Posts for Environment

Bude Community Orchard – ‘First Wassail’

Thanks to Ruby Browning for this wonderful write up: On Saturday 19th January Bude Community Orchard hosted its first ever Wassail. Wassailing was originally an Anglo-Saxon tradition (the word ‘wassail’ […]

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The vote result for Nanny Moore’s Bridge

It’s a smallish sample, and a bit of fun, but the votes cast are in for Nanny Moore’s Bridge. In total, we were able to count 158 votes. The first survey […]

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Whistlefish is going green

As I shop for cards regularly at Blue Heron Gallery in Bude (a Whistlefish supplier) I am thrilled to hear that Whistlefish is changing a few things: They say: EXISTING […]

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Bude Surf Life Saving club bids for new centre

Bude Surf Life Saving Club does a phenomenal job but surely no one would disagree that their clubhouse at Crooklets is not the most attractive nor the most effective base. So, […]

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New investment for businesses to tackle ocean plastics crisis

As we are aware, plastic pollution is creating an environmental crisis in the oceans. This comes from Innovate UK: According to the United Nations, more than 8 million tonnes of plastic […]

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Should petrol pump prices be regulated?

I got some petrol at Sainsbury’s, Roundswell today, as I was passing, and it is usually a lot cheaper than in Bude. Recently, there was a petition to try to […]

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Research Exposes Our Terrible Flushing Habits that are Turning into Fatbergs

Reader submission. Please read as contains good advice! With the largest plastic epidemic hitting our oceans, it’s more important than ever to find new and easy ways to reduce our […]

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Major development in the fight against fatbergs

The fight against fatbergs received a major boost today with the publication of a new official standard identifying which wet wipes can be flushed down toilets safely. Manufacturers of wipes […]

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The Breadbag Challenge

By Binzy Reynolds: From January 1st 2019, the gauntlet was thrown down to every member of the Bude Rubbish Action Group, or BRAG as we are commonly known. During every […]

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ARE YOU #TURTALLYAWESOME?

While we are on an environmental awareness roll, check out this wonderful not-for-profit initiative which is gathering speed in Bude from its HQ at our supporting sponsor, Rosie’s Kitchen. Bude-based […]

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Tetcott Hunt in Stratton

This is not an opinion piece (it would be much stronger). I am trying to provide a balanced article. If I haven’t succeeded, please comment, but keep it polite because […]

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Plea for unwanted Christmas gifts for ReFILL Bude

Refill Bude has put out a plea for unwanted Christmas gifts to be donated as raffle prizes to help boost their Crowdfunder to open the new ReFILL shop. If you […]

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Bude is getting greener…

Great to see things developing so rapidly to make Bude a greener town aiming for zero waste. Saw this on Instagram. Looking forward to the grand opening of the repair […]

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Reduce, re-use, recycle this Christmas

From Cornwall Council: Did you know last January households across Cornwall threw away an extra 2,087 tonnes of… well, to put it bluntly… ‘stuff’? Council waste collection statistics reveal there […]

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Christmas tree planting at Widemouth Bay

Saturday January 5th 20199.30am – 1pmYour tree is not just for Christmas!Your old trees will do a fantastic job in stabilising the Widemouth sand dunes for years to come by […]

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