Police response to hunt violence

From Devon & Cornwall Police: We have become aware of tensions relating to a number of local hunts. All allegations connected with hunts are assessed and investigated appropriately. This includes […]

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BBC apologises to Cornwall Council & Cormac

From Cornwall Council…this is their statement in response to a BBC programme by Laurence Reed. Full details of the complaint are in the BBC link. Cornwall Council and CORMAC, the […]

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Regular surfers are more likely to have E.coli in their guts…

From the University of Exeter: Regular surfers and bodyboarders are three times more likely to have antibiotic resistant E. coli in their guts than non-surfers, new research has revealed. Conducted by the […]

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Raising awareness of food poverty…

Recently, I visited Birmingham, seeing many homeless on the streets. It inspired me to write a blog post. Food poverty and homelessness is a massive social problem, one which few […]

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Bude and Beyond - Be Informed

Five things to think about when choosing a school for your child

Ceri Brown, University of Bath In today’s educational climate of league tables, exam results and Ofsted reports, many parents may believe this is all the information needed to decide which […]

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Plastic waste is visible, but ‘natural capital’ such as bees makes more difference to a sustainable future

SADLERC1 / shutterstock Simon Potts, University of Reading The UK government’s pledge “to make ours the first generation to leave our environment in a better state than we found it” […]

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What supplements do scientists use, and why?

RobsPhoto/Shutterstock Simon Bishop, Bangor University; Graeme Close, Liverpool John Moores University; Haleh Moravej, Manchester Metropolitan University; Justin Roberts, Anglia Ruskin University; Neil Williams, Nottingham Trent University, and Tim Spector, King’s […]

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Bude and Beyond - Be Inspired

Be inspired to take a course…

It’s that time of year when sometimes you just want to curl up at home, or you want to be out but feel a need to learn something, DO something. […]

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Bude and Beyond - Be Nostalgic

Behind the Lens

Taken from Bude Past & Present Adapted from: Views and Likenesses – Photographers & Their Work in Cornwall and Scilly, 1839-1870, by Charles Thomas, 1988 The well-known local Thorn photographic […]

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