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The Main Hall – Ivor Potter is to be dropped

The Bude & Stratton journalist who attended the latest council meeting on June 6th notes that the naming of the hall was unanimously passed. It will now be known as […]

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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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When ‘our Ray’ won gold for his ice cream

Excuse me sounding like the late Cilla Black, but recently, we ran a piece on B&B regarding Callestick Farm winning gold at the Taste of the West awards, and well […]

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More D-Day shop front photos

Thanks to Annie Suttie, the Bude Children’s Hospice Southwest Manager who sent a couple of photos of the shop front. Hard to photograph glass/reflection, but another great effort for the […]

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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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Bude prepares to celebrate D-Day 75 commemorations

The flags are out and the bunting is up as Bude prepares to celebrate the D-Day commemorations this week to mark respect for the lives lost on 6 June 1944 […]

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There’s always something going on at The Castle

‘There’s always something going on at the Castle’ is the new strapline for Bude’s favourite building. When I arrived, it was literally true. A glass balustrade was being added to […]

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Bude Motor and Classic Show 2019

By Helen Shingler: The sun shone down, as it invariably does, on the Bude Motor and Classic Show yesterday.  This year definitely seemed to be the biggest one yet, having […]

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Gearing up for Bude Heritage Day

Don’t you just love Bude in the summertime when there are loads of events going on? One of my favourites is Heritage Day (good weather this year, please). This comes […]

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Castle restores 2 oil paintings

From the Castle Facebook page: The Castle Heritage Centre, Bude, has recently had 2 oil paintings by William Wood Deane (1825 -1873), whose father was once mayor of Barnstaple, cleaned […]

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The Rectory Tea Rooms at Morwenstow

By Helen Shingler:   If you fancy a little drive out from Bude for a change with friends, but the males want a pint and the females prefer a cream […]

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The award-winning Castle

I was reading the Town Council newsletter and it finally registered how well things are going on the heritage side and for the cafe, too. As I’m not an engineer, […]

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Swann Songs at the Falcon

By Binzy Reynolds: On Wednesday 10th April at the Falcon Hotel, Bude, Jan Baker, Robert Barber, and Peter Clarke, performed their tribute to composer Donald Swann, who was probably best […]

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Swann Songs in aid of Connect Bude

Singers Jan Baker and Robert Barber, and pianist Peter Clarke, who recently became members of Connect Bude (the group that is campaigning to reconnect Bude and Holsworthy to the National […]

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New Titanic Exhibition at the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth

By Helen Shingler:   We popped into The National Maritime Museum at Falmouth yesterday to see a new exhibition which has just opened and which will run until January 2020. […]

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