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Budehaven Sixth Form Enrolment

A diary date for those who have taken GCSEs this year.  Budehaven’s popular sixth form holds its enrolment morning on Thursday 31st August from 9 am to midday in the school library (at the […]

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Try croquet in Bude

 By Bude Croquet Club: Residents may have noticed the work carried out at the old tennis courts at Crooklets Road. This has been done by Bude Croquet Club and although we […]

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Stratton Primary School – headteacher job vacancy

Stratton Primary School is seeking a new headteacher. With 329 pupils currently on roll, the school is seeking a new appointee to take up post in January, 2018. Recently judged […]

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Film making summer schools in North Devon

Community filmmaking organisation North Devon Moving Image (NDMI) will be running two filmmaking summer schools for children and teenagers this coming August. Creative Director of NDMI, Amanda McCormack is really […]

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Councillor impresses importance of voting on young people

By Lydia Underwood, Route 39 Academy: Spanish students at Route 39 Academy are working on a project to reflect on how they would improve their locality for young people. To this […]

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Iyengar Yoga Studio Opening

By Deborah Cadby:   The Appledown Iyengar Yoga Studio has classes starting from the 18th of May 2017. My name is Deborah Cadby I’ve been teaching Iyengar Yoga since 2001 […]

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Ransomware alert from the Police

From Devon & Cornwall Police cyber security alert system: Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations […]

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Why beaches lose their sand – and then suddenly reappear

Dooagh beach, Ireland. Handout Simon Boxall, University of Southampton In spring 1984 a whole beach disappeared. Over just two days, the golden sands of Dooagh on the island of Achill, […]

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Why parents should resist the temptation of term-time holidays

Esther Dermott, University of Bristol The Easter holidays are over – and the long wait for the more generous summer break begins. In just a couple of months, schools will […]

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How dogs could make children better readers

Once upon a time… Shutterstock Gill Johnson, University of Nottingham Issues around children learning to read are rarely out of the news. Which is hardly surprising – becoming a successful […]

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Warning! Spammers are adding their own website to your business on Google Maps!

Thanks to Katie Goode for this warning: A warning to local Bude businesses. I was looking for a hairdresser today via Google Maps, as I do. Pretty much every business […]

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Complain about your delay

I’m fortunate to have ‘only’ had to complain for 12 months before I got decent broadband when we moved house to Stratton, a few years ago. Yes, really. I complained […]

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Violin, viola, and piano lessons in Bude

I have just moved to Bude from Kent, where I’ve been teaching violin, viola, and piano for 15 years and I am now offering lessons in the local area at […]

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Why both teens and teachers could benefit from later school start times

Maybe a good idea, but the impact on kids like me (who liked to get up early) would be more negative.   Why both teens and teachers could benefit from […]

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