Complaints against the police

It seems that Devon & Cornwall Police receive a fair number of complaints. The Force said they welcome yesterday’s IPCC release focusing on the national complaints statistics for England and […]

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BBC apologises to Bude (Cornwall)

You will by now be aware of the mistake the BBC made by saying that Bude is in Devon. Here’s the video of the mistake the reporter made while reporting […]

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Why hotels are losing customers…

As Bude has many hotels, this info may be useful. It seems hotels are losing customers because they aren’t using the most effective marketing messages for their ratings, according to […]

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Launceston man jailed for murder

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: A 28-year-old man has been jailed for 17 years after beating his acquaintance to death in a ‘furious assault’ at a Launceston flat earlier this […]

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Bude and Beyond - Be Informed

Tobacco-smoke residue that lingers in furniture, curtains and house dust can still be harmful

ESB Professional/Shutterstock Jacqueline Hamilton, University of York Mice exposed to household fabrics contaminated with third-hand tobacco smoke showed changes in biological markers of health after only one month, a recent […]

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Causes of death over the last 100 years have changed dramatically

One outcome of the Bude at War event was that I felt gratitude, not only for all those involved in organising the event, and given the realities of the history, […]

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No future: young carers are sacrificing ambitions to look after loved ones

shutterstock. Oonagh Robison, University of Glasgow There are around 700,000 young carers across the UK looking after a parent or a family member. In Glasgow, these young people make up […]

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Bude and Beyond - Be Inspired

Do you have a novel in you?

Or a short story? Or a feature? Or an article? Or a blog? Given so many people want to write, but so few actually manage to do it, I’m  running some […]

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Bude and Beyond - Be Nostalgic

A chat with Len Tozer

Many of you will know retired geography teacher, Len Tozer, who used to work at Budehaven School.  Recently, we enjoyed a long chat (Len can talk for England which is […]

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