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Argos at Bude Sainsbury’s?

There is a lot of discussion about Bude Sainsbury’s acting as an Argos collection point. It also acts as an eBay collection point, and DPD pickup point. Basically, you buy […]

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Rail travel delays in the SW due to waves and floods

Information gleaned from National Rail’s twitter account, there are a few delays on the trains as Callum causes concern. A tree is blocking the railway between Bere Alston and Bere […]

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M & S to close Bideford outlet store

The North Devon Gazette has reported that Marks & Spencer is to close its outlet store at Bideford’s Affinity Devon (formerly Atlantic Village). This is a shame as it is […]

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Shocking car parking hike proposed by Cornwall Council

People are not going to be terribly thrilled about these proposed car parking hikes for Cornwall Council car parks in Bude. The full details of proposals for the whole of […]

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Morrison’s Bude spices up its curry

Morrisons Bude is launching an eight chilli rated curry – the Flaming Fiery Phaal – after listening to Morrisons ‘curry regular’ customers, who voiced complaints that the supermarket’s Volcanic Vindaloo […]

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Lynne helps you tap into your arty side

Normally, I have a pretty orderly desk at Wharf Studio, from where I work and run writing groups/workshops but yesterday, it was transformed for Lynne’s monthly acrylics class. These 3-hour […]

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Seafood to eat and to avoid

Seafood is a tasty and popular choice whether chosen off the menu, at the supermarket or down the chip shop, but consumers are increasingly aware of the need to buy […]

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Newquay – Gatwick flights set to continue

From Cornwall Council’s website: The Government and Cornwall Council have today announced that direct flights between Cornwall Airport Newquay and London Gatwick have been secured for a further four years, backed by funding […]

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Connect Bude AGM, 27th October 2018

By Binzy Reynolds: The AGM and public meeting of the local action group, Connect Bude, will take place at the Falcon Hotel, Bude, on Saturday 27 Oct 2019 between 11am-12.00 […]

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Defibrillators in all Morrisons stores

Morrisons has won a St John Ambulance Everyday Heroes award for installing life-saving defibrillators in all of its stores.   The £500,000 initiative funded by the retailer’s charitable arm, Morrisons […]

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Takings drop as people reject plastic packaging

New research among small businesses from Paymentsense reveals over half (54%) of small retailers have seen sales of plastic packaged goods fall over the last six months. The research shows how the […]

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Mid-Century and Vintage Fair at Bedruthan

Come along to Bedruthan Hotel‘s Mid-Century and Vintage Fair taking place on October 13 and 14 with a wide variety of stalls to browse. Visitors will enter the fair and […]

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A public inconvenience

By Binzy Reynolds:   We all need toilets. When you need to go, you need to go. At home or in an office, it isn’t usually a problem. However, are […]

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Budelicious – a food festival once again for Bude

Once again, Bude has a food festival happening this month on September 22/23, celebrating everything that is great about food in Bude. The brainchild of chef, Peter Gorton, the foodie event […]

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