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The Budehaven Cooking Demo at #BudeForFood Festival

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in #bigupbude, Bude, Events, Features, Food and Drink, Young People | 0 comments

The Budehaven Cooking Demo at #BudeForFood Festival

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#Bude Food Festival – Take 1

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in #bigupbude, Bude, Christmas/festivals, Events, Features, Food and Drink | 0 comments

#Bude Food Festival – Take 1

Well, I was there shortly after 10am and the place was already buzzing. I was still loitering around at 2pm and the place was heaving. It was mega busy and I gather last night’s entertainment was also excellent, so it can already be said that the Bude Food Festival has been a big success in terms of numbers and quality. I was briefly involved with the Committee in the first few weeks and saw then the passion, drive and determination to make the event succeed. Since then, the team have put tons (and I mean tons) of effort and time (and...

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Vehicle Tax Changes

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Features | 1 comment

Vehicle Tax Changes

From 1 October 2014, the paper tax disc will no longer need to be displayed on a vehicle. If you have a tax disc with any months left to run after this date, then it can be removed from the vehicle and destroyed. This includes customers with a Northern Ireland address, however they will still need to display their MoT disc. You can apply online to tax or SORN your vehicle using your 16 digit reference number from your vehicle tax renewal reminder (V11 or V85/1) or 11 digit reference number from your log book (V5C) What this means to you To...

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Bude for Food Festival

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in #bigupbude, Bude, Charities, Education, Features, Food and Drink, Young People | 0 comments

Bude for Food Festival

Well, it’s here, time to #BigUpBude. Was chatting to Fionagh Harding and Ali Beech earlier (they were polite enough to chat despite being madly, madly busy) and also with Spencer Thorn – the book stand is looking good. Well done to the team of Richard and Fionagh Harding, Ali Beech, Jamies Stevenson, Claire Roberts, Lara Trewin, Sally Gostick, Gavin Warland and Fran Parody-Candea. Also a mention to behind the scenes man, Rob Wilcox for his continued work on the website. Loads and loads of hard work, effort, innovation and...

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Eden Project Oct Beer Fest

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in Charities, Cornwall, Eden Project, Events, Features, Food and Drink | 0 comments

Eden Project Oct Beer Fest

The Eden Project’s beer festival is to return for its second year on Saturday October 4 with a line-up of top tipples from around the UK. The festival is part of a week dedicated to drinks both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. The week rounds off Eden’s Harvest festival, which started on September 6 and has featured a collection of top celebrity chefs. A weekend dedicated to chillis starts on Saturday (September 20) and a week-long festival of baobab, the delicious African superfruit, runs fromSeptember 22-28. The beer festival will feature a...

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Lib Dems Plan Cornish Assembly Campaign

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in Cornwall, Features, Politics | 0 comments

Lib Dems Plan Cornish Assembly Campaign

Following the outcome of the independence referendum in Scotland, Lib Dems have been quick off the mark and will gather in Bodmin next week to plan their campaign for new powers for Cornwall. Liberal Democrats have already voted for Cornwall to benefit from a devolved Assembly, with powers similar to those enjoyed in Wales, at their most recent national conference in York.  They have agreed to seek a ‘Devolution Enabling Act’, giving Cornwall the chance to take law-making powers from Westminster.  The commitment features in the party’s recent...

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