Man seriously injured in Crediton collision

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 07/13/2015 - 10:21am

A driver sustained life-threatening injuries following a single-vehicle collision on the A377 at Crediton on Saturday night (10 July).

Emergency services were called around 10.50pm after the silver Peugeot 206 Estate left the road near Hookway Cross and struck a granite post and trees.

The 41-year-old male driver from Crediton sustained serious head and chest injuries which were described as life-threatening.

He was taken to Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital and later transferred to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth where he remains in a serious condition.


Fine Music in Crediton

Authored by lowton11
Posted: Sun, 07/05/2015 - 5:51pm

The programme for The Music Makers’ next concert, on Tuesday 21st July (the 9th of the series) could be the most impressive yet in terms of both musical works and musicianship. A great work of historic chamber music, Johannes Brahms’ Piano Quintet (for piano and string quartet, composed in 1864) is the main feature of a programme including a Haydn string quartet and a set of songs by Gustav Mahler. The Music Makers’ concerts offer an opportunity to hear a wide range of music, usually involving the modern grand piano at Crediton Congregational Church – and ranging from historic classical to...

Appeal after child hit by car in Crediton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a child was seriously injured following a collision with a car in Crediton at the weekend.

The collision involving the boy, who was a pedestrian, and a blue Volkswagen Polo, happened at around 4.25pm on Saturday 13 June, on or close to the pedestrian crossing on East Street, near the junction with Church Street.

The boy was taken by air ambulance to Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, with serious leg injuries and minor head injuries.

He has been transferred to Bristol Children’s Hospital where he is described as being in a...

Michelmores raises £650 for ELF

Authored by Michelmores
Posted: Fri, 06/12/2015 - 11:42am

The Residential Property team at Michelmores took over the Exeter Leukaemia Fund (ELF) shop in Crediton on the 9th June 2015. Raising funds by selling cakes, steaming clothes and dressing the store windows the team raised £650 in one day for the charity.

The Exeter Leukaemia Fund supports families affected by blood cancers and blood disorders across the South West by providing compassionate, tailored support in the Yarty ward at the RD&E where around 400 patients are treated each week.

Karen Eagle, an Associate in the Residential Property team, said: 'I would like...

Crediton firm recruits following growth investment

The installation of a new press at Hedgerow Print in Crediton represents the largest single investment in the Company’s 26-year history.

The new Komori LS529 press significantly increases the Company’s capacity as it runs at more than twice the speed of the previous press. The built-in UV ink and lamp system, dries sheets as they leave the press, further increasing the speed of production.

Having been voted UK Environment Focused Printing Firm of the Year in 2014, the Company’s environmental credentials will now be further enhanced, as they no longer need to use spray...

Moose International lunch

Authored by Newshound
Posted: Wed, 06/10/2015 - 11:50am

Over 40 members of Moose International from Crediton, Exmouth, Teignmouth, Taunton, Tiverton and WheatleyLodge in Exeter are pictured at their lunch at Downes Crediton Golf Club.

After lunch, the Governor of the Wheatley Lodge, Brian Gould, thanked Mayor of Crediton Frank Letch for a fascinating talk on REACH and his lifestyle.

Mr Letch demonstrated how he does everything with his feet as he has no arms.

A cheque for £150 was presented to Mr Letch for REACH.

Annual Flower Festival 'Music for the Moment'

Event Date: 
30/05/2015 - 10:30am to 04/06/2015 - 5:00pm
Crediton Parish Church

The theme of our annual flower festival at Crediton Parish Church is ‘Music for the Moment’.

Enjoy some magical musical moments interpreted in eye-catching floral arrangements – romantic, celebratory - with lots of rhythm! A major fundraising event towards the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of this fine 15th century Grade 1 listed building, Crediton is thought by some to be one of the finest parish churches of its kind in Devon.

The floral exhibition takes place Saturday May 30th – Thursday 4th June from 10.30am to 7 pm, except Sunday 11am to 6pm. and Thursday 10.30am -5pm...

Veitch Penny looks to next 85 years in Crediton

After 85 years in Crediton law firm Veitch Penny LLP is looking to the future and making plans to ensure the firm’s continued presence in the town.

The firm has recently bolstered the number of legal staff in its Crediton office and will now be able to offer a greater number of services from here.

Civil litigation partner Catherine Rosewell has relocated to the Crediton office from Exeter. Catherine, who was promoted to partner in 2013 will be available to assist both individuals and business owners to resolve legal disputes. She will also be working alongside Managing...

Helmores showcases Devon homes in London

Authored by Stacy Hill
Posted: Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:45am

Helmores, a Crediton based estate agent, located on the high street, are taking over The National Property Centre in Park Lane, London, on 13th March to showcase their Devon homes to city dwellers hoping to relocate and buy a slice of country living. The event will give high exposure to clients in the heart of London and is the perfect opportunity for local sellers to get their property in front of the lucrative London market.

The National Property Centre is situated in the high-end business district of Mayfair, close to Marble Arch and Oxford Street. For one day Helmores will...

Family pay tribute to death crash boy

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 03/03/2015 - 11:07am

The family of Samuel Crocker, who died following a road traffic collision, have paid tribute to him.

Samuel's family said: "On Saturday afternoon our life was turned upside down when our darling Samuel was knocked down while on his way to visit his friend.

“Later that night the bright light that was Samuel was extinguished.

"We all miss our little 'mole' so much and can't begin to imagine how we move on from the devastating situation we are in now.

"Someone so small has left a massive hole that can never be filled, but he will always be remembered for his...