Posts for children/young people

What about students post Spending Review?

Following Rishi Sunak’s announcements about future spending in today’s Budget, the National Union of Students have called for the Government to stop ignoring students, for ignored they have been. In their submission to the Treasury prior to the Comprehensive Spending Review, the NUS had argued that the Government needed to introduce […]

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What to do with your pumpkin

It’s nearly Halloween, and if you are not already sick of the taste of pumpkins, here are a few ideas of what to do with them … Cornwall Fire Service advises on the best use of pumpkins, so this info comes from them. If you have any ideas to share, […]

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Pumpkin Fest at All the Ps

Market garden, All the Ps, has started its Pumpkin Fest a day early (while the weather is dry). Pick your own pumpkin (bring your wellies). £3 per child to include quiz and goodie bag. Pumpkins from £4 to £12 for the “Big Daddy & Giant Haystacks”. No need to book […]

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8/10 adults think social distancing is important – but 4/10 actually do it

A few figures and data for us from the ONS:   Fewer adults in Great Britain are practising preventative measures to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) compared with earlier in the year, although most still think they are important. Between 6 and 17 October 2021, 39% of adults said […]

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A high five for successful fundraiser

From Hi-5 talktime cafe: Despite the weather, illness and petrol situation, we managed to raise £286.80! Thanks to all the great volunteers, donations of delicious homemade scones, jam, cream, tombola prizes and their time helping us. A big shout out to Morrison’s for their generous donation of food, drink and […]

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Cornish Pirates back NSPCC campaign

Cornwall’s Cornish Pirates has backed an NSPCC campaign which is raising awareness of where parents can turn if they have concerns at their child’s sports club. An online survey conducted on behalf of the NSPCC by YouGov, has found that 20% of parents who had children in sports and leisure […]

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Local young horse rider wins Supreme on debut at Hickstead

Kizzy O’Keefe, aged 15, from Bradworthy, a pupil at Budehaven, competed with her pony, Pride of Rineen, at the showjumping at  Hickstead Showground, Sussex this weekend . Not only did she win her classes and champion, she then went on to win Supreme Champion. Her Mum, Linda, says: “She worked […]

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Grassroots rugby back with a bang for Bude RFC

By Sportsbeat: Rugby is back with a bang in England after months of frustration caused by the Covid pandemic, meaning it was an opportunity for junior festivals to take centre stage this weekend as the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup returned at Exeter Chiefs. Crediton Rugby Club hosted an exciting […]

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Bude’s Surf Forum meeting – improving water sports for all?

Recently, 36 interested people assembled at the Parkhouse to attend a Surf Forum meeting led by Councillor Martin Dorey. They represented all aspects of the surfing industry from surf schools to charities, retail and manufacturing – and even Bude’s own surfing champions. It has been a busy summer for everyone […]

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New appeal for funds for Bude Refugee Support Group

Following awful recent events in Afghanistan, Bude Refugee Support Group (BRSG) has begun a new appeal for funds to help with the resettlement of Afghan refugees in the South West. Their aim is to raise at least £10,000. Please help by setting up a direct debit or donate straight into […]

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Marcus Rashford in new food poverty campaign

Marcus Rashford, MBE, today calls on the public across the UK to write to their MPs via his #EndChildFood Poverty website. He is calling on Government to urgently support the recommendations and include the funds needed in the Spending Review expected in October. This follows his previous campaign when over […]

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Climate Top Trumps competition for schools – from NatWest

NatWest has launched a new initiative to help engage primary schoolchildren and schools across the UK in the climate change debate. Across the country and through its NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank brands, the bank is offering schools up to £15,000 to support their own climate change […]

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Circus at Ebbingford Manor

We are so so thrilled to announce that our summer show is here! Tickets are on sale now – book here. We are so excited to be bringing you our new show, BERT! We have gone bigger, better and more creative than ever, so you can expect some epic acrobatics […]

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It’s left-handers day …

Friday 13th, and since 1992, it has marked left-handers day. I’m left-handed (at least I write with my left-hand). I can also write (not as well) with my right, but I do most other things right-handedly.  As a child, I struggled with smudging my writing completed in ink (developing the […]

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Budehaven celebrates its GCSE results

Headteacher, Dominic Wilkes, posted on the Budehaven website and social media today to congratulate the year 11 GCSE students whose studies were disrupted by Covid. He said: At Budehaven, we are so proud of the achievements of our Year 11 students. Despite the disruption of the last eighteen months, they […]

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