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Swindler, Liar, Shagger, Cheat – Littermouth’s new album

Listening to the intro to the video, and indeed the subject matter, I was put in mind of Muse, but then it, of course, went on to develop its own […]

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The Notorious Aidan B

On Fridays, you will often find the Notorious Aidan B busking by the farmers’ market in Bude. He normally stands near to the doorway of Lynne’s art studio, where I […]

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Kids for Cornwall’s samba by the sea…

From Budehaven School: Budehaven Community Schoo pupils l were recently invited to perform at The Hall for Cornwall’s annual show ‘Kids for Cornwall’. The show has been described as: ‘… […]

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Fewer thefts at Boardmasters this year

Police say around 50,000 people attended Boardmasters music festival at Watergate Bay this year, with officers working closely with festival organisers to ensure people were kept safe throughout the event. […]

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Keeping safe at Boardmasters

FRom Devon & Cornwall Police:  Up to 50,000 festival goers are expected to flock to Boardmasters this weekend and Devon and Cornwall Police are on hand to help ensure it […]

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Casey’s Online Diary – Review

                Let me say that romantic fiction is not really my genre. I enjoy non-fiction, but when it comes to contemporary novels, I […]

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Welcombe Open Studios 11-13 August 2017

By Samantha Robb:   Visit the studios of artists, designers & makers in this beautiful village on the North Devon coast: ceramics, glass, furniture & objects, art + more, across […]

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Art Attack holiday sessions – locals discount

£10 DISCOUNT FOR LOCALS  at Pottery Box from the 10th August for 4 weeks. Children get to stay all day and it’s all child-led so they create amazing things!  

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Budehaven students create art after beach clean


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Bude could use a Plough!

This week, and last, I went to The Plough at Torrington. Last week was for a meeting, this week was to have a look round and enjoy some lunch on […]

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Budehaven’s Thomas wins Musical Achievement Award

This year’s Award Ceremony of the SWSW Perryman/Bolitho Award for Musical Achievement was held at the SWSW offices at 8 Ocean View Road, Bude on Saturday 15th July. The Trustees […]

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Fundraising concert for Clovelly & Bude RNLI

Route 39 Academy is proud to announce a fundraising concert for Bude and Clovelly RNLI, the chosen charity of the school this year. Open to all, there will be live […]

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Local book scoops top Gorsedd prize

By David Thorn: Our book, Thorns of Bude – Pioneers of Photography – Tintagel to Clovelly, has scooped the top prize at the recent Gorsedd Kernow, Holyer an Gof, awards. […]

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How we found St Columba’s famous writing hut, stashed in a Cornish garage

Tòrr an Aba, site of the hut. Historic Environment Scotland Adrián Maldonado, University of Glasgow “Beware, my son,” St Columba warned his disciple Berchán. “Do not come to my lodging […]

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