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Huge public response to ‘plastic tax’ but is action slow to follow?

Environmentalists are celebrating the mass participation to what was dubbed the ‘plastic-tax consultation’ in the largest response to a call for evidence in the Treasury’s history. Massively, over 220 organisations […]

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Bude’s Jaunty Seagull

By Helen Shingler: Jaunty Seagull opened it’s doors at the end of March this year.  If you haven’t been inside this delightful little store on Queen Street in town, you […]

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Is Cornwall becoming too touristy?

An article on BBC Cornwall reckons Cornwall has struggled to cope with unprecedented mass tourism this summer. The rain might see some visitors off but we have been gifted an […]

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Writing groups start again September

Dawn is offering writing groups from September subject to demand. Please email to express interest and to receive more information.  

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Great news for Primark fans – no it’s not coming to Bude!

The nearest Primark store is in Barnstaple, but there is also one in Exeter. Many people love the opportunity to buy inexpensive clothing, especially for growing children.  Now there is […]

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More glitter pollution this summer

Most glitter is made of micro-plastic, which is something  Bude’s conservation groups are working very hard to reduce. Therefore, it is not great news that summer festivals and Love Island […]

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Bude Food Assembly offers vegan/veggie food, too

Somewhere between 3 – 12% of the population is vegan or vegetarian. Some adopt such diets for health reasons and others for ethical reasons, often to the bafflement of meat-eaters. […]

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New marketing manager appointed at MUTU

MUTU System have announced that they have appointed Lyssa-Fêe Crump as their new Marketing Manager. Ms Crump was previously Marketing Manager at Headforwards, an outsource software development company. During her […]

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A happy memory day at Atlantic Rest

Popped down to Penlow yesterday to show my visiting daughter her grandmother’s burial place. Glorious weather, incredibly tranquil, and some very welcome new developments helping insects and spiders at Atlantic […]

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New powers help Cornwall Council and Police tackle criminal private landlords

From Cornwall Council: In a drive to raise standards of privately rented accommodation in Cornwall, private sector landlords who do not meet new standards or turn a blind eye to […]

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NatWest mobile branch in Bude

Well, it’s better than nothing…if you didn’t know, there is a mobile service for 45 minutes in Bude. Address for Natwest Bude Natwest Mobile Branch Sainsburys Car Park Bude Cornwall […]

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More scammers

From Action Fraud: There is concern that victims of previous Computer Software Service Fraud (CSSF) are being re-targeted for “owed money”. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) reports that CSSF […]

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