So many worthwhile causes in Bude…

Coming on Bank Holiday Monday is Bude’s biggest day of the year, Lifeboat Day. Usually, a good deal of money is raised by people in and visitors to the town […]

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New ‘Discovery Desk’ at Northam Burrows

A new exciting display has been unveiled at Northam Burrows Visitors Centre. The ‘Discovery Desk’ includes a powerful public use microscope and collections of samples, helping visitors to take a […]

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Peregrine falcon poisoned in Devon

This is across the border from Devon, but still of interest. I’m not a fan of watching birds of prey gather up their targets, but it is natural and one […]

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Bude Carnival – an amazing evening

Well, I couldn’t get there, but plenty did and it was a carnival to remember, I hear. Well done to all involved!  I’ve seen a few photos (here) but if […]

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Bude and Beyond - Be Informed

Eight foods that (nearly) last forever

Century-old fruit cake, anyone? Antarctic Heritage Trust Duane Mellor, Coventry University; Daniel Amund, Coventry University, and Isabella Nyambayo, Coventry University The news that, after 106 years, Captain Scott’s fruitcake was […]

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Choosing subjects for Russell Group unis

Next week is GCSE results, and as students open their envelopes, they will be making decisions about what to do next, be it training/apprenticeships or A levels at sixth form. […]

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Government plans to tackle childhood obesity

Public Health England (PHE) announces plans to consider the evidence, set guidelines and closely monitor progress on calorie reduction. As set out in the plan, PHE will now consider the evidence on children’s […]

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Bude and Beyond - Be Inspired

Setting ourselves a new challenge…

Different challenges work for different people. I’m always super-impressed by Jan Wells, for example, the local lady who does a 2 minute beach clean daily just because she does and […]

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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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