Posts for Environment

Your chance to comment on 30 dwellings proposed for Poughill

Validated on 14th September, planning application PA18/07352 requests outline planning permission with some matters reserved for land at Poughill Road Poughill Bude EX23 8PD. This is for: A residential development comprising […]

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Warning of gusty winds on Sunday

The Met Office warns of windy conditions in our area on Sunday.  The yellow warning says: There is a small chance of injuries and danger to life from flying debris […]

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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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Windy evening/night in store, Bude

Bude and surrounding areas are expecting a spell of strong winds during Monday night and Tuesday morning. What to expect Some damage to trees is possible; for example, large branches […]

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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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Bragging about… World Clean-Up Day

By Binzy Reynolds: Last Saturday was ‘World Clean-up Day.’ The idea of ‘World Clean-up Day’ is for everyone to spend just ten minutes cleaning up litter in their local area, […]

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#2minutebeachclean at Sandymouth

As beaches go, Sandymouth is usually pretty clean, but despite the vast expanses of clear golden sand, our quick beach clean still yielded some plastics and a lot of fishing […]

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Record number of beach cleaners expected this weekend

The organisers of the annual Great British Beach Clean say they expect to see record numbers of volunteers at more beaches than ever before at this weekend’s UK-wide event.   For […]

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Meeting the Bude Baggers

In a lovely light room with a small kitchen area, donated once a month by Bude TIC as part of their green agenda, the Bude Baggers meet to create Morsbags, […]

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Beach Clean, Summerleaze on Sat

From Bude Friends of the Earth Join us at Summerleaze Beach 14.30 on 15th September for a Beach Clean and litter survey as part of the #GreatBritishBeachClean series. Please register at. We’ll […]

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Bude Tunnel – why not really make it a tourist attraction?

Well, it started out as a big joke, but it didn’t take long for Bude Tunnel to become the town’s number one attraction on Trip Advisor. The joke is probably […]

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Flood alert – Hartland Point to Lynmouth/N Devon Coast

From the Environment Agency: Flooding is possible over the high tides from Monday evening until at least Tuesday evening. High water at Ilfracombe on Monday is at 19.30pm BST, times […]

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A free innovative beach clean app …

Buttermilk is sponsoring the new Tidal Revival app, making it the latest Cornish business to get behind the initiative which encourages people to clear plastic waste from the coast.   […]

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Confess your Devon food waste secrets to win a smart fridge camera

    The war on food waste has a new weapon, and you could be in with a chance of winning one! Devon residents can confess their guilty food waste […]

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Perfect produce from All the Ps

One thing people discuss a great deal in Bude is the environment, including plastic packaging, food air miles and provenance. But are we all just talk when it comes to food? […]

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