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Morwenstow’s Maverick

Now that the Vicar of Morwenstow has been digitised (http://archive.org/details/vicarmorwenstow00goulgoog) thought it was time to resurrect my feature of Reverend Hawker of Morwenstow….. As the crows caw and screech a […]

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Illegal Davidstow Rave Intercepted by Police

This comes from the Bude Police Facebook page: “We have been made aware of a possible illegal rave that has been planned to take place this evening at Davidstow Moor […]

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A Little Hartland History

Having recently spent £14.95 on a slender pamphlet called “Farthest From Railways: An Unknown Corner of Devon” by R. Pearse Chope, originally written in 1934, I hoped to find out more about […]

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St Hilary’s – Dementia Care With a Difference

  PLEASE NOTE THAT ST HILARY’S CARE HOME HAS NOW CLOSED Dementia is a subject people rarely think about until it personally impacts upon them. So it was with me. […]

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Little Rays of Sunshine

Great words from a colleague today which were: just write what you like and have fun doing it! So, I’ve dredged up one or two of my favourite Bude articles […]

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Shopping in Bude – A Shout Out to Local Businesses

Very busy in Bude today, so not the best day for uniform shopping, with people walking in all directions. However, I like to give a shout out to those shops […]

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A Little Bude History

Last year, I met a very interesting lady, Anne Longley, Co-ordinator of Volunteers at the Bude Heritage Centre Archives (Bude Castle). Anne has a great interest in, and knowledge of everything to […]

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Neville – the ‘Duckman’ Behind Bude’s Markets

I’ve often said about how lovely it would be for Bude to have a permanent weekly market. Indeed, Holsworthy town centre comes alive on Wednesdays, when the market there is […]

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Clovelly Best Heritage Attraction/Cornwall Best Holiday Destination

Clovelly Harbour  Countryfile Magazine has today announced the winners of the second annual Countryfile Magazine Awards, and Cornwall and Devon come out of them rather well in terms of holiday […]

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Old Police Emergency Number to be Switched Off

The old non-emergency number for Devon and Cornwall Police will be switched off completely on Sunday 2 September. The 08452 777444 number was replaced with 101 in September 2011, as […]

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Fisherman Swept Out to Sea Named

We heard the tragic tale last week of the fisherman who was swept out to sea when angling near Tintagel. The man has now been named as 62 year old […]

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Bude’s Best Photos

Starting the ball rolling with thanks to Ellie Chapman with this beautiful representation of Crooklets Beach

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Community Transport for All Reaches Bude

We all know that getting around Cornwall can be difficult. Bude is especially geographically isolated, and bus service cuts haven’t helped. So it’s good news that Volunteer Cornwall provides an […]

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