Be Inspired to read a good book…

Article originally from Dawn’s blog. My middle daughter recommended this prize-winning debut novel, as did a member of my writing group. I managed to get through it within days (it […]

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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 Informed

Can you really make a citizen’s arrest?

Can you really make a citizen’s arrest? Now what? Shutterstock Mark Thomas, Nottingham Trent University People often talk about making a “citizen’s arrest”, but few know what it actually means […]

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Changes to the MOT test

From The way that the MOT test works in England, Scotland and Wales will change from Sunday 20 May 2018. The changes will affect cars, vans, motorcycles and other […]

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Six common misconceptions about meditation

This isn’t the only way to meditate. Microgen/Shutterstock Dusana Dorjee, Bangor University Meditation has been hailed as a way to boost mental health, help chronic pain, reduce stress and build […]

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Bude and Beyond - Be Local

Boiler fire at Marhamchurch Primary – school reopens tomorrow

At 08:20 this morning, both Bude appliances were mobilised to reports of a fire at Marhamchurch Primary School. On arrival, the team located and extinguished a fire in the boiler […]

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Bude and Beyond - Be Nostalgic

From builder to coffin maker. Interview with Bude’s Bryan Adams

As part of an  interview with  local resident , Bryan Adams,  I learned how  Bryan gained an apprenticeship at Pethicks the building company in Bude. They had an interesting arm […]

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