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Next year’s A39 road closure

As someone who regularly travels up country, not least to visit my ageing Dad, this news which Devon Live recently reminded me of, makes me irritable. It already takes me […]

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Can you help Cornwall achieve a national award?

The largest surviving tidal saltwater lido in the UK, Jubilee Pool, is up for a national award, and Cornwall Council is asking for your vote. The Institution of Civil Engineers […]

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Zoeftig taken over

Good news for Zoeftig, which operates from Kings Hill Industrial Estate in Bude for Spanish company, Figueras, based in Barcelona, has bought the majority holding in the Bude-based airport seating […]

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More Writing Group, Bude

Just giving myself a plug again… It is exciting and an absolute privilege to work with writers and aspiring writers in my Bude writing group, and I’ve enjoyed a spot […]

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Bespoke beer at The Barrel

Going from strength to strength (nice little alcoholic pun) The Barrel at Bude now offers bespoke beer. Ian and Rachel O’Hare have created quite a vibe for their micropub, which […]

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Missing Person Found

  Good news: Police have now located Michael Birrell safe and well, and would like to thank the public for their assistance in this enquiry.   Michael BIRRELL aged 46 […]

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Another photo opportunity to help Light Up Bude

Photographer, Kim Gouldson, of Stratton, says she has just put up the backdrops for Christmas pics in the summerhouse to raise a few pennies for #LightUpBude – great little model!   The […]

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Bude Choral Society event

Bude Choral Society presents Mendelssohn’s Oratorio “Saint Paul” Saturday December 9th 2017, St Michael’s Church, Bude   For most of the society, this has been a journey into a new […]

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Cause? Passion? Skill? Share, Bude!

Every year we at B & B try to incorporate something a little different for December. Previously, we have had 10 questions for local people involved in community activities, and […]

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Moonlight – a story for Remembrance

I’m tremendously grateful to local lady, Lucille Opie, for sending in a story she wrote in 2012 to share, ideal for Remembrance weekend. We will never know what happened when […]

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New signs for Torrington

If you haven’t been, Torrington is an interesting place, and it has the wonderful Plough. Now, new pictorial maps have been put up in six locations in and around Torrington. […]

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Theft of large brass Cornish bell

Police are hunting for audacious thieves who stole a large bronze bell from public gardens in St Austell. The Warner Bros London 1884 bell was taken from Pine Lodge Gardens […]

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Police pursue 10 new leads in Kate case

Detectives investigating the 1997 murder of Exwick schoolgirl Kate Bushell are working on 10 new lines of enquiry following a new public appeal. On Monday [6 November] the Force launched […]

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Amber’s Cricket goes down a storm…but she needs your help

Female cricketer, Amber Cummins, 17, previously a student at Budehaven School, has been selected by Western Storm for their Development Centre Programme. This prestigious achievement means Amber will be supported […]

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Diary Date: Mind, Body & Soul Fayre

The next Mind Body & Soul Fayre takes place on 2nd December at the Parkhouse Centre Bude, from 10am-4pm. Mind, Body and Soul fayres aim to cater to our esoteric side, […]

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