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Covid -19 – update 8

Mobile/broadband support The UK’s major internet service and mobile providers, namely BT/EE, Openreach, Virgin Media, Sky, TalkTalk, O2, Vodafone, Three, Hyperoptic, Gigaclear, and KCOM have all agreed the following commitments, […]

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Murder investigation launched

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Officers from Devon and Cornwall Police’s Major Crime Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation following the death of a 22-year-old man from Plymouth. He […]

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Bude law service offers virtual help

If you need legal help (wills, probate, contracts, power of attorney and so on) but find all the solicitors are closed, then Bude Legal Clinic is able to take a […]

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Making Bude proud through poetry at The Surfin’ Frog …

The Surfin’ Frog, currently closed like many other places, has turned the shop frontage into a poem wall. What a brilliant idea. Poetry is known to uplift the soul … […]

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COVID-19 – update 7

NHS frontline staff first to benefit from Coronavirus testing   Dozens of universities, research institutes and companies across Britain are lending their testing equipment to 3 new hub laboratories which […]

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Serious assault, Callington

Police are investigating the circumstances regarding a man being discovered with head injuries at a secluded rural beauty spot in east Cornwall. Police were called to a car park at […]

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COVID-19 – update 6

Official guidance on green spaces   The government’s priority is to save lives and the best way to protect yourself and others from illness is to stay at home. However, […]

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PM has Coronavirus

After experiencing mild symptoms yesterday, the Prime Minister was tested for coronavirus on the personal advice of England’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty. The test was carried out in […]

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Some crimes drop, but domestic abuse increases during ‘stay at home’ restrictions

Devon and Cornwall Police says it will flex to maintain public safety and protect society’s most vulnerable members as the coronavirus (Covid-19) health emergency continues. The force has rapidly reallocated […]

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The Thanks a Million campaign for the NHS

Many people were heart warmed last night by the nationwide clapping for the NHS heroes working on the front line (often with limited resources and protection) to help fight this […]

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Coronavirus leads to unprecedented demand for Childline

Childline has experienced an unprecedented demand for its services as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic starts to affect children’s lives. There have been over 900 counselling sessions with children and young […]

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New plans to help the self-employed during Coronavirus

  In the latest step to protect individuals and businesses, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has set out plans that will see the self-employed receive up to £2,500 per month in grants […]

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COVID-19 – update 5

Coronavirus scams Yes, you guessed it, scammers are making the most of this terrible situation so don’t be fooled. Members of the public are advised to be vigilant in the […]

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COVID – 19 Update 4

Free parking for NHS and social care staff   The government will cover the costs of providing free car parking to NHS staff working in hospitals during this unprecedented time, […]

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COVID-19 – update 3

Government Cornavirus service on WhatsApp The UK Government has today launched a GOV.UK Coronavirus Information service on WhatsApp. The new free to use service aims to provide official, trustworthy and […]

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