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.

Serious accident in Tiverton; air ambulance on scene

Mid Devon Star:

6:21pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A CASUALTY has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition following a crash on the A361, Tiverton.

Bringing the world's best thinkers to Exeter

Mid Devon Star: Bill Gates: Eradication pledge

8:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

Inspired by the TED conference, where some of the world’s best thinkers and doers from Bill Gates to Sting give the talk of their lives, Exeter will play host to an inspiring event, challenging us to be informed by the past and explore how we can shape the world in the future.

PHOTOS: Premier Sport days at Tiverton Youth Centre

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Tiverton Youth Centre and Premier Sport have been laying on a series of multisports days for kids between 5 and 12 years, encouraging them to stay fit and healthy during the holidays.

Donate unwanted items

Mid Devon Star:

2:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

British Heart Foundation (BHF) shops are urging South West locals to donate bags full of unwanted items to their local BHF shop to Bag it. Beat it.

High-tech opening

Mid Devon Star: Image for Lasyl Audio Visual Centre

12:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

FitzPro Ltd, which supplies audio-visual solutions to help businesses save time, money and the environment, has opened its new premises on Tiverton’s Business Park.

James battles the elements to support sister

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

James Blackburn lined up alongside more than 80,000 other competitors for the Ride London-Surrey event on behalf of the charity LAM Action. He completed the race in 05:25:20.

Morrisons extend opening hours in Mid Devon

Mid Devon Star: BANNED: Morrisons has had an advert for its burgers barred

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Stores in Tiverton and Crediton has extended their due to further demand from local shoppers.

Fish and chip van fire in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star:

8:17pm Friday 15th August 2014

FIRE crews responded to a mobile fish and chip van fire in Tiverton this afternoon.

Statistics reveal huge drop in Jobseekers claimants in Mid Devon

Mid Devon Star: JobCentre move strengthens role of Ealing Hub among ex-offenders

9:00am Friday 15th August 2014

In July 2013, 752 people in the region were claiming Jobseekers allowance in the region - but fast forward 12 months and that figure has tumbled to 480, a fall of 272.

Blundell's announces "outstanding" A Level results

Mid Devon Star:

11:16am Thursday 14th August 2014

26 pupils at the Tiverton school gained at least one A* and 31 pupils gained AAB or better, from a year group of 83.

Two book deals for Tiverton author

Mid Devon Star: AMY Sparkes and her book, Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo

4:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Amy Sparkes has been offered a two-book deal with Random House and another two-book deal with Egmont for her picture books.

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.

Mayor thanks volunteers for clean-up work

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Cllr Sue Griggs has thanked volunteers for their “brilliant work” in tidying up the town and says the reaction to her 'Tidy Tiverton' scheme has been “pretty positive.”

Variety Show: The Grand Finale

Mid Devon Star: What's On module top link image

12:18pm Friday 1st August 2014

AN entertainment-packed variety show is on at Tiverton Town FC on Saturday August 9.

Exeter professor takes African pupils on a scientific journey, from the Rubik’s Cube to the building blocks of the universe

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

The consultation comes following councillors' concerns at the number of renewable energy planning applications being submitted and lack of consistent advice against which to assess landscape impacts.

Tiverton opticians save man's vision

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Tiverton man praises a local optician for helping to save his sight.

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

Grass fire at school in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star: Woman freed from car as firefighters stage first of three walkouts

8:17pm Sunday 27th July 2014

FIRE crews were called to a blaze at Blundells School, in Blundells Road, Tiverton, at 4.30pm today, Sunday, July 27.

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.

Courageous Jasmine to openRace for Life

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Schoolgirl from Crediton who has survived leukaemia will sound an air horn to start Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Exeter this Sunday, July 27.

Volunteers needed at Age UK

Mid Devon Star: Pharmacies join drive on age benefits

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

AGE UK is recruiting trustees who are dedicated to volunteering and improving the lives of elderly people and carers.

FORCE to offer services at mid Devon Show

Mid Devon Star: A PRIZE bull and handler gets ready for the Grand Parade.

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Local cancer charity that launched its first programme of outreach support in Tiverton earlier this year, will be offering its services at the Mid Devon Show on Saturday.

Achievements honoured at Blundell's

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Blundell's marked their achievements in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at a celebration evening at the school recently.

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