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Economic Crisis Our Biggest Threat?

New south west research has revealed a significant gap between what the government claims are the biggest security threats facing the UK  – and the fears of the population. For it […]

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Police Detain Emu!!

This story is the stuff of dreams….. An unusual suspect ruffled feathers in North Devon this morning…. A member of the public rang the police just before 8.00 a.m. when […]

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‘Movember’? Fancy Some Auto-Pogonotomy?

Moustaches from the classic handlebar to the dramatic Dali are soon to be cut short as the month of Movember draws to a close, and clean shaven faces return from […]

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Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service want you to have a joyful and fire safe Christmas this year. Fire safety is important at any time of the year, but […]

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Bude Students Plucked to Safety

Coastguard report: The coastguard reported a callout for  2 missing students from Budehaven school lost somewhere between Duckpool & Northcott & cut off by the tide. Easily done, treacherous stretch!! […]

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Tattooed Man Sought Following Rape

Detectives in Cornwall are looking for a man with a distinctive tattoo following a rape in Callington. The victim, a young woman, was attacked at about ten past midnight Saturday […]

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Make Your Chimney Safe for Santa!

If your expecting Santa to come down your chimney, then you need to make it as safe as possible for him!! Christmas is fast approaching and with the colder weather […]

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Dads Reluctant to Take Flexi Work

Only 20% of working mums’ partners work flexibly despite the fact that legislation on flexible working applies equally to them, according to’s annual survey. 4% of partners worked part […]

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Bude Lifeguard to Help Save Lives in Senegal

An RNLI lifeguard from North Devon is preparing to go to Dakar in Senegal to help develop its first dedicated lifeguard service. Lifeguard Manager Vaughan Lawson is due to leave […]

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Victory for Budehaven in Cycle Time Trials

While conditions for the inaugural Cornwall School Cycle Time Trial Championships (bit of a mouthful) weren’t quite the same as Bradley Wiggins and fellow Olympians faced this summer, the competition […]

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Consultation on Bude -Stratton Neighbourhood Plan

The Localism Act received Royal Assent on November 15th, 2011, and allows new rights and powers to allow local communities to shape new development by coming together to prepare neighbourhood plans. Te idea is […]

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50 Shades of Grey Makes Us Feel Blue

You get up and it’s another grey, wet, windy, dull day…….even the sea and the rocks and the sky take on a gloomy grey hue. No wonder you feel fed […]

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Bodmin Man Charged With Firearms Offence

A 31 year old man from Bodmin is due to appear before Cornwall Magistrates on 11 December 2012 charged with possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of […]

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Rather Timely Flood Research

New research shows that concerns about governmental failure to act effectively and fairly in the aftermath of extreme weather events can affect the degree to which residents are willing  to […]

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Payday Loans Leading to Serious Debt Crisis

As the new payday lending customer charter is launched, Citizens Advice Bureaux across the country are today releasing new figures demonstrating a worrying increase in the number of serious debt cases relating […]

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