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Sense prevails as dog restrictions on beaches are harmonised

Regulations for dogs on beaches in Cornwall will be simplified and harmonised from this April. Hooray! Restrictions will be in place only in July and August, except on beaches with […]

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Fantastic fundraiser for Born to Be Wild

Late in 2019, Bude taxi driver, Trev Plant, started a Just Giving fundraising page for the local wildlife rescue charity, Born To Be Wild, the brainchild of Sue Gear. Trev […]

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Wonderful exhibition of local property over time at The Castle

I popped into the Castle on Monday to take a look at the Budehaven art exhibition but also the archives/Kivells exhibition of property in Bude.   ‘Bude For Sale’ comprises […]

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Diana Ross to appear at Eden

 Diana Ross, one of the most successful recording artists and entertainers of all time, will headline an Eden Session this summer. Throughout her stellar career, she has shaped the sound […]

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Desk or walk? I chose the latter …

You probably haven’t noticed, but Bude & Beyond is late today. I haven’t added anything until now (afternoon) because sometimes we all have to make choices. This morning, it was […]

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Help us to help you – use your local pharmacies

This winter NHS England and NHS Improvement and Public Health England is once again running the overarching NHS winter pressures campaign ­- ‘Help Us, Help You’ – to help the public […]

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Caravan fire spreads to woodland at Canworthy Water

Two appliances from Bude with twelve firefighters on board attended a call to a caravan on fire in the early hours of this morning. The caravan was well alight on […]

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Vote for Bude’s fossil fish

From Bude Castle: The Cornish Heritage Awards are coming up again this year and we have been shortlisted again for Object Of The Year. The category this year is ‘Weird […]

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Biffa wins collections contract for Cornwall

You’re used to seeing their lorries, as Biffa has been clearing Cornwall’s waste for the last 3 years. Now Biffa, the national recycling and waste management provider, has secured the […]

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The future of Bude’s Compass Point looking brighter

Originally built in 1835, and relocated in 1900 due to eroding cliffs, Bude’s Compass Point locally referred to as “The Pepper Pot” has experienced years of coastal erosion and exposure […]

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Driver who gave false info to Bude police sentenced

From Bude Police Facebook page: On Tuesday 14th January 2020 at about 21:00hrs local officers stopped an Audi A4 on Stratton Road, Bude near the temporary traffic lights. The driver […]

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House prices fall slightly in the SW

In England the November data shows, on average, house prices have risen by 0.3% since October 2019. The annual price rise of 1.7% takes the average property value to £251,222. […]

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It’s National Pothole Day

I hit a pothole yesterday. Dark, it was full of water and difficult to see. It didn’t sound great. A couple of years ago, reversing and hitting a pothole on […]

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Friday is time to wassail …

When I saw a Facebook post from Cafe Bellini about wassailing, I realised I knew very little about it. I assumed it was making merry at Christmas. Traditionally, the wassail […]

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NSPCC estimates over 1,600 cybercrimes against children in the South West since Online Harms White Paper published

The NSPCC estimates that more than 25,300 child abuse image and sexual grooming offences have occurred since the Online Harms White Paper was published. Based on the latest police recorded […]

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