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I need to apologise to All the Ps

Yesterday, I mentioned how much I’d love a greengrocer’s in Bude. In so doing, I did the immensely hard-working Kim Gouldson of All the Ps, a huge disservice, so I […]

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I’d really like a greengrocer’s in Bude

Reading about people being prepared to pay more not to have their fruit and vegetables wrapped in plastic sent me a little nostalgic. As I child I used to shop […]

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Excuse me, is this Margaret’s?

That’s the question I was asked earlier, and the answer was: it certainly is. Apparently, these visitors had been sent from Bude to Margaret’s recommended Rustic Tea Room, and you […]

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Bude’s very own Refill Shop

Hearty congrats to the team behind Bude Refill Shop which opened today on Belle Vue Lane after much planning and oodles of hard work. I’m sorry I was travelling home […]

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Wedding Fair at the Castle

From Ari Winfield: Whether you’re getting married or not, you’ve got to come down to The Castle Springtime Wedding Fair… The Castle, Bude, invites you to attend their Springtime Wedding […]

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The Horse Box Cornish bar – the easy answer

Did you know Bude has a mobile bar service? The Horse Box Bar is an easy option for all your social gatherings. Easy to theme, the perfect pop-up partner for […]

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New opening hours at The Preston Gate

From Tuesday 2nd April, the kitchen will be opening from 5 pm in the evenings! So that’s 12 -2 and 5-9 Monday through to Saturday and 12-8 on a Sunday! […]

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Flights from Newquay to Heathrow

From Cornwall Council website: Cornwall’s businesses and residents are set to benefit as new direct flights between Cornwall Airport Newquay and London Heathrow, giving Cornwall increased access to the global […]

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Happy Mothering Sunday

For all you great mothers out there, congratulations, you’re doing an amazing job! We all celebrate Mothering Sunday in our own way. I’m not into cards, etc., but take a […]

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Travelodge To Open In Bude ?

Apologies, I didn’t see this had been submitted by a reader yesterday before I added my own item, so this is the view of a gentleman called Thomas. The old […]

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A Travelodge for Bude?

Thanks must go to an eagle-eyed youngster for spotting this before I did. PA19/01978 | Full Planning Permission and Conservation Area Consent for the development of a 70-bed budget hotel, including bar […]

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Atlantic Rest Best in the South West

Big congrats to Sheridon and family! Winner of the South West People’s Awards for 2019 based on the feedback of families who have loved ones resting at Penlow, which is […]

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Life’s a Beach re-opens later this month

One of Bude’s most established eateries is re-opening to the public after a complete renovation on the 29th March.  Family run since 1999, Life’s A Beach has been one of […]

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What type of shops would you like to see in Bude?

An interesting post from Bude Locals on Instagram, which asked people what shops they would like to see in Bude (no chains). They had 29 responses. One person asked for […]

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Screwfix opens new store in Bude

The new Screwfix store opening on Kings Hill Industrial Estate, EX23 8QN, was celebrated recently, as the store officially opened its doors on 21st February 2019, with hundreds of eager […]

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