Enquiries continue after Body found on M5, near Willand

Mid Devon Star:

2:03pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ENQUIRIES are continuing into the death of a 25-year-old man whose body was found on the main carriageway of the M5, near Willand.

Fears for region's roads

Mid Devon Star: Parkway

3:42pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Tiverton councillor speaks out over budget cuts

Ellie's iPod prize

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A QUEEN Elizabeth's pupil was given a huge surprise in an assembly when she was presented with an iPod nano.

Tiverton Dramatic Society presents 'Accidents and Guarding Angels' at the New Hall

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

The comedy is set in funeral director’s Reeper Funeral Services, run by George Reeper and his daughter Vera.

Fashion and gifts event

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Age UK Mid Devon is to stage a charity Fashion and Gifts Evening on Thursday, November 6, at the Tiverton Hotel, following the success of last year’s event.

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.

Beat Your Depression For Good - Book Launch

Mid Devon Star:

2:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

A WILLAND author, whose latest release presents depression sufferers with a solution, says her book can help people find their ‘real selves’.

porting Gun valuation days hope to trigger off great discoveries in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star: Judge/auction  hammer (8191241)

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

SPORTING gun specialist Gavin Gardiner is visiting Sotheby’s office in Tiverton to give advice and free auction valuations on all types of sporting guns and rifles, both modern and vintage.

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.

A little bit of peace and choir for high school teachers

Mid Devon Star:

1:23pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

STAFF at Tiverton High School have been making the most of their time away from the classroom . . . by taking part in lunchtime choir rehearsals.

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

Time to boss the opposition as Tiverton golfer records hole-in-one

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

A TIVERTON golfer has been celebrating after scoring a hole-in-one during a recent club competition.

Traffic delays in Tiverton following accident

Mid Devon Star: Councillor probes accident tragedy after woman, 28, dies in car smash

9:59am Friday 10th October 2014

THE A396 Great Western Way, in Tiverton, is partially blocked following an accident.

Young talent at folk club

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Friday 10th October 2014

‘EXCEPTIONAL’ and ‘special’ are not uncommon words used in describing the talented performers Bradninch Folk Club has had the privilege of hosting.

Arabian Nights comes to Huntsham Court

Mid Devon Star: Hospital fundraiser at Huntsham Court

12:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

HUNTSHAM Court has announced details of its latest and most exotic Supper Club.

Tiverton golfer records elusive hole-in-one

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Angela Short, 64, scored her ace on the 115-yard, par-three fourth at Tiverton GC, and the 21-handicapper was rewarded with membership of the exclusive BOSS Watches H1 Club and a specially-commissioned, commemorative timepiece.

All Party Parliamentary Group for Eggs, Pigs and Poultry holds evidence sessions on Antibiotics, Animal Welfare and Planning

Mid Devon Star: MP Neil Parish.

8:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

TIVERTON MP Neil Parish - who is also chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Eggs, Pigs and Poultry - has announced that the Group will be holding oral evidence sessions at the Houses of Parliament as part of an inquiry into the responsible use of antibiotics in livestock farming.

Free Planning Seminar for Crediton Farmers and Landowners

Mid Devon Star: HORSE ATTACK: Farmer Ron Colledge with Chanelle, a horse from White Lea Farm, Easington, that has been slashed on the back. Picture: TOM BANKS. (10256720)

4:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

FARMERS and landowners in Crediton and the surrounding area are invited to a free seminar hosted by local chartered accountancy firm Simpkins Edwards at which they can learn about farm planning and opportunities raised by permitted development rights.

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.

Police warning over Crediton burglaries

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

CREDITON Neighbourhood Policing Team is urging people to remain vigilant after several burglaries in rural areas over the past week.

Tiverton resident Chloe Carter embarks on an inspirational trip with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Chloe Carter, 13, took part in the trip with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, along with 16 other young people aged eight to 18 in recovery from cancer.

Silverton couple bring up 65th wedding anniversary

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

Frank and Margaret Sutton, aged 88 and 83 respectively, reached their landmark blue sapphire anniversary with a family meal.

PHOTOS: Natural disaster day at Halberton Primary School

Mid Devon Star:

9:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

FIRES, floods and earthquakes crashed through Halberton Primary School as pupils took part in a ‘natural disaster day’ on Wednesday.

At least 6,000 homes in the South West escaped deadly gas incidents in the last year

Mid Devon Star: Clacton gas explosion

4:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

TO mark the start of Gas Safety Week (15 – 21 September), new research released today has revealed at least 6,000 homes across the South West have escaped deadly gas incidents, such as explosions, fires and carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, in the last year.

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.

Willand villagers revolt over potential housing development

Mid Devon Star:

6:01pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Petition with over 1,000 signatures says resounding NO to housing plans which would turn Willand into town

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.

Morrisons launches new Academy of Food in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star:

5:42pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

NEW resource available for Tiverton’s pupils and teachers

Queen Elizabeth's pupils at Devon Literature Festival

Mid Devon Star:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A DIFFERENT world was on offer to almost 70 young people from Queen Elizabeth's, Crediton, when they took part in a special event organised by a Devon Literature Festival.

Ceremony ahead of Crediton Link Road opening

Mid Devon Star:

5:31pm Monday 29th September 2014

A SPECIAL ceremony will be held at Crediton’s new £8.5 million link road on Wednesday (1 October) ahead of its opening.

Dahlicious day at Tidcombe Primary School

Mid Devon Star:

5:27pm Monday 29th September 2014

TIDCOMBE Primary School went Dahlicious last week as the children attempted short stories of their own, inspired by author Roald Dahl.

Tiverton jobs and apprenticeships fair coming soon

Mid Devon Star: MP Neil Parish.

4:44pm Monday 29th September 2014

TIVERTON MP Neil Parish is holding the Mid Devon Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair on Friday, October 3 at Tiverton High School - in association with the National Apprenticeship Service and Jobs Centre Plus.

Tiverton housebuilder gives Bampton schoolchildren sporting chance

Mid Devon Star:

4:46pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

CHILDREN at Bampton Primary School are pictured wearing their smart new sport kit.

Update on Crediton Hospital at Tuesday night's council meeting

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

DR Joe Mayes will give Crediton town councillors an update on the future of the town’s hospital at tomorrow night’s (Tuesday's) full council meeting at 7pm in the council chamber in Market Street.

Tiverton Amateur Operatic Society promise "a classic musical" with Half A Sixpence

Mid Devon Star:

4:12pm Friday 19th September 2014

TIVERTON Amateur Operatic Society’s latest show, the musical Half A Sixpence, comes to the New Hall from next Monday to Saturday.

Applecart brings 'i am Mark' to Exeter

12:16pm Friday 19th September 2014

AN explosive new production casting Jesus as a rebel leader, and featuring a terrorist strapping a bomb to himself, is set to challenge traditional church goers when it opens this weekend.

Fight to 'keep Willand as a village' in face of potential 344-homes development

Mid Devon Star:

11:46am Friday 19th September 2014

THE village of Willand could be turned into a town if a potential development of 344 homes goes ahead, protesters fear.

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.

Dementia care campaign celebrates first birthday

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE campaign to improve the lives of people with dementia, and their carers and families, in Crediton is celebrating its first anniversary this week.

Connor's a Tough Mudder

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

HepcoMotion, sponsored one of its employees, Connor Gowen, in his entry to the Tough Mudder 2014 event in North West England on August 16 and 17.

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. 

Unattended cooking leads to fire at home in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star:

5:13pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TWO Tiverton fire crews were sent to deal with a fire at a home in the town today.

New Conservation Area in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star: Old Blundell's School in Tiverton, now owned by the National Trust.

4:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Following public consultation in April and May 2014, the Blundell's Conservation Area was adopted by Full Council on September 3 and is the 51st in the District.

Train station festival back for another season

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TIVERTON Parkway train station will be transformed into a live music venue once again this year, as the Two Moors Festival's mini concerts series returns to the station's ticket office for another season.

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.

NFU continue support for Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust

Mid Devon Star: Otley Show secretary Janet Raw with Evie Mitchell – on William D – and  an instructor at the Elisabeth Svendsen Trust For Children And Donkeys' Leeds Centre

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

AS part of NFU Mutual's ongoing commitment to the safety and wellbeing of horses, the rural insurer's office in Crediton will be opening its doors to anyone who is able to donate much-needed equipment to the Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust.

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