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The social care system is not fit for purpose says Alzheimer’s South West

The UK’s broken social care system is not fit for purpose. As polling day approaches, Marion Child Alzheimer’s Society Head of Region (South West) outlines why the next government must make reforming it […]

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Crooklets Road closed

I’m currently in S Devon. Devon Live has reported that Crooklets Road in both directions closed (due to an unsafe building) from Morwenna Terrace to Crooklets. I understand the road […]

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Travelodge refines its plans

PA19/01978 There have been amendments to the Travelodge Planning application following consultation with the Town Council. 72 comments have been submitted on this application, worth reading here. Briefing notes re […]

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Take advantage of Cornwall’s free parking

From Cornwall Council: Residents are being encouraged to enjoy the festive season in their local town as Cornwall Council offers free parking on selected days in car parks across Cornwall. […]

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Connect Bude – the update

Connect Bude, the group which sees the importance of connecting the town to the rest of the country/world via rail links held its AGM and public meeting recently. The key […]

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Child cruelty cases rise in the SW

Recorded child cruelty and neglect offences in the UK continue to soar with crimes increasing by nearly a fifth in the last year alone, the NSPCC reports. The charity has analysed […]

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What’s your plan? Climate hustings at the Falcon in Bude

With voters now rating the climate and ecological emergency as equally important to crime and the economy, a group in Bude has organised pre-election hustings focusing on the environment.  Parliamentary […]

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Bude Road Works

Or rather they don’t much, at the moment! The Mayor has stated on his Facebook page that: It’s probably of no comfort but I do need to point out that […]

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Free legal clinics at Neetside

‘Professional Law Services Ltd (Pro-law) is pleased to announce that they are starting a free legal clinic for people in the Bude & Stratton area. Pro-law currently operates as a legal […]

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RNLI warns of large surf forecast for Cornwall and Devon

The RNLI is urging people to stay safe along the north Cornwall and Devon coast over the coming days, as large surf is expected to hit the region. With no […]

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Acceleration Through Innovation in Bude – progress report

By ATI: Acceleration Through Innovation (ATI) celebrated Guy Fawkes Night (5th November) by officially opening the doors to their Bude Pop-up Innovation Centre, held within Bude-Stratton Town Council. ATI is a […]

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Dementia set to soar 42% in Cornwall in next decade – don’t read this at your peril!

It’s a subject dear to my heart. Dementia killed my mother after 13 years and is now working its evil on my father. Read on to find out how people […]

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Childline counsels rising number of children re sexual exploitation

Childline’s annual report has revealed the service carried out on average 12 counselling sessions every day in 2018/19 with children who have been sexually exploited. The NSPCC’s round-the-clock service delivered […]

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Hi-5 Talk Time Cafe has moved

Hi-5 Talk Time Cafe has moved to the former Methodist church at Bangors, Poundstock.  Additionally, the lovely First Lady of Bude, Margaret Frost, has kindly agreed to become the charity’s […]

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Scam TV licence emails to residents around Bude

Residents in the East Cornwall area are asked to be vigilant following a report of an email received stating that tv licensing were unable to collect funds for the renewal […]

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