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Town Council statement on the passing of HRH, the Duke of Edinburgh

Bude-Stratton Town Council is saddened to hear of the passing of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip on Friday 9th April, and sends its sincere condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and The Royal Family at this difficult time.   We are encouraging anyone within our community […]

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12th April – the grand re-opening day

It is great that many businesses can open up once again on 12th April, but also wonderful to see government departments getting back into face to face action. For example, while Jobcentres have remained open and fully operational throughout the pandemic for those who need it, and Work Coaches have […]

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New local business network for women

Women in business are invited to a new networking group for Devon and Cornwall. This new Women in Rural Enterprise (WiRE) Network is supportive and friendly, and is open to all women no matter what sort of business or what stage they’re at – even if they’re just thinking of […]

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Great news about the Bude to Holsworthy Cycle route from Holsworthy Town Council

From Holsworthy Town Council: I am pleased to Inform you that between the partners involved in progressing the Bude to Holsworthy Cycle Path Feasibility Study, we have managed to raise £9,200 which will mean that we can progress with at least Stage A of the Feasibility Study. Can I please […]

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Lockdown eases on 12th April

Good news. The coronavirus vaccine rollout is progressing as planned and infection rates are now low enough to ease more restrictions from 12 April. The Prime Minister has given the green light for pubs, shops, hairdressers and gyms (excluding saunas and steam rooms) to reopen across England from next Monday […]

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Bude’s Wyldes benefits from Culture Recovery Fund

More than 2000 arts organisations are benefiting from a share of £261 million as part of round two of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund. Bude’s The Wyldes, site of Leopallooza festival and other music events will receive £322,000. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden announced the news, detailing over 2,700 […]

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Trev’s Taxi 10th anniversary

Big congrats to Trev Plant who has been running Trev’s Taxi for 10 years. He started his business here in Bude on 2nd April, 2011, and as we know, he really loves where he lives. Great to see a business success, especially in these difficult times. Congrats, Trev! Graphics by […]

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Wildfire yellow warning for next 5 days in Cornwall/Devon

From Police alerts: Over recent months Devon and Cornwall has suffered from several incidents of wildfire particularly on the moorland areas of Bodmin moor, Dartmoor, Exmoor and other open spaces across the force area. The Fire service have provided the following information regarding an increased risk of wildfires across the […]

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RNLI urges Easter caution by the sea

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is encouraging anyone planning to visit the south west coast this Easter to know the risks to protect themselves and their families. The lifesaving charity begins the rollout of its lifeguard service this weekend on around 23 beaches in the region.   But with […]

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Royal Cornwall Show cancelled

In light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it is with great disappointment that the Council of the Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association (RCAA) has announced the cancellation of the 2021 Royal Cornwall Show that had been planned to take place on the 9th,10th and 11th September 2021. The Association had previously […]

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Stay at home rule to change as Police urge caution

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Devon & Cornwall Police is asking the public to play its part and act responsibly as the region enters the next stage of the Government Roadmap to move England out of COVID-19 restrictions. As new regulations come into effect on Monday, outdoor gatherings, including in […]

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Bude Sea Pool officially reopens later this month

From FoBSP: Following the Government Guidelines, the Pool will officially reopen on Monday 29th March, just in time for the Easter holidays. All Pool visitors and users are asked to continue to follow social distancing set out in the Roadmap, which means from 29th March, outdoor gatherings of either 6 people […]

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Lifeguards working hard to be beach-ready for Easter

By RNLI: The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has been working with partners behind the scenes through the challenges of lockdown to recruit, train and prepare their lifeguards for what is expected to be another busy summer on beaches across the south west. The charity will deliver their usual lifeguard […]

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Still time to complete your census

Census day was yesterday, but it is vital those who have not yet completed, do so as soon as possible. Sunday March 21 marked the day that millions of people across England and Wales completed key questions about themselves and their households to ensure local services in every community are […]

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Intensive rabbit farm plan refused

An application for an intensive rabbit farm in Cornwall has been refused by Cornwall Council, and people who started a petition, which has so far obtained nearly 39 thousand signatures, are thrilled. If there is an appeal, they plan to fight on. The plan was submitted by Phil Kerry of […]

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