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Complaints Over Local Loos – Widemouth

Councillor Nigel Pearce writes: I had a number of complaints yesterday to say their was no water at all at the Widemouth bay toilets. No showers, toilet flushing, or hand wash. Hundreds of holiday makers were angry at the disgusting state of the toilets and losing their 20p for showers. The water was turned...

#Bude Canal Walk

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Bude’s Heritage Centre/Day

Well, it’s all happening in Bude at the moment, with the focus of this sunny weekend firmly on the Heritage Centre. It’s Heritage Day on Sunday, as you probably already know. There’s loads going on around the Castle and Green, and the Parkhouse Centre. As many local community groups as...

Stormy Stratton?

4:15pm today, July 24th, was a little bit stormy in the small village of Stratton, just outside Bude. Here are a couple of photos that I took during a horrendous downpour, that had hail, rain, thunder, and a bit of lightning thrown in:   This slideshow requires JavaScript.   And a video:  ...

Budehaven’s Inspired Community School Garden

This slideshow requires JavaScript. I was privileged yesterday to be invited to see the new Budehaven School Community Garden, which is a work in progress but which has attracted high levels of endeavour from staff and students, plus input from local businesses. The result is amazing, and is set to get...

RNLI Lifeguard Saves Boy at Crooklets, #Bude

RNLI lifeguards at Crooklets, #Bude,  rescued a young boy who was heard screaming for help yesterday. The boy had been dragged away from the beach in a very strong rip current at about 4pm.   Lifeguard Joby Wolfenden-Brown paddled out on a rescue board and grabbed the boy, who was struggling and...

Bude’s Urban Surf with C.A.T.S

Bude C.A.T.S – Community Action Through Sport –  in conjunction with Budehaven Community School and Raven Surf School has just completed its fourth ‘Urban Surf’ Course for 15 young people.  Initially the young people (highlighted by teachers, youth workers or police) were invited to attend a surf...

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