Injuries unit set for summer launch

Mid Devon Star: A&E visits in Worcestershire down but admissions up

3:08pm Sunday 20th April 2014

PEOPLE in Tiverton and the surrounding areas are to benefit from a new doctor-led minor injuries unit (MIU) set to launch in July this year.

Education Matters! celebrates 21st birthday

Mid Devon Star: Education Matters! celebrates 21st birthday

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A HALBERTON company has celebrated its 21st Birthday in style with a party at The Barge Inn.

Annual choral concert at Blundell's

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

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

BLUNDELL’S School will be giving its annual choral and orchestral concert on Thursday, April 24.

Ongoing investigation into cause of pub blaze

Mid Devon Star: Ongoing investigation into cause of pub blaze

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into the cause of a fire that left a Tiverton pub with serious structural damage.

Town brought to a standstill as pub goes up in flames

Mid Devon Star: STRIKE: Some fire engines

11:13am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A WELL-known Tiverton pub has been left seriously damaged after a large fire ripped through the building yesterday morning. 

Fire crews called to Blaze at Tiverton pub

Mid Devon Star: False alarm for fire services

1:23pm Monday 14th April 2014

FIRE crews have been called to the Twyford Inn on Bampton Street, Tiverton, following a fire.

Charity dinner raises funds for Philippines

Mid Devon Star: Charity dinner raises funds for Philippines

2:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A CHARITY dinner in Tiverton has raised £1230 for the relief effort in the Philippines.

Balloon festival to return this summer

Mid Devon Star: Balloon festival to return this summer

12:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

BALLOONS, bands and a bundle of entertainment will be on offer at Tiverton Balloon and Music Festival.

Hemyock couple celebrate 70 years of marriage

Mid Devon Star: Hemyock couple celebrate 70 years of marriage

8:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

AS children, they lived less than a mile from one another.

Walk under the stars for Hospiscare

Mid Devon Star: Walk under the stars for Hospiscare

2:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

MID Devon charity Hospiscare is calling on mums, daughters and groups of friends to take part in their annual Starlight Walk.

Young farmers bury time capsule to commemorate 80 year anniversary

Mid Devon Star: SPENCER Popham (ex-member of Culm Valley YFC), Colin Popham (ex-member), Michelle Batting (Culm Valley YFC treasurer), Emily Vallis (Culm Valley YFC secretary) and Ollie Reed (Culm Valley YFC chairman).

12:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

DEVON Young Farmers will be burying a time capsule tomorrow (Saturday) to commemorate the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs’ 80th anniversary.

Silverton application for 'neighbourhood area'

Mid Devon Star: Devon County Council publish list of school affected by teachers strike on Thursday

10:00am Friday 11th April 2014

SILVERTON Parish Council has applied to be designated a ‘neighbourhood area’ in advance of producing a neighbourhood plan.

Gatting pitches in on cricket clear-up

Mid Devon Star: ASHES BOOST: Mike Gatting

12:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

FORMER England captain Mike Gatting put blood, sweat and tears into Heathcoat Cricket Club last year . . . and is urging others to follow suit ahead of the new season.

Grand vision for libraries

Mid Devon Star: Cutting edge: Oak Farm library in Hillingdon

12:06pm Sunday 6th April 2014

THE libraries in Tiverton and Crediton could be turned into community ‘Devon Centres’ as part of the county council’s attempts to save £1.5million.

Further success for Tiverton author Amy

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

8:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

TIVERTON children's author Amy Sparkes is enjoying further literary success after being shortlisted for two more book prizes.

Where did you get that hat? Easter Bonnets at Wilcombe Primary School

Mid Devon Star: Where did you get that hat? Easter Bonnets at Wilcombe Primary School

12:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

WHERE did you get that hat?

Wyndham Singers perform for 'Sense'

Mid Devon Star: Wyndham Singers perform for 'Sense'

6:00pm Monday 31st March 2014

KENTISBEARE-based singing group 'The Wyndham Singers' celebrated another very successful fund raising year by handing over a cheque for £7,200 to the Exeter branch of 'Sense.'

Lilian’s fundraising fun: teen organises fundraising dog show

Mid Devon Star: Lilian’s fundraising fun: teen organises fundraising dog show

3:33pm Monday 31st March 2014

AN animal-loving teenager from Uplowman is organising her own fun dog show to raise funds for the homeless cats and dogs cared for by Blue Cross pet charity.

Howdenjones at Old Heathcoat School Community

Mid Devon Star: Howdenjones at Old Heathcoat School Community

3:08pm Monday 31st March 2014

KATE and Paul are musicians who continue travelling all over the country playing at Village Halls and Community Venues - and they are coming to Old Heathcoat School Community Centre on April 26. 

Hospiscare look for Shining Stars

Mid Devon Star: Hospiscare look for Shining Stars

3:06pm Monday 31st March 2014

MID Devon charity Hospiscare is calling on the ladies across Exeter, mid and east Devon to get the girls together and get sponsored to walk 12k for their local hospice.

Happy Puzzle Day at Hemyock Primary School

Mid Devon Star: Happy Puzzle Day at Hemyock Primary School

10:00am Monday 31st March 2014

A HAPPY Puzzle Day at Hemyock Primary School made learning Maths fun.

Mid Devon District Council calls for patience as bin collection changes made

Mid Devon Star: Mid Devon District Council calls for patience as bin collection changes made

8:00am Monday 31st March 2014

MID Devon District Council has asked for patience as they go about reorganising the region's recycling and rubbish collection rounds, in a bid to make them more efficient and reduce costs.

Preschool Easter bingo

Mid Devon Star: Big Cash Bingo

8:00am Monday 31st March 2014

CULLOMPTON Preschool are hoping for a full house at their Easter Bingo event on April 1.

Museum joins Twitter craze

Mid Devon Star: Image for Venue Sports and Music Bar

4:00am Monday 31st March 2014

TIVERTON Museum joined hundreds of other cultural institutions across the UK and Europe in getting involved in the Museum Week - the latest Twitter trend.

Scout hut to be revamped thanks to Rotary Club donation

Mid Devon Star: Scout hut to be revamped thanks to Rotary Club donation

6:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

PRESIDENT of the Exe Valley Rotary Club, Martin Stevens presenting a cheque for £500 to Keith Cleeve, chairman of Halberton Scout HQ Improvements Committee.

Big 'moo've' for Tiverton farmer

Mid Devon Star: Big 'moo've' for Tiverton farmer

6:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

A MID-Devon farmer is making a ‘moo’ve into the 21st Century, thanks to funding from NatWest and the bank’s dedicated asset finance division Lombard.

Get Involve-d

Mid Devon Star: Get involve-d in voluntary project

6:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

WOULD you like to help people seeking work get the most out of computing?

Small business workshop in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star: Nicola Burt-Skinner is visiting Downing Street to promote Small Business Saturday

6:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

SMALL businesses and the self-employed in Mid Devon can get free help with their accounts and Universal Tax Credits from a free workshop in Tiverton.

Rotary club charity collections raise £1,176

Mid Devon Star: The charity collection tins the gang used

6:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

EXE Valley Rotary Club has raised £1,176 for Marie Curie Cancer care’s Great Daffodil Appeal.

Walkers take on the Hilly Jurassic Coast for Hospiscare

Mid Devon Star: Hospiscare Open Event

5:02pm Sunday 30th March 2014

MID Devon charity Hospiscare are looking for people to take on a hilly challenge this July.

Concert band in charity gig

Mid Devon Star: FUNDRAISER: Tim Chu, who is half of the Simon and Garfunkel tribute band

4:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

TIVERTON Concert Band put on a varied spring concert last Saturday (March 22) to raise money for Air for Samburu, a farming charity started by East Anstey dairy farmer Richard Gibson.

Science day for girls

Mid Devon Star: Science day for girls

10:00am Sunday 30th March 2014

GIRLS from a Tiverton Primary School travelled to Gloucestershire to take part in a science day at Westonbirt School.

Councillor warns against Hartnoll Farm proposals

Mid Devon Star: Cllr Des Hannon (right) with a contractor from Jacobs at the site of the drained scetion of canal near Halberton

8:00am Sunday 30th March 2014

A MID Devon councillor has warned that proposals to build 1,100 new homes at Hartnoll Farm could be detrimental to Tiverton and Halberton.

Strong Hospiscare showing at Rock Solid Race

Mid Devon Star: Strong Hospiscare showing at Rock Solid Race

10:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

MID Devon charity Hospiscare had over 70 entrants for the Rock Solid Race earlier this month.

Steve reaches new heights for Carers Trust

Mid Devon Star: Steve reaches new heights for Carers Trust

8:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

A FORMER health and safety manager from Willand has reached new heights after completing a 5,895m climb up Mount Kiliman-jaro.

Cinema listings - Tiverton

Mid Devon Star: Cinema listings - Tiverton

4:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

Merlin Cinemas Listings for W/C Fri 28 March 2014 - Thu 3 April 2014 Our website: www.merlincinemas.co.uk Tivoli, Tiverton Times marked with a * Adults pay Concessions price (ie. 12.00*)

Burger supports Tiverton Street Pastors

Mid Devon Star: Burger supports Tiverton Street Pastors

9:00am Friday 28th March 2014

THE owners of Ali Baba’s takeaway in Tiverton have more than one reason to celebrate this month.

THE area in and around Blundell's School in Tiverton, could become a designated Conservation Area after Mid Devon District Council announced a six-week public consultation on the matter.

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

8:00am Friday 28th March 2014

THE area in and around Blundell's School in Tiverton, could become a designated Conservation Area after Mid Devon District Council announced a six-week public consultation on the matter.

Neil Parish backs school funding

Mid Devon Star: MP Neil Parish.

10:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

TIVERTON and Honiton MP, Neil Parish has welcomed the Government announcement that Devon’s schools will receive an extra £16.2million in 2015-16 to address an historic unfairness in the way education funding is allocated.

'Posh' jumble sale in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star: 'Posh' jumble sale in Tiverton

5:04pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

TAKE Note Community Choir is hosting Tiverton's first Posh Jumble Sale on March 29 in St George's Church Hall.

LEISURE: Hansel and Gretel at Tiverton Community Arts Theatre

Mid Devon Star: LEISURE: Hansel and Gretel at Tiverton Community Arts Theatre

10:00am Tuesday 25th March 2014

PRODUCTION has begun on LP Creative’s highly anticipated theatre show ‘Hansel and Gretel’ at Tiverton Community Arts Theatre.

Madeleine wows judges with cake-baking skills

Mid Devon Star: Madeleine wows judges with cake-baking skills

8:00am Tuesday 25th March 2014

A CREDITON student has beaten over 50 others in the South-West to reach the final of the Big School Cake Challenge.

FILM: The Book Thief (12A)

Mid Devon Star: Review: The Book Thief

6:00pm Monday 24th March 2014

AS tensions escalate across Second World War Europe, Liesel Meminger (Sophie Nelisse) bids a tearful farewell to her Communist mother (Heike Makatsch) and is delivered into the care of foster parents, Hans and Rosa Hubermann (Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson).

Bringing history to life at Halberton

Mid Devon Star: Bringing history to life at Halberton

8:00am Monday 24th March 2014

CLASS three children at Halberton Primary School have been making Stonehenge models this week as part of a history project.

'Kids who care' complete Rock Solid Race

10:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

STAFF at 'Kids Who Care,' the Young Carers project at Unite Carers in Mid Devon, completed the Rock Solid event at Escot Park on Saturday, raising over a thousand pounds for charity in the process.

Rugby talk raises Air Ambulance funds

Mid Devon Star: Rugby talk raises Air Ambulance funds

8:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

A GENEROUS group of Tiverton women have raised nearly £3,000 for the Devon Air Ambulance by hosting an ‘Eat, Drink and Talk Rugby’ evening at Heathcoat Cricket Club.

Grand reopening for repaired canal

Mid Devon Star: Grand reopening for repaired canal

1:30pm Thursday 20th March 2014

THE Grand Western Canal and towpath has been officially re-opened after repairs to a breached embankment caused by severe weather in the winter of 2012.

Woman removed from car in hedge in Tiverton

Mid Devon Star: Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

8:57pm Sunday 16th March 2014

A WOMAN had to be removed from a car which had ended up in a hedge in Tiverton today (March 16).

Seafront huts order

Mid Devon Star: Beach huts cordoned off after woman taken ill

4:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

THE Wooden Workshop in Bampton has wonacontract to build 18 huts for Bournemouth seafront after it was battered by the recent storms.

Rotary Club quiz

Mid Devon Star: StarWalker Red Gold Metal fountain pen, Mont Blanc

2:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

TIVERTON Rotary Club is to raise money for a charity that provides aid to countries hit by disaster by staging a quiz night.






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