3 days of live music at Penstowe

If you remember the likes of Focus (Dutch band, Hocus Pocus, Sylvia, etc) and Wishbone Ash, check out the Bude Blues Festival website here.

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Is your chimney ready?

It’s already cold and colder is expected, so are you sure your chimney is clean and ready to light? Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Serviceise reminding everyone to check […]

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Wanted – Suffolk man in Devon & Cornwall

Police are appealing for help to trace a 36-year-old man from Ipswich who is wanted by Suffolk Police and believed to be in the Newquay area. Marc Nicholls is wanted […]

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Will we get snow?

Just checked Netweather and it looks like there may be snow ahead. Fast forward to Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd March and snow is likely. However, Accuweather suggests it will be […]

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Bude and Beyond - Be Informed

How you type with your smartphone can reveal your age – here’s why it matters

Two thumb typing. Shutterstock Tom Page, Nottingham Trent University When computers hit the mainstream, the older guy in the office would always be sniggered at when bashing away on his […]

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Explaining coprophagy – why do dogs eat their own poo?

Shutterstock Jacqueline Boyd, Nottingham Trent University Dogs are scavengers. As many dog owners know to their cost, dogs often have a penchant for things that we find less than palatable. […]

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Teenagers aren’t reading enough tough books – here’s why they should worry

Shutterstock. Keith Topping, University of Dundee We may be living in the digital age, but reading books is still a big part of growing up. And the books that young […]

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Bude and Beyond - Be Inspired

Be inspired to take a course…

It’s that time of year when sometimes you just want to curl up at home, or you want to be out but feel a need to learn something, DO something. […]

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Bude and Beyond - Be Nostalgic

From builder to coffin maker. Interview with Bude’s Bryan Adams

As part of an  interview with  local resident , Bryan Adams,  I learned how  Bryan gained an apprenticeship at Pethicks the building company in Bude. They had an interesting arm […]

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