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Mass resignation of Route 39 governors

  Taken directly from their Facebook page, it seems the governors of Route 39 have resigned. Here is what they’d say in an open letter to Lisa Mannall, Regional Schools Commissioner, […]

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Global arts concert at Budehaven

Wednesday 21st March was a special evening in the north of the county when 165 children from primary and secondary schools  gathered at Budehaven School for a Global Arts concert. […]

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Route 39 spending remains ‘commercially sensitive’

A number of residents in Torridge have contacted their MP to seek information about the cost of the Route 39 Academy being built alongside the A39 at Bucks Cross. Lord […]

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Exeter Uni research on viruses shows they can species ‘jump’

Viruses are more likely to evolve in similar ways in related species – raising the risk that they will “jump” from one species to another, new research shows. Scientists from the […]

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Camelford Library re-opens as hub

From Cornwall Council: Camelford Library and Information Service has re-opened as a hub for the community after a brief period of refurbishment. Camelford Town Council has moved its offices into the […]

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Dawn’s writing groups update

  Last chance to attend writing groups this year for £7 per session. Three groups and some other sessions available. Please pre-book your space by emailing Dawn   1) […]

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Writing Prompt – last call

Following the success of the first two writing groups in Bude, and with the advent of spring, an evening group is being considered, subject to demand. Class is proposed for Tuesday […]

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Overfishing forces dolphins and fishermen closer together

Some interesting research from the University of Exeter: Fishing nets suffer six times more damage when dolphins are around – and overfishing is forcing dolphins and fishermen ever closer together, new […]

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Budehaven students show their support for March for our Lives

Students at Budehaven wore orange on Friday 23rd March to support the ‘March for our Lives’ Campaign. The students wanted to show their support of American students who are marched […]

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Play detective and join exciting new hunt for the Easter bunny

The public can play detective and help experts solve the mystery of the origins of the Easter bunny as part of a different kind of Easter hunt this year. People […]

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Boiler fire at Marhamchurch Primary – school reopens tomorrow

At 08:20 this morning, both Bude appliances were mobilised to reports of a fire at Marhamchurch Primary School. On arrival, the team located and extinguished a fire in the boiler […]

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Exeter to train more medical students

The Government has granted permission for the University of Exeter Medical School to train an additional 88 Medicine students each year, in a major boost to the South West. The […]

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Evening writing group, Bude

Following the success of the first two writing groups in Bude, and with the advent of spring, an evening group is being considered, subject to demand. This would be on Tuesday […]

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All female crew to study plastic pollution

For all environmentalists out there, it’s interesting news that an all-female crew including sailors, scientists and film-makers will cross the north Pacific later this year to study plastic pollution. The […]

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Exeter Uni research suggests specialist diets may be helpful – to mongooses!

Mongooses living in large groups develop “specialist” diets so they don’t have to fight over food, new research shows. Banded mongooses cooperate closely but are also prone to violence – both […]

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