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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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:

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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