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World Paper Free Day 2014

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Features | 0 comments

World Paper Free Day 2014

 World Paper Free Day 2014 is set to take place on 6 November 2014, with a call to businesses and consumers all over the world to banish paper for the entire day. With around 300 million tonnes of paper produced each year, resulting in almost four billion trees cut down annually, World Paper Free Day is the brainchild of AIIM, an independent professional association that looks at how information and content is managed in the workplace.The initiative aims to show how much paper is wasted and how well we can manage without it. More than 100...

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The Chestnut Appeal – It’s About Prostate Cancer

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Charities, Cornwall, Devon, Education, Features, Health | 0 comments

The Chestnut Appeal – It’s About Prostate Cancer

I first came across The Chestnut Appeal at a #Bude Business Networking meeting. It’s a local (well, Devon based, actually, at Derriford Hospital) charity focusing on prostate cancer.     I’m a woman, so I won’t get it, but my Dad did, and had two lots of surgery. Thankfully, he survived. Understandably,  I’m keen to highlight it.    The Chestnut Appeal is the only regional charity for prostate cancer, a condition which needs highlighting because apparently lots of men don’t even know where or what...

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Government Promotes Guy Fawkes Celebrations

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Christmas/festivals, Features, Politics | 0 comments

Government Promotes Guy Fawkes Celebrations

In an ironic twist, given the history of the event, government has now become pro Guy Fawkes night, an annual celebration of a failed plot to blow up Parliament. On 5 November 1605, Guy Fawkes was caught in the cellars of the Houses of Parliament with 36 barrels of gunpowder, as part of a terrorist plot to blow up Parliament and King James I (and King James VI of Scotland) on the occasion of the State Opening of Parliament. Guy Fawkes was subsequently tried as a traitor with his co-conspirators for plotting against the King and government....

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Suzanne’s Energy Balls

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Bude, Features, Food, Suzanne by the Sea | 0 comments

Suzanne’s Energy Balls

Bude’s Suzanne tells us how to make these fantastic energy balls… ENERGY BALLS I first tasted these in Seattle, then slowly started seeing them to buy in health shops here in the UK. They are quite expensive and I found tasted a little bland, so I did some research, tested a few recipes and eventually came up with this as the best one. They are perfect as snacks for children and can be adapted with the addition of a tablespoon of cocoa to give them a chocolate flavour. The best way is always to experiment and find out what works...

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East Cornwall Local Policing Awards

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Cornwall, Crime, Emergency Service Notices, Features, Local People | 0 comments

East Cornwall Local Policing Awards

Devon and Cornwall Police held an awards ceremony on Friday 10 October 2014 to honour the professionalism and commitment of police officers, staff and volunteers from the Cornwall policing area. Chief Superintendent Julie Fielding, Superintendent John Green, Superintendent Jim Pearce andDetective Superintendent Jim Colwell presented awards to 20 dedicated individuals in the East Cornwall policing area. The citations for the recipients are listed below: SUPERINTENDENT’S COMMENDATION DC Richard Schofield and DC Kate Trees received the...

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Arrest After #Camelford Fire

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Crime, Emergency Service Notices, Features | 0 comments

Arrest After #Camelford Fire

A 43-year-old woman has been arrested following a fire in Camelford in the early hours of this morning (21 October). Police were called around 1.45am to a large fire which affected three unoccupied properties in Fore Street. Three fire appliances and two support vehicles from Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service were in attendance and Fore Street was closed by police. One man from a neighbouring property was treated by ambulance staff for smoke inhalation. Police are treating the fire as suspicious and a fire investigation will take place this...

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Fancy a French Christmas Party?

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in #bigupbude, Advertorial, Bude, Businesses, Features, Food | 0 comments

Fancy a French Christmas Party?

Tired of having always the same items for your Christmas Party? Try something different this year! How does Daube Provencale, or Chicken in an orange and honey sauce sound? Or taste our famous bruschetta and antipasti platter, hand-made vegetarian Cannelloni, and discover the secrets of a semi-frozen \”Grillage\” Gateau. Chef Zaza and her team at the \”The Three Chefs at Bude\” (located in the Edgcumbe Hotel) invite you to have a French Christmas Dinner this year. Available dates fill up early, thus make your booking...

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