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Bude post-lockdown

The lucky people of Cornwall go into Tier 1 (medium risk) from Wednesday, 2nd December. In Tier 1 areas, people must: abide by the “Rule of Six” when meeting other households both indoors and outdoors. are still advised to continue to work from home where possible. last orders in hospitality […]

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Yellow warning for fog later

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for fog for our area later today, from around 5pm to around 8pm tomorrow. Dense fog patches are expected to lead to some travel disruption.

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Bude area Covid update

The good old interactive map for the 7 days to 23rd November shows Bude Covid cases at 22, a rolling rate of 206.2. A reminder that the rolling rate is the number of cases and associated deaths from COVID-19 per 100,000 for a seven-day rolling period ending on a particular […]

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Teenager injured in collision at Newquay

From Devon & Cornwall Police: At around 8pm on Thursday 26th November 2020, Devon and Cornwall Police were informed of a Road Traffic Collision involving a Silver Vauxhall Corsa on William Hosking Road, Quintrell Downs, Newquay. As a result of the collision a teenage male has sustained serious injuries; he […]

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Baler fire near Stibb

Bude fire fighters are featured here using the drag fork to remove straw from a baler in fire yesterday near Stibb. They were assisted by Holsworthy Fire Station. This was the fourth call out for Bude fire fighters that day, which included two automatic fire alarms and a chimney fire. […]

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The interactive Covid map again …

After yesterday’s tier announcement, the map seemed to show lots of white areas for Cornwall and Devon, but maybe it was a glitch, for today, figures are showing again for the week ending 22nd November, 2020.   Bude has 15 cases, a drop, with a rolling rate of 140.6, now […]

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Bude-Stratton Council news update

From the Council’s newsletter: Car parks On the 8th December the Town Council owned car park next to The Parkhouse Centre and the Library Car Park are having the markings and lines repainted. The Carparks will be closed on this day, please ensure no cars are left overnight on the […]

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Place shaping … what is it?

From Cornwall Council: Communities in Cornwall are being given a tool to help plan their own futures.  The Sustainable Growth and Innovation team within Cornwall Council’s Planning and Sustainable Development Service and the Council’s Localism team has created the Place Shaping Community Toolkit, which aims to help towns and villages identify their priorities and ambitions and set them […]

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Bellini’s – you can now order online

Our lovely sponsor, the family-owned Bellini’s Deli Kitchen, based on Queen Street in Bude, has a wonderful new website, which means you can order all your deli needs for local produce online. Adam and Anna say: In early 2020, with the enforced closure of restaurants and cafes, we made the […]

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SW paramedics urge public to get flu vaccine

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is urging people to get the flu vaccine to protect themselves and others this winter. Flu is a very common and highly infectious disease caused by the influenza virus. It can make people seriously ill – especially older adults, very young children […]

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Reconnecting the railways: communities awarded funding to restore Beeching rail links

Towns and villages across England, which were left isolated when their railways were closed, are one step closer to having their connections restored and transformed, as 15 projects are awarded up to £50,000 each to progress plans to reinstate historic stations and restore passenger services, as announced in the Spending Review. […]

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Cornwall residents urged to remain cautious in tier 1

From Cornwall Council: Cornwall will be placed in Tier One for coronavirus restrictions when the second national lockdown ends next week – but residents have been urged not to let their guard down in the fight against the virus. It means businesses can reopen, although strict public health guidelines will remain […]

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Cases drop in Cornwall and Devon, including Bude and area

That interactive map has been updated again to 7 days ending 21st November. Cornwall total cases down to 338 Devon overall down to 777 cases. Torridge down to 49 Bude & Stratton, Poundstock and Kilkhampton, Crackington & Tintagel, Launceston, Camelford and Tresmeer, and Holsworthy, Bradworthy & Welcombe – fewer than […]

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Tiering and how it will work

After lockdown 2 ends, tiering takes place. On 2 December government will lift the national restrictions across all of England and the following restrictions will be eased: the stay-at-home requirement will end non-essential retail, gyms, personal care will reopen. The wider leisure and entertainment sectors will also reopen, although to […]

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Cornwall gets tier 1, while Devon gets tier 2

Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are to enter tier 1, while Devon goes up to tier 2 after lockdown ends on 2nd December. What this means:    

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