Posts for Environment

Well done to Marhamchurch School

From Cornwall Council: A North Cornwall School has been recognised with an award by Cornwall Healthy Schools, part of Cornwall Council, for their work in trying to tackle plastic waste. […]

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A shout out for Bude BRAG

It’s never great to see litter, and Bude BRAG are really doing their utmost to ensure any litter is cleaned up before it makes its way into our rivers and […]

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Bonfire gets out of control in Kilkhampton

Saw a retained firefighter sprinting across Queen Street towards the fire station yesterday afternoon, as the service was called to reports of a “fire in the open” in Kilkhampton. Bude […]

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Bude Podcaster Interviews MPs at Labour ‘Green’ Launch

Bude-based writer and podcaster, Jane Holland, met with two high profile politicians in late June, when they paid a visit to Cornwall to launch the ‘Labour Green Industrial Revolution”. Along […]

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Save our beach huts!

By Bob Fear: This article first appeared on the Yeo Design website.   Nostalgic or sustainable? The traditional seafront icon facing a modern design challenge. We love a good beach […]

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Let’s get excited for Thursday!

After a showery start to the week, the Met Office predicts a return of the sun on Thursday when we will be basking in temperatures of up to 26 degrees. […]

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Lib Dem leadership contender, Ed Davey, visits Bude to support election candidate

Once again, I’m happy to point out that any candidate is very welcome to inform readers of this website about their campaign.  Flexbury and Poughill by-election candidate Robert Uhlig was […]

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Hot, humid weather hits us next week

So far this June it’s been rather cool and wet, but there are now strong weather signals for a change to hot and humid weather for parts of the UK […]

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Can you live a plastic free July?

The Marine Conservation Society’s (MCS) annual challenge to the public to avoid single-use plastic during the whole of July is right around the corner and the charity hopes that even […]

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Government introduces more restrictions oh phthalates

Changes to regulations mean that non-compliant products will be prevented from from being placed on the market, which will please lots of people in Bude. The changes include the introduction […]

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Are wild flower verges the way forward?

Thanks to Gunita Wilson for sending in this as an idea.  

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Bude benefits from European Regional Development Fund money

A project to improve green spaces in Cornwall is receiving up to £2.8 million of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural […]

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Join the Great British Beach Clean

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is appealing for people to become part of the solution to the litter problem that is engulfing UK beaches by adopting a beach and leading […]

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Welcome to Devon & Cornwall – with wildflowers

A magnificent wildflower display can be seen along the A38 in Devon thanks to Highways England’s work to increase biodiversity and help provide wildlife habitats. As well as improving roads, […]

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Philippa is standing for a local election on a green ticket

How wonderful to see a proper election with a choice of candidates happening in Bude-Stratton these days. Hopefully, the days of co-option are over and councillors will be duly elected […]

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