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Covid scuppers sea pool art event

Covid has scuppered the Sea Pool’s Art Fundraising Event. Key members of the team  have tested positive or have symptoms.  Numbers are increasing and the team feels it would be putting too many people at risk and that attendance might be down due to public concerns. But all is not […]

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Bude’s first vegan eatery …

I must admit, I’ve been waiting for a different kind of eating in Bude for some time, and now it looks like we are going to get it, for Om Bamboo has declared it is opening Bude’s first vegan eatery, called Roots Lounge. I’m very excited at the thought of […]

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Warning that early fog could make driving conditions difficult

The Met Office has warned of early fog patches causing difficult driving conditions throughout Cornwall and Devon this morning. Fog patches may be dense in places to begin with today with visibility dropping below 100 metres at times and perhaps below 50 metres in a few places. Much of the […]

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Booking a Covid booster

Some people are wondering when they will receive their booster vaccine for Covid-19. This is the current state of play: You can book your COVID-19 booster vaccine dose online if you are a frontline health or social care worker. You can also use this service if you have been contacted […]

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New passenger service from Okehampton

Great Western Railway has announced that that Saturday 20 Nov 2021 is the day when regular passenger rail services will once more connect Okehampton to Exeter and bring the railway much closer to Holsworthy and Bude. Amazing! Connect Bude say: It is a real triumph for community campaigning and just […]

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Connect Bude AGM

The 4th Annual General Meeting of Connect Bude is to be held in the Gallery, The Falcon Hotel, Bude on Saturday 30 October 2021 from 11.00 to 12.00. Members of the public are invited, but only paid-up members will be able to vote on any proposals presented at the meeting. […]

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Cornwall on longlist for ‘city’ of culture

From the Government: Eight areas longlisted for UK City of Culture 2025 were unveiled by Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries. Following a record 20 bids, the eight longlisted locations are Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Bradford, Cornwall, County Durham, Derby, Southampton, Stirling and Wrexham County Borough. Winning the prestigious title has […]

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Police statement following sentencing of Wayne Couzens

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Devon & Cornwall Police is reassuring its communities following the sentencing of former police officer Wayne Couzens for the murder of Sarah Everard. The Force recognises confidence in policing, particularly from women and girls, has been rocked by this tragedy and the actions of Wayne […]

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Planning application to convert Flexbury Church

Thanks to an eagle-eyed reader who has spotted this on the Cornwall Council planning site. Sadly, I had a dream of Flexbury Church becoming some kind of arts/community building but no, it is more apartments. An application has been submitted for 9 apartments in a conversion of the old chapel […]

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Changes to RNLI lifeguard service on SW beaches

From RNLI: This Sunday (26 September) beaches across Devon, Cornwall and West Dorset will conclude their Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeguard service, six beaches will continue patrols throughout October and 13 beaches will have weekend-only cover. During the peak summer season, RNLI lifeguards operate on over 90 beaches across […]

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Relaunch of Bude Chamber of Commerce

It’s a bright and early breakfast meeting start for the re-launch of Bude Chamber on 29th September. All Bude business owners are welcome. For those wishing to become members, the fees will be £18 for a sole trader, £24 for up to 10 employees, and £36 above that number. Membership […]

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A new sponsor – big thanks to LCH Vehicle Hire …

We are thrilled to have Bude’s new vehicle rental service, LCH Vehicle Hire, as our latest sponsoring advertisers. Please support us by supporting them. The business is situated at Bude-Stratton Business Park and they have had, like most of Bude, a busy summer, renting out to visitors, but they are […]

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Izzy wins a silver in beauty awards

IE Beauty & Aesthetics was started in 2019 by Izzy Eaton. Izzy is a former Royal Air Force dental nurse who specialised in maxillofacial nursing (specialising in. diseases of the jaw, mouth, face, etc)  and went on to study Level 3 Beauty in 2005. In 2017, Izzy was a top […]

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Bude to host the 2021 Esedhvos Festival of Cornish Culture

Well, this is exciting. I’ve never been to a Gorsedh before … The local organising committee has been busy working with bards of Gorsedh Kernow to put the finishing touches to this year’s Gorsedh Kernow Esedhvos Festival of Cornish Culture, being held in Bude-Stratton, in the north of Cornwall next […]

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Elements finds temporary home in Bude

Good news while Elements goes through a rebuild, for the Beach at Bude has very kindly allowed the business to use their restaurant and bar to re-site Elements. This enables all Elements staff to get back to work after a very traumatic period. With the great location The Beach has, […]

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