Bude & Stratton Council news update

This is from the Bude & Stratton Council newsletter: The Save Our Storm Tower campaign continues: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/the-compass-point-project The Crowd Funding campaign is going well, with over £28,000 raised to date BUT there is still a long way to ago if we are to reach our target! Please support the project […]

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Cornwall Tourism Awards

Congrats to some local companies on their successes in the Cornwall Tourism Awards. Ekopod Launceston got Gold in the Glamping Business of the Year and Bronze for Wildlife-Friendly Tourism. Bude Holiday Resort was commended in the Holiday Park of the Year. Pencuke Farm was commended in Self-catering Accommodation of the […]

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Cornwall and Devon Covid update

Well, it is good looking at the interactive map at the moment, because large swatches of Cornwall and Devon have few cases of Covid-19. Data is suppressed (fewer than 2 cases) in: Bude, Kilkhampton to Poundstock, Bradworthy, Holsworthy and Welcombe, Hartland Coast, Bideford, Crackington and Tintagel, Launceston and Camelford and […]

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Ban sale of cheap polystyrene bodyboards – petition

From Devon County Council: According to the Keep Britain Tidy report, over 16,000 cheap polystyrene bodyboards are discarded on UK beaches annually. These boards often snap and become unusable within minutes of use. When discarded, polystyrene crumbles into small white polystyrene balls, threatening our natural environment. These boards are made […]

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Scott Mann update on Government progress

Scott Mann explains why he is pleased with Government progress on various issues: I was very pleased to see the Education Secretary announce a £700 million recovery package for children and young people in England – helping them to catch up on learning lost due to the pandemic and access […]

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SW diabetics urged to take up the Covid-19 vaccine

Diabetes UK is urging people with diabetes across the South West to take up the coronavirus vaccine when offered it. People with diabetes have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and have a higher risk of becoming seriously ill if they develop coronavirus. If you have diabetes, the best way […]

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