Posts for opinion

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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Why can’t Harley go to school?

This is the tale of a young boy who is not in school.  Lizzie, the grandmother of Harley, contacted us. She says I am writing on behalf of my 6-year-old […]

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Rob feels he is a strong local voice for Flexbury and Poughill

On June 27, residents of Flexbury and Poughill will vote in a by-election for Bude-Stratton Town Council. Today is the turn of Lib Dem candidate Robert Uhlig to have his […]

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Chris Jewel on why we need to be told more about Ivor Potter

Viewpoint by Christopher R. Jewell: On Thursday 6 June 2019 I attended the Bude Stratton Town Council’s full council meeting. Item no 15 on the agenda was to change the […]

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Lucille Opie’s calls for a local entrepreneur to improve the ‘Ivor Potter’ Hall

A reader’s viewpoint by Lucille Opie: I very much like the response on the Facebook page on budeandandbeyond today … It is very thought provoking and makes a lot of […]

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Ivor Potter – local community sets up Facebook page in efforts to reverse council decision

In response to a Council decision to rename the Ivor Potter Hall in the Parkhouse Centre, local people have set up a new community Facebook page to encourage the Council […]

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Inspiring art exhibition at The Castle Heritage Centre

By Helen Shingler: This is a joint collaboration by four local artists who have been inspired through attending the art classes of Lynne Holehouse of Seventh Wave Gallery.  Coral Locke,  […]

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Britain Divided Over Brexit and Austerity

An opinion piece by the Chair of Bude Labour Party (as ever, we remind other political parties that they, too, may submit articles for publication. No one has so far […]

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Childline condemns postcode lottery

From NSPCC southwest:   A disappointing postcode lottery in the amount spent by English regions on low level mental health services is highlighted in a recent report by the Children’s […]

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SW NSPCC on internet safety plans

For too long social networks have failed to prioritise children’s safety online and left them exposed to grooming, abuse, and harmful content. The Government’s proposal for tough new internet safety […]

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Meeting re. EX23 8NS

  Reader submitted post: Following on from the meeting which was held at The Bude Haven Guest House this morning, we would like to let all the Residents of Bude […]

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Bude’s World Book Day recommendations

Put a shout out on Facebook for some book recommendations for today to encourage adults to read, and this is what we got! Everyone generally thinks fiction when they think […]

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Stratton MIU, the wider picture? Cash for children’s mental health provision

By the Chair of Bude Labour Party (other people are entitled to publish opinion pieces, too; indeed, it would be good if someone did!)   While ‘temporary’ night time Closure […]

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Bude’s Best Beach

It was a very small sample, but it seems that Crooklets is the favourite beach among respondents to our fun questionnaire this weekend. 50% chose it, with only 33.3% choosing […]

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