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.

Local knowledge inspires Scarlett's winning suggestion

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

10-year-old Scarlett Owen’s suggestion which was chosen as the winning name for Taylor Wimpey’s new development.

Crediton Air Cadets gain heart start award

Mid Devon Star:

1:24pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CADETS from the 2469 Squadron Crediton Detachment have recently taken part in, and passed, their First Aid Heart Start Course

Firefighters tackle Tiverton barn blaze

Mid Devon Star: Man rescued from flat fire after being trapped

7:26am Thursday 24th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have been tackling a barn fire through the night today, Thursday, Juky 24.

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.

The Voice star Adam Isaac pops in to judge talent contest

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

Star of BBC's 'The Voice', Adam Isaac dropped into St John's Catholic Primary School last week to judge the school's talent show

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.

School celebrates immaculate results

Mid Devon Star:

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Children and their teachers at Uplowman Primary School, Tiverton, have been celebrating after achieving immaculate results in their SATs.

Tiverton Canal Company to mark 40th birthday with Bank Holiday celebration

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Friday 18th July 2014

The celebrations, on August 25, will mark 40 years of horse-drawn barge operating along the banks of the Grand Western Canal, in the same year the canal marked its 200th birthday during a weekend of bicentenary celebrations in May.

Willand residents rescue injured bat

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Concerned residents in Willand Moor were surprised to find a small bat lying on a garden path unable to fly.

LEISURE: Tivoli, Tiverton listings

Mid Devon Star:

12:34pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Merlin Cinemas Listings for W/C Fri 18 July 2014 - Thu 24 July 2014 Our website: www.merlincinemas.co.uk

Tiverton NCS Team act to help hedgehogs

Mid Devon Star:

12:31pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Hedgehogs, whose numbers are in catastrophic decline due to loss of habitat, are being killed on our roads and by modern farming methods - this decline could see hedgehogs extinct by the year 2020.

Kris on a fast track as Troop Leader on Challenger two tanks

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

35-year-old second Lieutenant, is the first Reservist to be undertake a special fast-track recruiting process designed to provide the Army Reserve with a growing cadre of young officers who can underpin the expansion of the Reserves.

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.

Fraîch’Airs at Bradninch Folk Club

Mid Devon Star:

2:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

Music and dance from France courtesy of the group Fraîch’Airs, left, in the Castle Hotel function room on July 15, starting at 8pm

Parish backs Guide Dogs campaign

Mid Devon Star: MP Neil Parish.

12:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

Neil Parish has pledged his support for a campaign led by the charity Guide Dogs to make travelling by bus easier for people with sight loss.

Children's author signing session at crediton Bookshop

Mid Devon Star: Parents and children enjoyed reading books in the great outdoors

10:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Dame Babette, a patron of Crediton Community Bookshop, will be signing copies of her new book in the Bookshop at 100 High Street on Thursday July 17 from 3.30pm to 4.30pm.

Chemistry kids do school proud

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Students from Queen Elizabeth’s, Crediton, have been praised for entering a University of Cambridge chemistry challenge.

Dodgy in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star:

4:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

Power pop trio Dodgy are playing at the Rose & Crown in Calverleigh on Friday, August 1, at 9pm.

Adam Isaac judges St John's talent

Mid Devon Star: ADAM Isaac who was coached by the legendary Sir Tom Jones during his time on BBC One's The Voice.

12:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

BBC's The Voice star pops in to perform for children and judge annual talent show

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).

Mayor urges people of Tiverton to keep the town tidy

Mid Devon Star: Overflowing litter bins by the River Wharfe at East Holmes Field

8:00am Friday 11th July 2014

Cllr Sue Griggs says people should have more pride in where they live and not drop litter

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.

PHOTOS: Tiverton High School Prom

Mid Devon Star:

9:07am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Photos from Tiverton High School Leaver's Prom

Falls advice

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

NHS physiotherapists have been raising awareness about falls and how to prevent them among older people in Tiverton.

Charlotte makes finals of print competition

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

Charlotte Ridley-Rundle, 14, attended the Technology Pro Skills PrintIT! event with her Design & Technology teacher Phil Chudley.

Big Bang at Blundell's

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

8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

Next generation of scientists, creators and technologists in Mid Devon were rewarded for their ingenuity with a string of prizes at The Big Bang South West awards ceremony.

Mayor leads town clean-up mission

Mid Devon Star: BAGGED IT Magor brewery staff, who helped clean up the coast between Magor and Sudbrook. (6775713)

4:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

Cllr Sue Grigg will be taking to the streets on Sunday to keep the town spick and span as part of The 'Let's Keep Tiverton Tidy' campaign.

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.

Mum's condition inspires twins to tackle Kilimanjaro

Mid Devon Star:

12:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

Twins from Tiverton are aiming to raise £10,000 for the MS Society Richard and Chris Salter, 21, chose the charity as it has been a huge support to their mum, who lives with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Charity founder backs progress in Bangladesh region

Mid Devon Star:

10:00am Friday 4th July 2014

Robert Hodgson helped set up the Tiverton Sundarban Support Group in 1990 – and Tivertonians have been supporting essential development work there since.

Ruth honoured at Teaching Awards

Mid Devon Star:

8:00am Friday 4th July 2014

Ruth Dixon of Hayward’s Primary School attended the reception to celebrate winning a 2014 Pearson Teaching Award.

Anonymous donor pays for Libby's new chair after responding to Star story

Mid Devon Star:

1:48pm Monday 30th June 2014

Anonymous donor comes forward to pay for a specialist piece of equipment that will allow a little girl from Tiverton to relax free from pain.

PHOTOS: League of Friends day at Huntsham Court

Mid Devon Star: PHOTOS: League of Friends day at Huntsham Court

4:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

Charity day helped raise money for the League of Friends of Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton, at Huntsham Court near Tiverton on Wednesday.

Dodgy in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star: Acoustic artists wanted for Dodgy support slot

2:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

Power pop trio Dodgy are playing at the Rose & Crown in Calverleigh on Friday, August 1, at 9pm.

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.

Help Libby relax free from pain

Mid Devon Star: Help Libby relax free from pain

10:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

A simple piece of equipment that costs just £500 would allow a little girl from Tiverton to relax free from pain.

Blundell's Head makes the top ten

Mid Devon Star: Blundell's Head makes the top ten

8:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

Nicola Huggett, of Blundell’s School, is the only West Country head teacher to make the top ten list in the Daily Telegraph.

Special pillar of the community

Mid Devon Star: Special pillar of the community

8:00am Friday 27th June 2014

Bob Webb from Crediton is to retire after 22 years of service.

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.

Lapfrod Post Office to reopen

Mid Devon Star: The Post Office is benefitting from investment

12:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

Lapford Post Office will re-open on Monday July 7

Young farmers compete at area championships

Mid Devon Star: Young farmers compete at area championships

10:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

Farmers from across Devon travelled up to Lackham College in Wiltshire to participate in the South West Area competitions on Sunday June 15.






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