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.

Crediton energy grant to benefit local economy

Mid Devon Star: Sustainable Crediton into its seventh year

2:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

Town action group Sustainable Crediton has been allocated almost £20,000 by the Rural Community Energy Fund to develop a community-owned energy project in the town, which would see the money spent on gas electricity by people and businesses in Crediton stay in the town's economy.

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.

Crediton festival to tap into "vibrant" music scene

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Crediton Community Music Picnic 2014 takes place on September 21 at the Bandstand in Newcombes Meadow, Crediton - and event organiser Ed Rennie says the festival is a great opportunity for people to hear a range of local music in a picturesque setting.

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

Remi Harris at Hope Hall, Exeter

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

Reknowned gypsy-jazz guitarist Remi Harris will be performing at Hope Hall, Exeter on Sunday, September 7.

Community events make The Tour a cycling celebration

Mid Devon Star: Sir Bradley Wiggins cycling in a previous Tour of Britain

4:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

Community events will be held across Devon in the days leading up to and on the day of the Friends Life Tour of Britain.

'Give Gold' to Tiverton charity

Mid Devon Star: COLLECTING: Ten charities have permission.

2:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

CLIC Sargent's Tiverton charity shop is calling on shoppers to 'Give Gold' this September by donating their unwanted gold throughout Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Museum launches 'Barney's Bunch' youth club

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life has launched 'Barney's Bunch' - a new club for 2-5 year-olds, starting later this month.

Crediton booking agency to launch live music events

Mid Devon Star:

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A new live music booking agency based in Crediton will be launching a series of events at Buccaneers Bar (formerly Potters) in East Street this autumn.

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.

Fun day at Bradninch Youth Group

Mid Devon Star: Rosemary Collins at the tombola

6:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Youth Group is holding a fun day at the youth centre on September 14.

'Iranalamadingdong' at Exeter Corn Exchange

Mid Devon Star: Omid Djalili

2:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Omid Djalili's new tour show 'Iranalamadingdong' comes to Exeter Corn Exchange on October 13.

LEISURE: Tom Stade at Tiverton Comedy Hall

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Canadian comedian Tom Stade brings his unrivalled wit and irresistible charm to Tiverton Comedy Hall on September 26.

Neil Parish publishes religious slaughter report

Mid Devon Star: MP Neil Parish.

8:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

MP Neil Parish has published a report into Meat Slaughtered in Accordance with Religious Rites.

Wet weather can't dampen Canal's Bank Holiday celebrations

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Bank Holiday Monday was a day of double celebration on the water as both the Grand Western Canal and the Tiverton Canal Company marked their 200th and 40th anniversaries respectively.

Student's art on show at Coldharbour Mill

Mid Devon Star:

2:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Artwork from students at Uffculme School has been displayed at Coldharbour Mill throughout the summer as part of the Summer Art Show.

Tiverton slimmer Lucy on the awards trail

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Lucy Gilson lost 7st 4lbs with her local Slimming World group in Tiverton, to win the title of Woman of the Year 2014.

Hard work pays off for "outstanding" childminders

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Tinks Minding in Tiverton was rated as “outstanding” in a July OFSTED inspection, with the report stating that children “relish the exciting and rich experiences provided by the childminder in the inviting and well-resourced surroundings.”

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

Big breakfast takes centre stage at Cruwys Morchard YFC

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

On Saturday, September 16 from 7am until 12 noon, a whole range of breakfast options will be available at the centre - from full English to bacon or sausage sandwiches - with all proceeds going to The Devon Air Ambulance and RABI.

Beverley, the life-sized gorilla statue, arrives in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star:

5:32pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

The life-size statue, designed by Somerset-based artist Brian Sweet, was unveiled to the public on Saturday morning and was bought for £3,800 at a charity auction by the Tiverton Portas Pilot team.

STAR VIEW: Silverton sunrise

Mid Devon Star:

5:14pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

MID Devon photographer Warren Radmore captured this stunning sunrise over Silverton on Sunday morning

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.

Young at heart give golf a go

Mid Devon Star:

2:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Lloyd and Diana Yorke, who run The Young at Heart Club in Mid Devon, treated guests to a golf day at Sampford Peverell

Pick out your museum favourites

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Staff and volunteers at Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life have been asked to pick out their favourite objects in the museum as part of a new project.

Serious accident on A361

Mid Devon Star:

1:44pm Friday 22nd August 2014

EMERGENCY services are on the scene of a serious accident on the A361 near Tiverton. Diversions in operation.

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.

Blundell's School scores impressive exam results

Mid Devon Star:

2:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

The proportion of A* grades had been predicted to fall nationally but nearly 20% of results were at the top grade at the school – an increase on the previous year.

Friends Life Tour of Britain to re-visit popular locations

Mid Devon Star: Britain's Bradley Wiggins, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, rides in front of his Team Sky teammates during Stage 3 of the Tour of California cycling race Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Livermore, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). (6201

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

The 2014 edition of Britain’s most prestigious race will be the eighth time that The Tour has ventured into the county and it will re-visit some of its most popular locations from previous editions of the race.

Jenny takes on marathon challenge

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Jenny Miller, 37, is set to take on the gruelling challenge of four half-marathons in two months to raise money for a children’s cancer charity.

£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.

Jack’s back with black comedy

Mid Devon Star:

1:23pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Tiverton Dramatic Society’s latest production is a black comedy written by member Jack Williams.

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