Posts for opinion

Positivity in testing times

How are you during this difficult time? Well, probably you are primarily concerned about your health and the health of those you love and care for, especially those living away […]

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Project Lock Down Diaries

A new Facebook group has started in Bude called Project Lockdown Diaries. The group is the brainchild of Clair Roberts of The Kitchen Front. The page is now administered by […]

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Strange times.  Atlantic Rise and COVID-19

Particular concern re Covid-19 affects Bude’s older residence. Here is one view of these very strange times indeed. Feel free to send your thoughts on any subject. Written by John […]

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Tourists are very welcome in future – just not now

My view: There has been a range of anti-tourist sentiment expressed on social media, the vitriol of which strikes me as unnecessary. As with everyone else, tourists are only now […]

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Nothing in the Budget for social care

From The Alzheimer’s Society: In the Spring Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak gave no mention of any spending increase for social care. While the money outlined for NHS and local authorities […]

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Expletive deleted spam mail

Interesting how some people (not usually locals) do not value my time. I get a few of these emails a day because people want to enjoy the visitor traffic on […]

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Letter from NSPCC SW

Dear Editor, With the new year under way, you may find your child setting themselves new goals, or even feeling a bit blue now the Christmas holidays are over. While […]

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Poor mobile signal will be a thing of the past?

The scourge of poor mobile phone signal in rural areas will be a thing of the past under bold new plans to be fast-tracked in the first 100 days of […]

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Dogs on beaches

  A final reminder that residents and visitors can have their say on seasonal restrictions for dogs on beaches. The Council currently has 48 Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) which […]

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Reader view: Should Ivor Potter Hall become a theatre or is it just a dream?

Lucille has had a reply from the Town Clerk which both parties are happy to have made public. Obviously, people need to put their thoughts and ideas in writing to […]

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Dogs on beaches consultation reminder

I’ve just completed Cornwall Council’s dogs on beaches questionnaire. Residents and visitors can have their say on seasonal restrictions for dogs on beaches. The Council currently has 48 Public Spaces Protection […]

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SW NSPCC talks exam result stress

vThe anticipation of waiting for exam results can feel overwhelming for young people, and August can be a particularly difficult time. Students can struggle to cope during this time, with […]

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Police warn of dangers of sexting

Devon & Cornwall Police, Exeter City Community Trust Exeter and Exeter City Football Club are launching a campaign to educate young people under the age of 18 about the dangers […]

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A shout out for Bude BRAG

It’s never great to see litter, and Bude BRAG are really doing their utmost to ensure any litter is cleaned up before it makes its way into our rivers and […]

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Save our beach huts!

By Bob Fear: This article first appeared on the Yeo Design website.   Nostalgic or sustainable? The traditional seafront icon facing a modern design challenge. We love a good beach […]

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