Fears for region's roads

Mid Devon Star: Parkway

3:42pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Tiverton councillor speaks out over budget cuts

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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

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.

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.






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