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Bude post-lockdown

The lucky people of Cornwall go into Tier 1 (medium risk) from Wednesday, 2nd December. In Tier 1 areas, people must: abide by the “Rule of Six” when meeting other households both indoors and outdoors. are still advised to continue to work from home where possible. last orders in hospitality […]

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Bude area Covid update

The good old interactive map for the 7 days to 23rd November shows Bude Covid cases at 22, a rolling rate of 206.2. A reminder that the rolling rate is the number of cases and associated deaths from COVID-19 per 100,000 for a seven-day rolling period ending on a particular […]

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Baler fire near Stibb

Bude fire fighters are featured here using the drag fork to remove straw from a baler in fire yesterday near Stibb. They were assisted by Holsworthy Fire Station. This was the fourth call out for Bude fire fighters that day, which included two automatic fire alarms and a chimney fire. […]

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Bellini’s – you can now order online

Our lovely sponsor, the family-owned Bellini’s Deli Kitchen, based on Queen Street in Bude, has a wonderful new website, which means you can order all your deli needs for local produce online. Adam and Anna say: In early 2020, with the enforced closure of restaurants and cafes, we made the […]

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Cases drop in Cornwall and Devon, including Bude and area

That interactive map has been updated again to 7 days ending 21st November. Cornwall total cases down to 338 Devon overall down to 777 cases. Torridge down to 49 Bude & Stratton, Poundstock and Kilkhampton, Crackington & Tintagel, Launceston, Camelford and Tresmeer, and Holsworthy, Bradworthy & Welcombe – fewer than […]

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Cornwall gets tier 1, while Devon gets tier 2

Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are to enter tier 1, while Devon goes up to tier 2 after lockdown ends on 2nd December. What this means:    

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Latest interactive map Covid data as Bude drops out of the dark blue

Good news! For the week ending November 20th, the interactive map is showing the following: Bude has had a drop in cases to 16, a rolling rate of 150, so no longer shows as dark blue on the map. Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly total cases 357, a rolling […]

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Another Covid drop for Bude

The interactive map has now been updated to the 7 days ending 19th November and the number of Covid cases in Bude has dropped to 24, with the rolling rate reduced to 225. This is still above average but improving.  Total cases in Cornwall for the same period stand at […]

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Today’s Bude Covid update

Sitting at my desk watching the peachy clouds, looking at the Covid interactive map seems to be my new morning habit. So, here we go … Good news, Bude, but don’t rest on your laurels. The total cases for the 7 days to 18th November is down to 26 and […]

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Brief Covid Update Bude

Today’s look at the interactive map shows a little improvement. While Bude is still showing 33 cases in the 7 days to 17th November, there was only a rise of 2 new cases (6.5%) but Bude is still a Covid cluster,so we need to continue to be careful. The rolling […]

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Fundraiser for St Andrew’s, Stratton

Crowdfunding is having a busy time of it as people have to take to online donations during these strange times. Rebecca Barker has started a fundraiser for St Andrew’s. The target is £5000. So far, 6 supporters have raised £560. She says: Please consider a donation for St Andrew’s this […]

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A twist in the Bude crematorium proposal

Recently, Bude & Beyond unveiled new plans for a crematorium facility in Poundstock Parish, towards Widemouth Bay. This led to so much discussion on the Facebook page, for both sides in the for/against debate, that the debate was left on Facebook. A pre-application was submitted (PA19/01632/PREAPP) for a crematorium facility […]

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Running for Talan’s Trust

Mike Tunney and Bude Rats who are running 24 hours for Talan’s Trust started at midnight last night and will be running until midnight tonight, on what would be Talan’s 23rd birthday. Talan Penny, a Bude boy, sadly died of rhabdomyosarcoma aged 19 in May 2017. This year, the charity […]

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Budehaven School partially closes temporarily

Budehaven School has had a number of staff test positive for Covid-19, alongside a small number of pupils and their family members. This has led to a shortage of teachers needed to maintain safe on-site provision for all students. Following advice from Public Health England and Cornwall Council, all teaching […]

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Bude remains a ‘cluster’ as Covid cases rise

Compared to other parts of the country, Covid cases in Bude are still very low, but they are rising, and Bude remains a dark blue cluster on the map. Rates in Cornwall are still comparatively low. However, the rules of social distancing, face covering, and today’s added one of ventilation […]

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