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3 days of live music at Penstowe

If you remember the likes of Focus (Dutch band, Hocus Pocus, Sylvia, etc) and Wishbone Ash, check out the Bude Blues Festival website here.

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Is your chimney ready?

It’s already cold and colder is expected, so are you sure your chimney is clean and ready to light? Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Serviceise reminding everyone to check […]

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Wanted – Suffolk man in Devon & Cornwall

Police are appealing for help to trace a 36-year-old man from Ipswich who is wanted by Suffolk Police and believed to be in the Newquay area. Marc Nicholls is wanted […]

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Will we get snow?

Just checked Netweather and it looks like there may be snow ahead. Fast forward to Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd March and snow is likely. However, Accuweather suggests it will be […]

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More safer drone courses announced

  Devon and Cornwall Police have announced further courses as part of their Safer Drones initiative. The Safer Drones course is run by members of the Alliance Drone Unit, the […]

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A food outlet next to Crooklets loos?

Check out this planning application PA18/00458 | for a change of redundant building to food/drink outlet (A3 use) at Crooklets car park. The plan submitted on 14th February by R.A Rowe & Co, Bude, on […]

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Torridge Council consults on Dog Control Orders

Torridge District Council would like to consult the public on introducing a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to help tackle irresponsible dog ownership in specific areas within its district. The […]

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Police investigate female approached on lonely Bude path

Police at Bude want to hear from anyone who can help regarding an investigation into a male who approached a female on the path behind Primrose Road (leading from Bude Football […]

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Karen Has A Passion for Watercolour

Local artist, Karen Thomas, is not one for bragging but I seriously think she would be excused if she did, given the stunningly professional nature of her new book, A Passion […]

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Grant helps Bideford rowing club

Torridge Councils Community Grant scheme found another worthy recipient when a cheque for £12,000 was handed over to the Bideford Amateur Rowing Club to help fund the purchase of a […]

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Independent scrutiny reps needed from Torridge

Torridge District Council currently has two vacancies for Independent Representatives to serve on its Overview & Scrutiny Committees (Internal & External).   The role of the Overview & Scrutiny Committees is to […]

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Route 39 to be part of a multi-academy trust

It seems Route 39 will be losing the identity it originally hoped for as it now aims to become part of a multi-academy trust with Launceston, in a time of […]

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Body found at Fistral Beach

The Police were informed by the Coastguard at 3.10pm yesterday (Wednesday 21 February) that they had received reports of a body seen on the rocks at Fistral Beach, Newquay. RNLI […]

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Charity Trek for mental health

Jen Short, a business partner at Just Gentz, is currently raising money for the Mental Health Foundation by walking 70km over the course of 10 days along the great wall […]

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School fraud to be aware of

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has seen an increase in recent weeks in the volume of CEO Fraud reports whereby schools are the targeted victim. This has resulted in […]

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