A FOOL and his hard-earned money are soon parted and in 2008, many of us turned out to be unwitting fools when the mortgage crisis in America catalysed the collapse of financial institutions, resulting in an ice age of global austerity that has yet to thaw.
SISTERS (15) 118 mins. Starring Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Ike Barinholtz, James Brolin, Dianne Wiest and Madison Davenport
MAGIC MIKE XXL (15) 115 mins) Starring Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Adam Rodriguez and Kevin Nash APART from the tease in the title of this pelvis-thrusting sequel, Gregory Jacobs’ third feature is longer and showier than the original.
FOUR pupils from Blundell’s School in Tiverton are celebrating after being offered places at Oxford and Cambridge universities.
TIVERTON'S Comedy Hall is set to get Christmas started party style with its last show of the year.
MARK Morriss, former frontman with The Bluetones and now an established solo singer/songwriter, is coming to The Rose and Crown, at Calverleigh.
UK based Canadian Tom Stade ponders life’s timeless questions in his hilarious new show ‘Decisions Decisions...’, part of his UK tour stopping off at Comedy Hall, Tiverton, next Friday, September 26.
A BLACK comedy set in a funeral directors is coming to The New Hall, Tiverton, next month.
FAMILIES are expected to pour into Willand Village Hall this Saturday, September 20, for the sixth Culm Valley Model Railway Show.
POWERFUL harmonies, skilled musicianship and brilliant arrangements – expect all these and more when singer-songwriters Kate Howden and Paul Jones come to Clayhidon parish hall on September 26.
KIDS have a chance to go wild with activity days in Hemyock this Easter half term.
A LEISURE centre in Crediton is undergoing a dramatic transformation and a state-of-the-art sports facility is on the way.
STAND-UP comedian Stephen K Amos will appear at Exeter Corn Exchange on Wednesday, November 20, with his new show, The Spokesman.
ROLES as extras in a British comedy crocodilehorror movie in Somerset is up for grabs.
EXETER Philharmonic Choir is getting in the groove for Will Todd’s Mass in Blue performance tomorrow (Saturday).
TICKETS to see Jon Richardson when he comes to Tiverton next month sold out in just 24 hours.
MAD Dog Mcrea will be playing at The New Hall in Barrington Street, Tiverton, on December 13.
THE Christmas Lights switch on this year in Tiverton is on Saturday, November 23 and is a Lights’n’Lantern celebration.
THE Winkleigh Singers’ 13th Christmas concert is on Saturday, December 21, at 7.30pm.
X FACTOR star Barclay Beales will be entertaining at a Fundraising Charity Banquet Night at the Ganges Indian restaurant, Bampton Street, Tiverton, on Monday, November 11, from 7pm.
AN enterprising group of wedding suppliers in Mid Devon have come together to help bride and grooms-to-be organise their special day.
AS one of the most celebrated rock bands of a generation they have sold over ten million albums worldwide, and toured with Freddie Mercury, David Bowie and Mick Jagger.
VIBRANT young theatre company Creative Cow brings its latest production, Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor, to Exeter’s New Theatre from Thursday, October 31, until Saturday, November 2.
EXPERIENCE a great half-term day out at the Devon Railway Centre at Bickleigh.
ALL Fired Up Again, a multiartist exhibition of kiln-formed glasswork, is on at the Redearth Gallery in Bickleigh.
SWING jazz musicians Maxine Green and Charlie Hearnshaw are playing at the Frou Frou restaurant in Tiverton on Hallowe’en.
FANCY dress is optional at a Hallowe’en party at Tiverton Town Football Club next Thursday, October 31.
YOUNGSTERS can create Hallowe’en and Christmas-themed crafts at a session at Tiverton Museum this half-term.
BENEDICT Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller star in a special theatre-to-cinema screening of Frankenstein in Wellington this Hallowe’en night.
A NIGHT of all-female comedy is set to cause a stir in Exeter this Saturday.
TIVERTON Operatic society, above, will be performing at the British Legion Hall, Tiverton, on Saturday, November 30, at 7.30pm, and after last year’s sell-out you should be sure to book soon.
LEGENDS of American satire Bob Newhart and Tom Lehrer are being revived tonight (Friday) with a double act celebrating their comedy.
AGE UK Mid Devon is aiming to make its 25th anniversary a year to remember.
JAKE GYLLENHAAL and Hugh Jackman star in this provocative thriller which is already garnering rave reviews.
EVERY autumn the orchards at Killerton National Trust estate near Exeter become a hive of activity with volunteers and the local community pitching in to help harvest tons of apples for pressing into award-winning cider and apple juice.
TIVERTON will be hosting a new local acoustic music night for experienced and emerging acoustic musicians to perform on Friday, October 11.
BRITISH country star, Frank Jennings, will be making a welcome return to Tiverton as he is set to perform at The Tiverton Community Arts Theatre on Saturday 28th September.
Renowned cookery writer Bethany Kehdy will sign copies of her new book, The Jewelled Kitchen, at Reapers, Bampton Street, Tiverton. It is described by the Daily Telegraph as ‘a tantalising collection of recipes inspired by the Middle East and North Africa.
AN exhibition of work by the SouthWest’s outsider artists opens at the Museum of Somerset this Saturday.
WELLINGTON Young People's Centre's Summer programme starts up on Monday, August 12.
EXPLORE the fun of trains in action with the huge range of activities for all the family at the Devon Railway Centre, Bickleigh.
STOODLEIGH’S free family dog show returns for another year on Saturday, August 3, at Vials Corner.
TIVERTON’S popular comedy club is on the hunt for good causes.
INTERNATIONAL Czech soloist soprano Hana Skarkova will perform at Blundell’s School on Saturday, July 6, with all profits going to charity.
IF you’re sick of the monotonous, drab sound of modern mainstream music, why not take a nostalgic trip back 20 years and experience all that Britrockers have to offer.
UFFCULME’S Magelake Pavilion was the setting for a superb Rock ‘n’ Real Ale Night recently.
THE Two Rivers Festival is being held at Tiverton High School shortly before the Tiverton Balloon Festival.
ONE of the country’s top Beatles tribute bands is to perform at Tiverton Golf Club in August.
CLAIRAUDIANT medium Steve Holbrook (pictured) will perform in Tiverton next month.
IF you go down to Tesco in Tiverton today unsuitably dressed, you’ll be in for a big surprise.