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Devon roads likely to remain problematic into tomorrow

From Devon County Council: Large parts of the major road network are passable and improving, but disruption to travel should be expected throughout the day (Monday) and into tomorrow (Tuesday […]

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Family pay tribute to 18 year old killed in vehicle collision

An 18-year-old who was involved in a single vehicle collision on Friday 16 March, has died. Jodie Hynes was injured when the vehicle she was travelling in collided with a […]

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Treacherous driving conditions predicted tonight

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are warning the public of treacherous driving conditions which are expected tonight [Monday 19 March] through to tomorrow morning. A Yellow Weather Warning is […]

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Monday snow scene

We haven’t really seen snow like we’ve had this month in the SW since 2010 when I first moved down here. Then, I remember being snowed in for a week, […]

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All female crew to study plastic pollution

For all environmentalists out there, it’s interesting news that an all-female crew including sailors, scientists and film-makers will cross the north Pacific later this year to study plastic pollution. The […]

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Police advise to only drive if absolutely necessary

Police are continuing to advise drivers in Devon and Cornwall to only travel if absolutely necessary due to snow and icy conditions. A Met Office Amber Warning remains in place […]

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If you have to drive, go carefully tomorrow – snow and ice

Commuters in Devon and Cornwall are advised to carefully consider their morning commute tomorrow (Monday 19 March) – if you have to travel, leave more time. Highways teams in Devon […]

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Martin’s drone pix of Bude

Many thanks to Martin Busby for sending in these fabulous drone photos of Bude today. For more of his images, including SS Belem wreck, please check out his Facebook page. 

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Bideford’s State of the Art Skatepark makes progress

Torridge Council tells us that £100,000 has been allocated to design and install a brand new concrete skate park that will be created on the redundant tennis courts that sit […]

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Bude & Beyond is YOURS!

Perhaps people can help me get this message across because I keep repeating it and nothing happens – Bude & Beyond is YOURS! The website and social media into which […]

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Snow pix from Hartland

Well, we did get some significant snow, after all.  Here are photos from near me.  

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Scam calls from ‘Telephone Preference Service’

From Action Fraud: Fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers. They call victims claiming to provide a ‘Telephone […]

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Eight Cornish beaches designated as bathing waters, including Northcott Mouth

Beachgoers in Cornwall can now benefit from eight more beaches which have been designated as bathing waters. Eight Cornish beaches, including Northcott Mouth in Bude, received their designation, bringing the […]

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Exeter Uni research suggests specialist diets may be helpful – to mongooses!

Mongooses living in large groups develop “specialist” diets so they don’t have to fight over food, new research shows. Banded mongooses cooperate closely but are also prone to violence – both […]

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