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Bideford’s State of the Art Skatepark makes progress

Torridge Council tells us that £100,000 has been allocated to design and install a brand new concrete skate park that will be created on the redundant tennis courts that sit […]

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Bude & Beyond is YOURS!

Perhaps people can help me get this message across because I keep repeating it and nothing happens – Bude & Beyond is YOURS! The website and social media into which […]

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Snow pix from Hartland

Well, we did get some significant snow, after all.  Here are photos from near me.  

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Scam calls from ‘Telephone Preference Service’

From Action Fraud: Fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers. They call victims claiming to provide a ‘Telephone […]

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Eight Cornish beaches designated as bathing waters, including Northcott Mouth

Beachgoers in Cornwall can now benefit from eight more beaches which have been designated as bathing waters. Eight Cornish beaches, including Northcott Mouth in Bude, received their designation, bringing the […]

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Exeter Uni research suggests specialist diets may be helpful – to mongooses!

Mongooses living in large groups develop “specialist” diets so they don’t have to fight over food, new research shows. Banded mongooses cooperate closely but are also prone to violence – both […]

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Witnesses sought – Barnstaple Collision

Police are appealing for witnesses to a single-vehicle collision near Barnstaple which left two people with serious injuries. Emergency services were called at 3.25am today [Friday 16 March] to the […]

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Missing teenagers, Cullompton, found safe and well

Found Safe and Well! Good news.  Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of Charmaine Charlesworth and Mercy Russell, both 15, who are missing from Cullompton. They are believed […]

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Snow again?

Between 00:05 Sun 18th and 18:00 Sun 18th, the Met Office is forecasting snow with parts of the SW on an amber warning. This is not specifically for Bude which […]

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Police raising awareness of child sexual exploitation

From Devon & Cornwall Police Devon and Cornwall Police and partner agencies are today launching a campaign to raise awareness of the signs of child sexual exploitation. The initiative coincides […]

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Possible disruption in Plymouth on Sunday

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are warning the public to expect potential traffic disruption in and around Plymouth on Sunday [18 March] due to a planned ride out by owners […]

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Budehaven 6th Form in top 25%

 Budehaven Sixth Form has received a certificate of recognition from Alps (A Level performance system) this week, in recognition of the students’ performance over the last three years.  Toby Ahern, […]

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Beach cleans get a boost as new stations are funded by Devon firm

New beach clean stations will soon appear across the across the South West coastline and beyond, helping turn the tide on the plastic and debris polluting our beaches. Devon-based holiday […]

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Exeter Chiefs celebrate spring community day, Exeter

The University of Exeter is hosting a fun-filled family event on Saturday 17 March and will be joined by Rugby Premiership Champions, Exeter Chiefs, to help celebrate on the day. The Spring […]

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