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Updated Government guidance on green spaces

There has been some debate over the last 24 hours about green spaces and what the rules are, so today, the government has clarified its intentions … The government’s priority […]

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Support frontline workers with #lightupblue

From a reader: To show my support for our frontline workers in this difficult time I have put blue lights up on our house in Bridgerule. I thought it was […]

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Bude’s very own Vicko has an important message for us all …

In these dark times, we are all slowly beginning to realise that the NHS and social care staff we have probably all taken for granted for many years, are pretty […]

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Covid-19 – Update 9

From the Government Communities Secretary, Robert Jenrick: I would like to update you on our response to COVID-19.   numbers As of 9 am today: 127,737 people have now been […]

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The Thanks a Million campaign for the NHS

Many people were heart warmed last night by the nationwide clapping for the NHS heroes working on the front line (often with limited resources and protection) to help fight this […]

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Surfing England – do not go surfing

The Prime Minister made an urgent call to action is week and introduced new rules on staying at home and away from others, as well as new powers to enforce […]

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What does Covid-19 mean to Bude Coastal Community Team?

This article is the personal view of John Gimson, one of the Directors of BCCT CIC.  It was written to support the work of Bude & Beyond Community Website in […]

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If visiting Cornwall, please self-isolate for 7 days

A worried Royal Cornwall Hospital doctor has created a poster pleading with recent visitors to Cornwall to isolate for seven days. Lucy Obolensky, who lives in Polzeath and works in the emergency department at […]

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Strange times.  Atlantic Rise and COVID-19

Particular concern re Covid-19 affects Bude’s older residence. Here is one view of these very strange times indeed. Feel free to send your thoughts on any subject. Written by John […]

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Thanks to my B & B community team …

As we continue to work on Bude & Beyond from the safety of our individual desks scattered around the area, I want to give a shout out again for my […]

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Bude Coastguard callout

From Bude Coastguard Facebook page: Bude Coastguard Rescue Team were paged at 19:37 on 19th March, following the report of a suspected overdose in the vicinity of First Cove (north […]

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Bude Coastguard call out to breakwater

From Bude Coastguard Rescue Team:   We were paged at 16:17 and tasked following the report of a casualty who was apparently trapped with a broken ankle on Bude Breakwater. […]

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Tourists are very welcome in future – just not now

My view: There has been a range of anti-tourist sentiment expressed on social media, the vitriol of which strikes me as unnecessary. As with everyone else, tourists are only now […]

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Pubs, restaurants, gyms, etc., close

To delay the spread of coronavirus, the government has instructed some businesses and venues including all pubs, bars and restaurants to close from tonight. This follows expert advice that more needs to be done in order […]

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Scammers cashing in on community spirit

A cautionary note from Bude Police’s Facebook page … as we know, for every lovely person out there trying to help, there are scammers preying on people’s fears. The Police […]

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