Posts for children/young people

1 day left to help get a new Scout hut

Just 24 hrs left on this Crowdfunder Campaign. The aim is to build a new purpose built Scout Hut on our own new site in 2021 – to celebrate the Scout Group’s 50th Anniversary. The Crowdfunder says: 2nd Bude (Jacobstow) Scout Group is a thriving Cornish Scout Group supporting young […]

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Free Beach School sessions

We are almost fully booked! But there’s still space on our Beach School Sessions. Our Beach School Sessions are filling up fast and we are so excited! Classes are kicking off after Easter and we have lots of educational and interactive activities planned. Check out our timetable below and see which […]

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Bude Surf Life Saving Club receives cash boost

Bude Surf Life Saving Club has received £3,525 from Sport England as part of their Return to Play scheme. The money will be used to cover the costs associated with restarting ‘Covid 19 safe’ training for all ages within the club, including: An outside shower facility Signage, markers and rash […]

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Can you donate to The Pearl Exchange?

This fundraiser had a start last year, then faded away rather, but I am told it is still active and the money is still needed, so giving it another push as it has been a tough old year for fundraising. Trev Plant is trying to raise £500 for The Pearl […]

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Easter egg hunt, Bude

Bude is lucky to have Bees Vegan Bakery to create an Easter Egg Hunt this year. Becky of Bees, says: I’ll be putting clues and more information out on my pages on the 2nd. The hunt is on the 3rd! I’ll be hiding 50 decorated pebbles and rocks around Bude […]

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SW Police record over 1,000 online child sex crimes in the last 12 months

There’s so much good in the world, but also so much that is truly awful. This comes into the awful category. Facebook’s apps were used in more than half of online child sex crimes, new NSPCC data reveals, as the charity calls on the Government to deliver meaningful change in the Online […]

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Bude eco-charity offers beach school for all ages

The 2 Minute Foundation has launched a free Beach School in Bude, Cornwall, for local children, young people and adults to learn about the environment in a fun and interactive way. Attendees will learn about plastic pollution, nature and science in a hands-on and exciting environment, led by enthusiastic and […]

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New magazine for budding young farmers

Launched in March 2021, The YoungStock is aimed at any budding young farmer, or child interested in farming and the countryside. Packed full of stories and activities, the 32-page publication celebrates the environment, food production and seasonality. Founded by cattle farmer Emma Smith to help dispel farming myths, and engage children from […]

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Most adults in SW support tougher tech laws to protect children

The public across the South West overwhelmingly backs robust new laws to protect children from abuse on social media and want bosses to be held responsible for safety, new polling by the NSPCC suggests. An NSPCC/YouGov survey found that over 90% of respondents in the region (94%) want social networks […]

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16-17 year olds to be protected in new law

The Government is to make it illegal for sports coaches and faith leaders to have sex with 16 and 17-year-olds in their care after a prolonged campaign from the NSPCC. The Ministry of Justice has announced that the Positions of Trust law, which currently applies to roles like teachers and social […]

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Martin Dorey releases new children’s eco book

Martin Dorey, Founder and CEO of internationally recognised eco-charity, The 2 Minute Foundation, has released a new children’s book aimed at encouraging the younger generation to live more eco-friendly lives. Kids Fight Climate Change contains 60 missions for children aged between 7 – 10 years old. The tasks are focused […]

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Kickstart opportunities for young people

From Smart Working Revolution: We have registered a shed load of kickstart roles with the scheme.  The roles are based in Cornwall, some working remotely, some in a hub.  All you need to do is to share our unique Kickstart code with your young friends and ask them to speak to their […]

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Community assists with lateral flow testing at Budehaven

It was back to school today for many, much to the relief of many pupils and parents. Budehaven welcomed back some year groups today: Date Returning to School Year Group Monday 8 March 10, 12 & 13 Tuesday 9 March 11 Wednesday 10 March 7 Tuesday 16 March 8 Wednesday […]

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Celebrating Bude’s wonderful women …

We asked you for nominations for local, inspirational women and here they are. It was not a competition but a chance, on International Women’s Day, to thank just a few of those women who beaver away, often behind the scenes, who do not court publicity, but are nonetheless doing great […]

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Are you celebrating World Book Day?

Normally, at this time of year, schools and nurseries are holding World Book Day events, but obviously this year feels very different. World Book Day is a charity that changes lives through a love of books and shared reading. World Book Day helps tackle book poverty and encourages all children […]

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