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A taste of Bude in Parliament

MP for North Cornwall, Scott Mann, has raised a glass to Bude Brewery after it successfully managed to get its PorthBud beer stocked in Parliament’s main bar.   The famous […]

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Bude water upgrade at Tamar Lakes treatment works

Tamar Lakes Water Treatment Works supplies Bude and the surrounding villages along that stretch of the Atlantic Highway. Now, £5.5million project will deliver even better drinking water to customers in North […]

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Update on the Bodmin Jail redevelopment…

More on the Bodmin Jail refurbishment. It is a fascinating attraction, but it has been in need of a makeover for some time. Well, now it is getting it! For Mallino […]

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Updating the Bodmin Jail visitor attraction

UK and international holiday makers will be treated to a uniquely off-beat tourist destination when Bodmin Jail’s visitor attraction opens in 2019.  The transformed exhibition, restaurant and hotel will – they say […]

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Torridge grant for community outreach

Eight Torridge Councillors have collectively pooled £10,000 of their Councillor grant money to help purchase a mini bus for a Community Outreach Programme. The “Opening Doors” project run by  intagr8 […]

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Keep your house secure in warm weather

Police are urging members of the public to be security conscious during the warmer weather. Inspector Jane Alford-Mole said: “At this time there has not been a considerable rise in […]

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Devon & Cornwall Police response to Finsbury Park incident

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   Following the attack on Sunday 18 June outside the Muslim Welfare house on Seven Sisters Road, near Finsbury Park Mosque, Devon and Cornwall Police […]

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Tiffanys moves to new salon in Bude

A change of scene for the girls from Tiffanys who say: It is with great pleasure we inform you that on the 27th of June 2017, we will open our […]

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Americans visit Bude in search of Pamela Colman-Smith

It’s funny sometimes how things happen out of the blue, so a telephone call from well-known tarot author, Mary Greer, last weekend led to me meeting a party of 24 […]

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Recently re-elected MP for North Cornwall, Scott Mann, has called on Cornwall Council to re-open the public toilets at Trebarwith Strand following an outcry from local residents.   Trebarwith Strand […]

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Dodgy to join Blondie at Eden

Britpop legends Dodgy are joining Blondie as special guests at the Eden Sessions on Friday June 23.     Shooting to fame in the 1990s, festival favourites Dodgy were together […]

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Bude lifeguards – rescue update!

Where would Bude be without our amazing lifeguards? This report from lifeguard, Ella Henwood: RNLI Lifeguards at Sandymouth beach had to rescue seven people towards the end of the half […]

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Coastguard called out to paraglider

Bude Coastguard Rescue Team was paged at 17:44 on 16th June and tasked to Vicarage Cliffs in Morwenstow following the report of a paraglider who had crashed into the side […]

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Making life better with a sponsored walk…

By Katie Brind: Two months ago, walking from Crooklets to Summerleaze in Bude, I thought about what had happened in my life in the last 2 years and decided I […]

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Cricket Honour for Budehaven’s Amber

Following her participation in the Cornwall U17 Girls first ever overseas cricket tour in 2016 (as an U15), Amber Cummins, aged 16 of Budehaven School and Werrington Cricket Club, has […]

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