has today been convicted of the murder of Kerry Power in Plymouth on December 14, 2013.

James saddles up to raise money for research into sister's rare lung condition

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

James Blackburn from Silverton is gearing up for a sponsored 100-mile cycle to support his sister Helen who was diagnosed with the disease in 2008.

Children's quality of life inspired Anna to shed seven stone

Mid Devon Star:

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Anna Joyce, has lost a total of seven and a half stone, two stone of which she lost during her pregnancy - and says life at her previous size was not much fun.

NHS Commissioning Group tackle the financial challenges

Mid Devon Star: Still time to nominate Worcestershire NHS staff for award

12:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Providers are working with Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group tackle the financial challenges facing the NHS.

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