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Introducing Bubba’s Baby Outlet!

Bubba’s is a mid to high end baby outlet specialising in a range of products including baby basics, toys, fashion clothing, pushchairs and much more for newborns to…

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Royal Mail Price Rises

As Royal Mail announces the latest changes to prices for stamps, parcels and redirection service, Citizens Advice has expressed concern that prices have once again risen above inflation. The national …

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Check Out Good Mud

Bude is full of good ideas, and this is the latest to Good Mud is a community growing project set up and primarily run by Andy Virgin and Sally Gostick on their land near Bude and Widemouth Bay in Cor…

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#Bideford College Ofsted Report

In their inspection of Bideford College in January, Ofsted praised the following elements:

Disabled students and those with special educational needs receive effective extra support outside of les…

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Council Tax Benefit Cuts for Victims of Bedroom Tax

Thousands of those suffering from bedroom tax payments are also facing the prospect of cuts to council tax benefits. Council Tax Advisors CIC responds to the story.

Victims of the bedroom tax may a…

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It’s Baby Business in #Whitstone

Posted by on Feb 28, 2015 in Advertorial, Businesses, Features, Whitstone | 0 comments

It’s Baby Business in #Whitstone

Introducing Bubba’s Baby Outlet! Bubba’s is a mid to high end baby outlet specialising in a range of products including baby basics, toys, fashion clothing, pushchairs and much more for newborns to pre-schoolers. Bubba’s sources merchandise from the best manufacturing units worldwide, ensuring at all times to uphold upmost quality. International stockists include Jané, Gro, Lamaze, Piccalilly, Konfidence Swimwear, Barts and several others. The company aims to provide convenient and quality retail for 0-4’s by understanding the needs and...

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Royal Mail Price Rises

Posted by on Feb 28, 2015 in Charities, Consumer, Features | 0 comments

Royal Mail Price Rises

As Royal Mail announces the latest changes to prices for stamps, parcels and redirection service, Citizens Advice has expressed concern that prices have once again risen above inflation. The national charity calls for Royal Mail to continue to look at how it can make efficiency savings. Consumers will benefit from changes to second class parcels. The price for posting small parcels will remain the same with the cost of medium parcels being reduced.  Citizens Advice is also highlighting how consumers can save money and avoid the price rise on...

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Check Out Good Mud

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in #bigupbude, #BigUpBudeYouth, Bude, Cornwall, Features, Food, Young People | 0 comments

Check Out Good Mud

Bude is full of good ideas, and this is the latest to Good Mud is a community growing project set up and primarily run by Andy Virgin and Sally Gostick on their land near Bude and Widemouth Bay in Cornwall.  The aim is to provide a venue for food access and education with the main activity being fruit and vegetable growing. The project is partnered by the Youth Hub in Bude, a youth led organisation, in order to provide volunteering opportunities, workshops and training for young people.  Produce is being grown to supply Bude Food Bank users...

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#Bideford College Ofsted Report

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Devon, Education, Features, Young People | 0 comments

#Bideford College Ofsted Report

In their inspection of Bideford College in January, Ofsted praised the following elements: Disabled students and those with special educational needs receive effective extra support outside of lessons. Students benefit from a wide range of extracurricular activities. Students conduct themselves well around the college site. The college’s work to keep students safe and secure is good. However, the school was placed in special measures by the inspection team which stated in its report, published today, that: Leaders have failed to tackle the...

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Council Tax Benefit Cuts for Victims of Bedroom Tax

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Consumer, Council, Features, Politics | 0 comments

Council Tax Benefit Cuts for Victims of Bedroom Tax

Thousands of those suffering from bedroom tax payments are also facing the prospect of cuts to council tax benefits. Council Tax Advisors CIC responds to the story. Victims of the bedroom tax may also have to suffer through cuts to council tax support, according to new research. A study from the New Policy Institute (NPI) shows that 270,000 people penalised for having a spare room will have their council tax benefit slashed as well. Victims of the bedroom tax have seen their housing benefit slashed by £15.61 a week on average, and they are...

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Budehaven’s Positive Climate for Learning Praised

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Bude, Education, Features, Young People | 0 comments

Budehaven’s Positive Climate for Learning Praised

Following its inspection in mid-January, Budehaven Community School has received praise from OfSTED inspectors. In the report published at the start of this month, the Sixth Form is judged to be good, and many aspects of the school’s education provision are commented upon positively. The report specifically comments that ‘the most able students in the school are making very good progress in English compared to national outcomes’, that ‘students are making good progress in a range of science qualifications’, and that ‘students consistently...

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New Make a Plea Service

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Consumer, Features, Travel | 0 comments

New Make a Plea Service

A new digital service will allow people charged with minor motoring offences to make a plea online at a time and place of their choosing. The service is the latest stage of on-going government work to modernise the courts, and other public services, to provide simpler access for users and better value for taxpayers. The new ‘Make a Plea’ service will begin to be rolled out across England and Wales from March, following a successful pilot in Greater Manchester. People charged with summary motoring offences, like speeding, failing to identify...

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