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Citizens Advice – A Taste

Happened upon a booklet the other day which explained some of the fascinating history of the Citizens Advice movement. As we still have a CAB in Bude (based at Neetside), I thought people may like to hear a little more about the movement.

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Bude Lifeboat Rescues Local Fishing Boat

More information on that earlier story about the Bude Lifeboat and the stricken fishing boat. Lifeboat crews were paged at 7.54am today. Bude lifeboat and the Rescue Water Craft launched to a report of two persons in the water in Bude Bay.

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Bude Coastguard/RNLI Rescue at Crooklets

An amazing rescue story has unfolded on Facebook. A person was reported to be in the water at Crooklets earlier. Katie Cook Hartop’s husband saw the man fall into the […]

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HM Coastguard Warns Dog Owners

Although these events didn’t happen in North Cornwall.Devon, they have previously and are a timely reminder to dog owners to keep their pets safe when walking along cliffs. HM Coastguard is […]

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Fire at Valley Road, Bude

The fire service was called out in Bude yesterday evening, at  8.43pm.  The call was to a house in Valley Road which had a kitchen fire. Two fire engines from […]

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Holsworthy Police Comment on FB Rumour

Rumours on Facebook about child abduction have been clarified via Holsworthy Police. Devon and Cornwall Police has been made aware of rumours escalating on Facebook suggesting that there may have been […]

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Getting from J to B

According to the RSPB, jays appear to be on the move this week. The most colourful members of the crow family have been more visible around the UK and jays […]

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Next Week’s Roadworks – Devon/Cornwall

For travellers/commuters: The following works are planned on the Highways Agency’s roads from Monday October 8th: A38 Manadon, Plymouth: Westbound lane closure 1900 – 0400 hrs for vegetation works (9-13 […]

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Modernising NHS Dentistry

Tooth decay and dentistry affects us all. And the cost of dentistry does put some people off seeking treatment, so today’s information from the Dept of Health about modernising NHS […]

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Exeter University to Host BBC Pudsey Party

The Forum at the University of Exeter has been chosen to host BBC Children in Need in the South West on Friday 16 November 2012. University of Exeter students will […]

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No Trick or Treat This Hallowe’en

Sorry… No trick, or treat this Halloween If you don’t want to be bothered by ‘trick or treaters’ this Halloween, we would like to suggest that you print this ‘No trick, […]

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Chimney Fire Safety

Now autumn has arrived and evenings are becoming cooler, homes throughout Devon & Cornwall will be warming up their homes by lighting the home fire. Devon & Somerset Fire & […]

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The Cost of Wind Power on Your Electricity Bill

This is what turbines are costing us before we even pay for the electric. All this is added to everybody’s electric bill and the Government aims for thousands more turbines. […]

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Bude Mum Nominated for National Award

Be very envious! Following an incredibly successful 12 months, has been put forward for 3 national industry awards in the last 3 months. The latest of these relates to […]

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Hallowe’en Treats Without the Tricks

It’s dark and spooky, the pumpkins are carved, cobwebs in place and frightful happenings are on the cards – it’s time for a Halloween party. Disgust your friends and family […]

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