Help Sue raise money for brain tumour research in Phil’s memory

I’m sharing Sue Uglow’s Just Giving page so that you can help if you’d like to. Many of you in and around Bude will know that Sue’s husband, Phil, passed […]

More info brain ..Phil U..

A39 closed following crash

Expect big delays, as between Higher Clovelly in North Devon and Kilkhampton , the A39 is closed in both directions. Traffic is obviously very slow due to a serious accident […]

More info A39Devon ..

Coastal deaths – fight your instincts

New research commissioned by the RNLI has revealed that nearly half (49%) of people in the south-west would follow a potentially life-threatening instinct if they fell unexpectedly into the water. The […]

More info RNLI

Be Informed

Sgt Pepper’s at 50 – the greatest thing you ever heard or just another album?

Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band : is this the best popular music has to offer? Paul Townsend, flickr, CC BY Liam Viney, The University of Queensland; Adam Behr, Newcastle […]

More info Beatle..

Roger Moore: the last gentleman hero

Rohan McWilliam, Anglia Ruskin University Sir Roger Moore, who died on May 23, never took himself very seriously as an actor. Nor did most critics. Outside of the Bond fanboy […]

More info Roger ..

This is the Place: how a poem gave voice to Manchester’s grief

John Gardner, Anglia Ruskin University In the midst of the pain, the capacity of poetry to connect with people was illustrated by Tony Walsh. Walsh’s poem “This is the Place”, […]

More info Manche..

Be Inspired

Your dog has a better memory than a chimpanzee

Claudia Uller, Kingston University Any dog owner will tell you how smart they think their dog is. What we usually think of as smartness in dogs is measured or observed […]

More info dogs

Be Nostalgic

For Holocaust Memorial Day

The story of an Englishman in Auschwitz Andy Pearce, UCL On January 21 1943, an Englishman, his Dutch wife, and their two-year-old son, arrived at the so-called “Altejudenrampe”, the old […]

More info Auschw..Holoca..