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Well done, Budesy

From the Mayor:   Whilst the Town Council cannot condone the alterations to our Covid 19 pavement ‘keep to the right’ signs, I have to say that this is street art in the truest sense and I feel it actually helps improve the message. People are taking note of them. […]

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Bude Seapool Channel Challenge

Calling all swimmers! Up to 15 teams will swim the distance of the English Channel in Bude Sea Pool. Teams from 2 to 22 are invited to register for this annual event. Homemade cakes and soup are the main draw here, as well as the swim of course! Can you […]

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2 Minute charity shop opens at Crooklets

Yesterday, the 2 Minute Charity Shop on Crooklets Beach, Bude was opened close to Rosie’s Cafe. “From trash to treasure” is the theme.   Diverted from landfill clobber, waste-free swaps, books and beach art, you can find all sorts of treasures. They are open daily from 11-4. All their own branded […]

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Boat in trouble off Bude in joint rescue

A boat was in trouble in the sea off Bude this morning. The volunteer lifeboat crew responded to a page at 8.11 am from Falmouth Coastguard for immediate launch of the lifeboat. Bude Coastguard Rescue Team was paged at 8:14am. Bude’s inshore lifeboat George Bird was launched at 8.16 am with […]

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Junior surf life savers put their training into action at Summerleaze

There is now a full lifeguard service at Summerleaze and Widemouth beaches, but what happens out of hours? This comes from Bude SLSC: Well, at 7:45pm yesterday evening as the big swell hit high tide, a body boarder got into serious trouble on Summerleaze Beach as he was swept out […]

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Tiffanys reopening from 12.01 am on 4th July

From Blind Pig Media: Whether you’ve taken it upon yourself to give your own hair a trim during lockdown with the kitchen scissors, or you’ve been patiently waiting for salons to reopen and can now give Rapunzel a run for her money, it’s safe to say everyone was pretty overjoyed […]

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‘Leave nothing but your footprint’ stickers available tomorrow

From Trev Plant: Ok then folks from TOMORROW June 22nd 2020, the ‘leave nothing but your footprints’ stickers will be going on sale at £1 each. They will be available from Trev’s Taxi, Ministry of Signs on Ocean View Road and The Jaunty Seagull on Queen St, Bude. The plan […]

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Chancellor urges people to support their local ‘high street’

The Chancellor urged the nation to get behind their high streets today (20 June) as he met business owners who are opening their doors for the first time in more than two months. Chancellor Rishi Sunak said getting the public back out shopping safely would be crucial in kick-starting the […]

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Fundraiser for Bude Foodbank

This fundraiser comes from Budehaven Community School, but you can all join in to raise vitally needed funds for people in Bude. Our aim is simple. We want to raise at least £1000 for the Bude Foodbank to support families in need within our community. Here’s the fundraising page if […]

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Only 23% voluntary services in Cornwall operating as usual

From University of Exeter: Less than a quarter (23 per cent) of volunteer organisations reported that the services they deliver are operating as usual in the midst of COVID-19, with 92 per cent having stopped at least one service. Many organisations report being unable to access Government funds. Services supporting […]

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Good vibrations – a video to make us all feel good

This wonderful video of Bude surfer, Barnaby Cox, was created by local filmmaker Charlie Key, just to remind us that you don’t have to go far for an adventure or to feel good. It really cheered me up watching it, so hope it will you, too. Thanks, Charlie and Barnaby […]

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A nice gentle flow of customers in Bude

I drove to Bude today for a foot health appointment, and noticed how much more vibrant the town centre looked with the shops open, and people strolling around. Some people were walking along eating ice creams which made me a bit envious, if I’m honest! Noticed some crazy sales going […]

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Local shoppers are urged to #bekind

The #BigUpBude facebook page (image is theirs) today has urged shoppers to use their local retailers and to be kind on the day of re-opening. While many people are still shielding or unwilling to go out at the moment, it is hoped that those who feel able to do so […]

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Bude town centre re-opens tomorrow

A new move forward tomorrow as shops are allowed to open again, so is shopping on your list? Bude centre will once again come to life, although with social distancing and one way pedestrian systems, it will be quite different to what we are used to. However, local businesses need […]

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