Posts for Environment

Attenborough isn’t wrong …

“In times of crisis, the natural world is a source of both joy and solace. The natural world produces the comfort that comes from nothing else.” – Sir David Attenborough […]

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Updated Government guidance on green spaces

There has been some debate over the last 24 hours about green spaces and what the rules are, so today, the government has clarified its intentions … The government’s priority […]

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What does Covid-19 mean to Bude Coastal Community Team?

This article is the personal view of John Gimson, one of the Directors of BCCT CIC.  It was written to support the work of Bude & Beyond Community Website in […]

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Primroses and fairies …

Primroses and fairies. You may say I’m away with them but I heard on the radio earlier that primroses were considered in folklore to be a gateway to fairies, as […]

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Public advised to be vigilant near the coast

Despite having no phone with me to take photos (I know, amazing) I was at Widemouth Bay earlier. Waves were huge and foam was flying. Then to Nanny Moore’s where […]

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Flood warning for Crooklets and other parts of North Cornwall Coast

Flooding is expected over the high tides, from Wednesday morning 11th March to the morning tide on Thursday 12th. High water at Padstow on Weds is at 06:21 and 18:46 […]

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Bude a flood-haven on North Cornwall’s coast

Flooding is possible for all high tides from the morning of Tuesday 10th March until the evening high tide on Thursday 12th March from The Rumps to Hartland Point, excluding […]

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Wettest February on record

Just in case you were on another planet and failed to notice, February 2020 has been the wettest February on record for UK, England, Wales and Northern Ireland, according to […]

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Indikon sounds a bit weird but it’s actually rather good …

There’s a new Kickstarter Fundraiser in Bude, which is all about helping our oceans. Started by Cleaner Seas Group, founded by environmentalists Dave Miller and Avril Sainsbury and technologist/entrepreneurs, James […]

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Fly tipping of old tyres becoming a problem in SW

From Police alerts: Over recent weeks there has been an increase in reports of the illegal dumping of tyres in Devon and Cornwall most recently at a Forestry site near […]

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Government promises money to make roads fit for the 21st century …

It’s a jamboree. Train connectivity and roads fit for the 21st century. The SW could be transformed. Bring it on. As I drive along many narrow, single-track roads, battered by […]

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More rain coming our way …

Make the most of today’s beautiful weather because tomorrow through to Monday is going to be grim. The Met Office is forecasting heavy rain (yellow warning) in the west, which […]

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Rodda’s to triple refillable milk stations

Dairy company, Rodda’s, is to triple the number of refillable milk stations across independent retailers in Cornwall. Launched last year, Rodda’s currently has 31 stations in Cornwall They say: Our […]

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Cornish campus studies herring gulls with a surprising finding

Seagulls favour food that has been handled by humans, new research shows, which may explain why they like to steal your chips and pasties. Herring gulls were presented with two […]

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Dogs on Cornish beaches – the latest update

From Cornwall Council: Having listened to feedback from the Council’s largest-ever consultation response, regulations for dogs on beaches in Cornwall will be simplified and harmonised from this April. Rob Nolan, […]

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