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Fire services highlights dangers of hoarding

From Devon & Somerset Fire SErvice: We all have a bit of rubbish in our houses we hoard for sentimental reasons. But sometimes, hoarding goes much, much further. Devon & […]

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Hoax calls are no joke

Throughout the day yesterday, the Critical Control Centre for Cornwall Fire Service received seventeen hoax calls. Fortunately, Fire Service control operators realised that they were hoax calls and no appliances […]

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Man charged for church thefts across region

Police have charged a man in connection with a number of burglaries at churches across the region. Mihaita Rosca, aged 25 from Shrewsbury but of no fixed abode has been […]

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A right royal street party – Victoria Road, Bude

The excitement about the Royal Wedding has felt pretty muted in Bude, apart from in Victoria Road. Always game for a street party/celebration, the local residents have put the right […]

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Bude’s Mayor starts a Facebook Page

The new Mayor of Bude and Stratton, Bob Willingham has started up a Facebook page. On it, he says: In my new role as Mayor, I’m really keen to share some […]

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Broadband speed claims might get clearer

I’m fortunate to have high speed broadband in Stratton. I know many people that don’t have it. I also know many people that have made decisions about properties to rent […]

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Fuel prices keep rising

From It’s been on the news and even on the radio to work this morning. According to our fuel price index, petrol prices have increased another 0.9p/l in one week to 124.4p/l, on […]

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New special guests for Eden Sessions

A great selection of special guest artists, including the Mercury Prize-nominated Nick Mulvey, Los Angeles rockers CRX and Cornish-language singer Gwenno, have been announced for this summer’s Eden Sessions concerts. […]

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Gas at property in Bradworthy

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call from the Ambulance Service last night stating that there was a strong smell of gas in a property at Mill […]

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Equine therapy – Dartmoor ponies ‘rescue’ students and mentors

At 7.30am on Saturday 12th May 2018, Dartmoor ponies, George and Smartie, led the way at the start of the Ten Tors Jubilee Challenge from Okehampton Army Camp on Dartmoor, […]

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Cornwall’s anti-plastic campaigners raise awareness in Parliament

A Cornish campaign group which organises beach cleans and works to tackle plastic pollution has held a Plastics Awareness event in Parliament. Taking place on Monday, 14th May, Rob and Emily […]

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North Devon Link Road gets upgrade funding

From Devon County Council: A multi-million upgrade of the North Devon Link Road has received £83 million of government funding, it’s been announced today (Thursday 17 May). Devon County Council’s […]

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Royal wedding offers at Bude Morrisons

Morrisons Bude has created its own £7 version of the Royal Wedding cake and its own £25 version of Meghan Markle’s wedding bouquet. The supermarket on Stucley Road has created the […]

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Bob is Bude’s new mayor…

Popular photographer, Bob Willingham, is Bude’s new mayor. Congratulations to him. Thanks also to Trev Plant of trev’s Taxi for this photo taken with Bob Willingham in Cafe Bellini, Bude. […]

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Digital Marketing agency host free event to help local businesses understand Google Analytics and increase enquiries

A local digital marketing agency is aiming to help businesses make the most of the statistics in Google Analytics in order to improve their enquiries. In the latest of MiHi […]

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