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COVID – 19 Update 4

Free parking for NHS and social care staff   The government will cover the costs of providing free car parking to NHS staff working in hospitals during this unprecedented time, […]

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Sainsbury’s update

From Sainsbury’s:   Keeping you and our colleagues safe Starting today, we will limit the number of people allowed in our stores and at our ATMs at any one time. […]

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Announcement – emergency callouts/gas/water/leaks

If you have an announcement to make, please go ahead. Here’s the first.

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Fuel prices set to dramatically drop

How are prices at the pumps in Bude? Reacting to the news that Morrisons is the first supermarket to cut fuel prices by a historic amount – 12p off per […]

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Update on train travel refunds

Anyone holding an advance ticket will be able to refund it free of charge. All season ticket holders can claim a refund for time unused on their tickets free of […]

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News from Co-op Stores

Co-op has announced that from this week, it will be donating £1.5 million worth of food to FareShare, in a show of co-operation to help boost stocks, support local communities […]

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Morrisons to provide NHS hour

Many NHS workers have said that they are struggling to buy the products they need at the beginning or the end of their shift, as supermarkets have seen unprecedented demand. […]

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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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Postage stamp price rise

I ordered some gift vouchers recently which were posted to me but never arrived. The company kindly resent them recorded delivery this time (cost £1.90) and they arrived but I’d […]

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Keeping calm and helping out – Wildwood for the Foodbank

Wildwood on Lansdown Rd is doing its bit for the community in the current crisis. Things are especially tough at the moment for those who can’t afford food, let alone […]

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Keeping calm and carrying on – Children’s Hospice SW, Bude

It’s amazing when everything around us seems to be closing down, volunteers and many local businesses are keeping going as best they can. Opening hours are changing for the Children’s […]

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Shop Local in Bude

Reader view: The Coronavirus isn’t only affecting people, but our high streets as well! Britain’s high streets were struggling enough before the Coronavirus,  but now local businesses could close forever! […]

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Bude – keeping calm and doing what we can

While we are facing challenges known to everyone, I’ve decided to highlight anyone offering an extra or altered service in and around Bude. So, today, I was pretty impressed to […]

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Message from Morrisons

This is a message of thanks to our customers for their patience and support and to our colleagues and suppliers for their hard work in dealing with the uncharted challenges […]

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