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Community Consultation Event in Bude

Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum is the voice of voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our aim is to work with others to […]

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£s up for grabs to make town centres more attractive

If anyone fancies making Bude more attractive (or Holsworthy, etc) then read this. Obviously, it is a government funding project so it requires not only ideas but also bid-writing. Communities […]

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Bude Community Orchard – ‘First Wassail’

Thanks to Ruby Browning for this wonderful write up: On Saturday 19th January Bude Community Orchard hosted its first ever Wassail. Wassailing was originally an Anglo-Saxon tradition (the word ‘wassail’ […]

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Jackie to paddle 20km for diabetes research

1 in 17 people has type 2 diabetes (diagnosed or undiagnosed) in the UK. 3.2 million have been diagnosed with diabetes in the UK. Jackie Diffey is going to paddle […]

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The vote result for Nanny Moore’s Bridge

It’s a smallish sample, and a bit of fun, but the votes cast are in for Nanny Moore’s Bridge. In total, we were able to count 158 votes. The first survey […]

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Last call for Nanny Moore’s Bridge survey

A reminder about the Nanny Moore’s Bridge survey, a chance to listen rather than read! Survey link is here. You can only vote once. Thanks for taking part.

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The Preston Gate, Poughill’s village pub

Poughill has the amenities boasted by many a village, including a church and a pub, a fine combination. A pretty place, it also has history, for the church dates from […]

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NSPCC appeals for school volunteers in Cornwall

The NSPCC is appealing for more volunteers in Cornwall, to help teach primary school children about the different types of abuse. The children’s charity funds a Schools Service across Cornwall, […]

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Should Nanny Moore’s Bridge be painted black?

The good news is that Nanny Moore’s Bridge is to get a lick of paint, but some people in Bude are getting in a lather that it might not be […]

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Bude Surf Life Saving club bids for new centre

Bude Surf Life Saving Club does a phenomenal job but surely no one would disagree that their clubhouse at Crooklets is not the most attractive nor the most effective base. So, […]

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Bude’s Mayor condemns trashing of Bencoolen play park

The Mayor, Bob Willingham, has rightly condemned the trashing of the Bencoolen play park on his Facebook page. He wrote: WHY? If you’ve got too much energy or anger do […]

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Bude-Stratton Town Council to take over management of Bude Library

Bude-Stratton Town Council to take over management of Bude Library   The management of Bude Library and Information Service will be handed over to Bude-Stratton Town Council on the 1st […]

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New investment for businesses to tackle ocean plastics crisis

As we are aware, plastic pollution is creating an environmental crisis in the oceans. This comes from Innovate UK: According to the United Nations, more than 8 million tonnes of plastic […]

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Budehaven’s Christmas meal forms part of their ‘acts of kindness’ approach

On Monday 17th December, over 50 Budehaven students took part in a heart-warming act of kindness. 30 members of the local Bude nursing homes attended a Christmas meal held in […]

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The Breadbag Challenge

By Binzy Reynolds: From January 1st 2019, the gauntlet was thrown down to every member of the Bude Rubbish Action Group, or BRAG as we are commonly known. During every […]

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