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Regular surfers are more likely to have E.coli in their guts…

From the University of Exeter: Regular surfers and bodyboarders are three times more likely to have antibiotic resistant E. coli in their guts than non-surfers, new research has revealed. Conducted by the […]

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The Daily Mile challenge for Cornwall’s primary schools

From Cornwall Council: Schools across Cornwall are being encouraged to sign up to the Daily Mile challenge in a bid to tackle physical inactivity and childhood obesity. In Cornwall around […]

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Big Breakfast event at The Falcon

Join The Falcon for breakfast in aid of North Devon Hospice on Saturday 20 January 2018. £6.50 per person. Vegetarian option available. 9 am – 11.30 am. Bookings preferred, so […]

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Fireworks – always attend organised displays

This article comes from Devon & Somerset fire service’s website. It is a reminder to be very careful with and around fireworks. Keep to organised displays and keep safely animals […]

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Halloween costumes – check the label

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is warning parents of the potential fire risk posed by children’s fancy dress costumes, which can quickly burn if touched by a naked […]

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Jack Sprat could eat no fat

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has improved its rating of sprat from the Baltic Sea by giving it a green rating in the latest version of the charity’s Good Fish […]

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Waitrose recalls luxury chocolate over plastic fears

Waitrose is recalling four varieties of Waitrose 1 chocolate bars because they may contain pieces of plastic. Product details Product: Waitrose 1 White Chocolate Pack size: 85g Best before end: July 2018 Batch […]

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Budehaven has a new diner

Taken from the Budehaven website, it’s great to see there is a superb opportunity for school pupils to have decent meals providing a varied diet. The offerings at the Budehaven […]

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Sugar Smart September

From Devon Council website:   Local Sugar Smart teams across the South West are encouraging people to attempt the Sugar Smart September challenge and are providing support and tips throughout […]

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What’s your tipple?

The Office for National Statistics has given us a few clues about adult drinking behaviour.   In Great Britain, 56.9% of Opinions and Lifestyle Survey respondents aged 16 years and […]

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Cornish Charcuterie recalls another product

Cornish Charcuterie is extending the recall to also include their Westcountry Duck Confit in addition to pates and rillettes because of concerns over the company’s procedures in place to control […]

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Cornwall Hospice Care benefits from Albert’s birthday

Albert Tilley has had plenty to celebrate recently. The Bude centenarian won the weekly £1,000 prize in the Cornwall Hospice Care Lottery and then used the money to pay for […]

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When noise is your friend

By Neil Cox, hypnotherapist: I write this from my new office at Kings Hill Industrial Estate having had an email from Dawn offering to do a short write up.. So […]

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Cornish Charcuterie product recall

This comes from the Food Standards Agency. Cornish Charcuterie is recalling various types of pates and rillettes because of concerns over the company’s procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum. […]

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Stratton Patient Participation Group

If you are a Stratton Medical Centre patient, did you know they have a Patient Participation Group? The group has been created as the practice felt by listening to the […]

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