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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Project 333

  Well, this seems a great idea if we are trying to reduce plastic use, recycle more, and generally be more frugal in our use of the planet’s resources. Project […]

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Dear sir/madam — how to write a winning cover letter

‘Great cover letter btw’ shutterstock Alison Farrell, National University of Ireland Maynooth In his wonderful collection of correspondence, Letters of Note, editor Shaun Usher includes one from Robert Pirosh, a […]

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How to build the perfect sandcastle – according to science

Now you can do it too. Matthew Bennett, Author provided Matthew Robert Bennett, Bournemouth University Whether we prefer water sports or relaxing with a good book, the humble sandcastle is […]

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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 Local

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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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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