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Join our writing groups

Our writing groups are small but sweet, yet they would benefit from more members. Taught/workshop sessions depending on demand. £10 per session, buy 5 for £10 each, then get the […]

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Childline campaign helps young people spot ‘peer on peer’ abuse

Not all abuse perpetrated on children and young people is by adults. Often, it can be friends/peers. Childline is now helping young people spot the signs of peer-on-peer abuse after […]

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A public inconvenience

By Binzy Reynolds:   We all need toilets. When you need to go, you need to go. At home or in an office, it isn’t usually a problem. However, are […]

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Bragging about… World Clean-Up Day

By Binzy Reynolds: Last Saturday was ‘World Clean-up Day.’ The idea of ‘World Clean-up Day’ is for everyone to spend just ten minutes cleaning up litter in their local area, […]

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Devon fire service warns of magnifying mirror danger

Advice from Devon Fire Service: Every year at this time when the autumn sun is low in the sky Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service attends a number of […]

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Speak Out Stay Safe programme in SW

Tens of thousands of children have been learning how to keep safe from abuse thanks to the NSPCC’s Speak Out Stay Safe programme (video link) that it runs in primary schools […]

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What is this ship doing off the Cornish coast?

This screenshot comes from It shows the past track of a ship called Nordic Ace, a big vehicle carrier en route to Barcelona from Bristol. It isn’t taking the most […]

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A warning to all … man arrested on suspicion of grooming

Recently, we reported on Ellie Palmer-Welsh, from Barnstaple, a 13-year-old who went missing on 30th August 2018. Ellie was fortunately located safe and well in Staffordshire, but a 24-year-old man has been […]

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Alzheimer’s society roadshow visits Bude

      People living in Cornwall will have the opportunity to put their questions to experts and find out more about dementia next week as the Alzheimer’s Society Roadshow […]

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Illegal tobacco and why it is so dangerous…

From Devon County Council:   Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service is visiting Green Lanes Shopping Centre in Barnstaple on Thursday 30 August between 10am and 5pm to let residents […]

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Royal Naval Association, Bude branch.

By Binzy Reynolds: The last branch meeting on 2nd August was both well attended and lively. The following points are of interest: Our annual Trafalgar Day dinner at the Falcon […]

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RNLI reminds dog owners to stay safe at the coast

Buddy the cockapoo is helping the RNLI to remind dog owners to enjoy their time at the coast but to remember to stay safe at the same time.   The […]

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Housing development proposal in Stratton

By Binzy Reynolds:   INFORMAL PUBLIC DROP-IN EVENT at: STRATTON COMMUNITY HALL on: TUESDAY 21ST AUGUST 2018 between: 3PM – 7PM A development proposal is being put forward to provide […]

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The journey of Ernie (Cherone)

By Helen Shingler: Many of you reading this will already be aware of the journey of baby Ernie Cherone through his Facebook page set up by parents, Louie and Gemma […]

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#coverupmate campaign targets men

Adapted from post by Cornwall Council: Men who spend long periods of time outdoors are being urged to protect themselves against the sun, perhaps because many have a tendency not […]

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