Citizen’s Advice welcomes changes to Universal Credit

Citizens Advice has today welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s changes to Universal Credit. In his Budget statement, the Chancellor announced the removal of the seven waiting days before a […]

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Citizens Advice on rural post offices

A new report from Citizens Advice shows people in rural areas are more likely than their urban counterparts to depend on their local post office for key services, including postal […]

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Your parents’ lifestyles can determine your health – even as an adult

wk1003mike/Shutterstock Sandy Tubeuf, University of Leeds We don’t choose our parents, their jobs or their health. And we don’t have a say in whether or not they smoke, nor in […]

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The good news about plastic waste

vchal/Shutterstock.com Deirdre McKay, Keele University Waste plastics contaminate our food, water and air. Many are calling for a global ban on single-use plastics because throwing them “away” often means into […]

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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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Be inspired…to write a letter…

I’m always thrilled when I receive a letter.  You know the kind of thing, a handwritten, thoughtful, chatty one from a friend, which gives you a real flavour of what […]

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Be inspired to…read!

I don’t read. How often have you heard people say that? Or even: I don’t have time to read? Bah! I strongly suspect that people who dislike reading largely struggle with it. […]

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Bude and Beyond - Be Nostalgic

The day they dug up Bude’s railway track…

Railway 1950s – freight train approaches the wharf Decided to use this story previously published on Bude Past & Present site, given the Bude Connect AGM on Saturday.   Story […]

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