Posts for Environment

New Bude Community Group Establishes Itself by Launching a Film Season

Transition Bude is a group of local people who want to help make Bude and surrounding areas more resilient to big challenges in an uncertain future. A working group was […]

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More homes for Bude…

From a reader: Land North Of Stratton Road Bude Proposal Application for Reserved Matters for Phase 2 – Construction of 116 dwellings including market and affordable housing, associated landscaping and […]

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Flood alert – Upper River Tamar

It’s nothing like as bad as South Yorkshire and the Midlands is getting but there is a flood alert in force for the Upper River Tamar. A band of heavy […]

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Heavy rain and strong winds forecast for SW

Bude gets a double-whammy today from heavy rain and strong winds   leading to some flooding and travel disruption. Of course, there is a resulting flood alert for the Upper […]

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Yellow warning for wind in SW on Saturday

From the Met Office: A spell of strong winds may cause disruption on Saturday across parts of England and Wales, especially the southwest. What to expect There is a small […]

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Heavy rain affects driving conditions

There are currently Met Office weather warnings in place across the region for heavy rain, according to Highways England. This is manifesting as surface water across the region. They advise […]

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Flood warnings and alerts

Here, the Upper River Tamar area remains on flood alert as per our last post. If you are travelling, much of the country has alerts or even red warnings. There […]

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Flood alert, Upper River Tamar

There is a flood alert in force for the Upper River Tamar,  based on a forecast for heavy rainfall over this evening (Friday) through to midday Saturday with the potential […]

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Yellow warning of rain for SW

It’s wet, but you ain’t seen nothing yet according to the Met Office. Rain is expected during Friday and Saturday and this will be heavy at times, especially over high […]

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Palm oil warning on Bude beaches

Thanks to Penbode Vets who yesterday posted on their Facebook page a warning against palm oil which had been washed up in large quantities at Summerleaze and Upton beaches. It […]

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Bovis wants to build more homes in Bude

Reader-submitted post: Bovis has already concreted what was Binhamy farm, with hundreds of homes; they now want to build 11 more homes on the last bit of green space between […]

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Land for sale with planning permission, Upton

A reader kindly sent in this advertisement from Colwills estate agency offering land for sale at Upton for a cool £1,200,000: Development site with sea views Planning approval for 9 […]

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Flood alert – Upper River Tamar

What grim weather at the moment – wet and windy! So, obviously the Upper River Tamar is on flood alert. The Environment Agency says:   Over the last 12 hours, […]

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Big opportunity to engage with the council on climate change

From Bude & Stratton Town Council: We are seeking three members of the public to join our newly founded Climate Change and Environment Committee, which is responsible for coordinating the […]

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Lorenzo is on his way

Make the most of today, as there will be a very different picture by 5 pm when we start feeling the effects of Storm Lorenzo. Heavy rain is forecast for […]

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