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Scott Mann resigns as PPS

Local MP, Scott Mann, has hit the national press with his decision to resign as a parliamentary private secretary to the Treasury. In his undated letter, he wrote: “I fear […]

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Torridge recycling levels soar

To increase recycling rates across the district, Torridge District Council introduced a range of changes to its Waste and Recycling Services on 4th June, including new weekly food waste collections, a […]

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Borrow books from your sofa through Cornwall Libraries

Borrowing books has never been easier – in fact, you don’t even need to leave your sofa these days. More than 60,000 free books have been downloaded from Cornwall’s libraries […]

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Gareth Short Joins His Brother Darryn At Architectural Design Business In Bude

  This week, Gareth Short joined his brother Darryn Short at R.A. Rowe & Co. – an architectural design business based in Bude, Cornwall.   R.A. Rowe have been serving […]

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Scott Mann pledges support for Connect Bude

At a recent meeting with Scott Mann MP, representatives of “Connect Bude” outlined the aims of the group: to campaign to reconnect Bude and Holsworthy to the National Rail Network […]

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Rise in SW eating disorders …

Eating disorders are becoming a major issue for teenagers across the country. With thousands of young people contacting Childline with concerns about how they look, as well as many others […]

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A weekend of serious motorcycle collisions

From Devon & Cornwall Police: At 11.32am on Sunday 15 July 2018, the Police were notified of a three vehicle road traffic collision on the A386 between Folly Gate and […]

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Ladies, Get Your Sticks Out!

Article by Lydia Underwood: Ladies, we need a pep talk. When it comes to exercise we are being beaten, hands down, by our not so better halves. I know we […]

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Research proves LED lights on fishing nets reduce seabird deaths by 85 per cent

By Binzy Reynolds: Illuminating fishing nets can reduce the terrible impact they have on the lives of seabirds and marine-dwellers by over 85 per cent, new research shows. An international […]

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Dennis the Menace and Gnasher lead the fight to keep children in Cornwall reading

Dennis the Menace and Gnasher are leading the fight to keep children reading across Cornwall this summer. They are part of the Summer Reading Challenge 2018, which aims to get […]

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Chinese delegate in Cornwall to learn about sustainable tourism

Sustainable tourism was the focus of a high-level Chinese delegation who recently visited Cornwall. The delegation from the Hechi province in China came to Cornwall on 11 July 2018 to […]

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Marhamchurch Revel Dog Show

It’s Marhamchurch Revel Dog Show on July 29th. The Revel is on August 13th, and after a massive weather washout last year, the organisers would really like to make it […]

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Road traffic collision at A39 Jacobstow

The fire service received an emergency call from Devon and Cornwall Police yesterday at 16.50, stating that there had been a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the A39 at Jacobstow, […]

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New powers help Cornwall Council and Police tackle criminal private landlords

From Cornwall Council: In a drive to raise standards of privately rented accommodation in Cornwall, private sector landlords who do not meet new standards or turn a blind eye to […]

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