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Protect your internet security for free

Devon & Cornwall Police provide info on how to protect your internet security for free. Domain Name Systems (DNS) are like public phone books for the web. They’re the reason […]

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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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Building Better Opportunities Project

I am a Building Better Opportunities (BBO) Project Key Worker working in the Bude area. This project aims to help unemployed (or economically inactive) people who would welcome some support […]

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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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Why hotels are losing customers…

As Bude has many hotels, this info may be useful. It seems hotels are losing customers because they aren’t using the most effective marketing messages for their ratings, according to […]

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Why your kitchen may be a fire hazard

Did you know that over 50% of accidental dwelling fires start in the kitchen? This means that you are six times more likely to have an incident in your kitchen […]

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Cornwall’s Community Grant scheme

Community and voluntary groups in Cornwall are invited to apply for grants of up to £1,000 as part of Cornwall Council’s Community Chest grant scheme for 2017/18. Each of Cornwall […]

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Tory humiliation down to campaign length and cult of May – Norman Tebbit Q&A

Tim Bale, Queen Mary University of London The following interview with Lord Tebbit took place at the House of Lords on June 28, 2017. He was interviewed by Tim Bale, […]

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Why do some accents sound better than others?

One man’s soothing sound can be another’s harsh tones. HBRH/www.shutterstock.com Gerry Howley, University of Sheffield When a funeral planning business recently decided to open its new contact centre in Newport, […]

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Scott Mann welcomes trial rail service

There were many naysayers who felt that rail services would never return to our area, and I agree that Okehampton is some distance away, but with a shuttle bus from […]

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Plans to trial commuter rail service Okehampton to Exeter

By Mike Moore: RAIL campaigners in Okehampton are rejoicing after the Secretary of State for Transport revealed there are plans to trial a commuter rail service from Okehampton to Exeter. […]

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The new Hollywood film “Guernsey”

By Dave Cross: I was allowed to film and photograph a new Hollywood Movie yesterday at Sandymouth Bay. The Beach was transformed into a 1940s Guernsey frontier to deter the […]

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No charges in Conservative party election spending affair – here’s why

Sam Power, University of Sussex The Crown Prosecution Service has ruled that no charges will be brought against Conservative Party candidates following an investigation into how 2015 campaign spending was […]

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