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More on the polling station muddle

There seems to be some confusion over the upcoming town council by-election for Flexbury and Poughill Ward in Bude. Bude Town Council website initially advertised that polling would take place […]

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Concern over Polling Stations for Flexbury and Poughill By-Election

This was submitted yesterday: As a candidate in the Flexbury and Poughill By-Election on Thursday 27th June, I have received correspondence from Cornwall Council saying that there will be two […]

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Can you live a plastic free July?

The Marine Conservation Society’s (MCS) annual challenge to the public to avoid single-use plastic during the whole of July is right around the corner and the charity hopes that even […]

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Chris Jewel on why we need to be told more about Ivor Potter

Viewpoint by Christopher R. Jewell: On Thursday 6 June 2019 I attended the Bude Stratton Town Council’s full council meeting. Item no 15 on the agenda was to change the […]

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Cornwall Trading Standards explains credit card surcharges

From Cornwall Council: Hidden charges for paying with a debit or credit card were banned across the UK in January 2018 yet Cornwall’s Trading Standards team is still finding regular […]

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Technology enabled care may help tackle loneliness in Cornwall

As we all know, living in Bude and the surrounding area is quite isolating for many people, especially those who struggle to get out due to age-related health issues and […]

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Bude commemorates D-Day 75

By Helen Shingler: On Thursday 6th of June across Europe and the U.S. we commemorated 75 years since D-DAY, the day that saw the Allied invasion which began the liberation […]

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Poundstock Gildhouse – Open to view

By Helen Shingler: Alongside the parish church of St.Winwaloe at Poundstock a few miles outside Bude, there is the wonderful early 16th century ‘Church House’ known as Poundstock Gildhouse.  Built […]

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Funding secured for Europe’s first horizontal launch Spaceport in Cornwall

From Cornwall Council: Cornwall will be the home for Europe’s first horizontal launch Spaceport after funding was secured for the project from the UK Space Agency. Cornwall Council will provide […]

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Digital x-ray equipment for Stratton Hospital

An exciting programme of investment is bringing digital x-ray equipment to Stratton, St Austell and Bodmin hospitals over the coming year. Digital x-ray equipment is modern efficient imaging technology that […]

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Will a bigger blue belt turn the tide for sea life?

The conservation sector welcomes the announcement by Defra today of 41 new Marine Conservation Zones. Nearly doubling the number of conservation zones in English and Secretary of State Waters is […]

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Increasing racially-motivated attacks on children in SW

A South West teenager has spoken out about how he was targeted in a racially motivated attack, leaving him with numerous injuries to his head. It comes as an NSPCC […]

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RNLI figures say 80% of coastal deaths in SW are male

Annual coastal fatality figures released today by the RNLI lifesaving charity reveal that, of the 25 people who lost their lives on the coast in the south-west in 2018, eighty […]

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Earth Festival weekend

From Bude Castle: The Bude Earth Festival is a free, two-day eco-friendly festival celebrating our beautiful green town of Bude and our fabulous Planet Earth. The weekend incorporates lots of […]

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RNLI working with teachers to keep children safe at sea

A new RNLI video has been produced to help teachers keep children safe at sea. Their education page is here.      

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