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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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Democracy in Bude: Local People fighting for our Hospital and Young People striking for all our futures.

 Opinion piece following events from last week by the Chair of Bude Labour Party (as ever, opinion pieces are open to all to submit):     There were two important […]

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Schools at breaking point as they face budget cuts and staffing crisis.

An opinion piece by the Chairperson of Bude Labour Party. As ever, other political groups (and individuals) are welcome to submit such articles, too.   Recently there has been a […]

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The Breadbag Challenge

By Binzy Reynolds: From January 1st 2019, the gauntlet was thrown down to every member of the Bude Rubbish Action Group, or BRAG as we are commonly known. During every […]

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What Shops Would You Like In Bude Town Centre? – No high street chains!

From one of our younger readers: Mentioning no high street chains, what shop types would you like to see open on the high street? What shops do you think will […]

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Tetcott Hunt in Stratton

This is not an opinion piece (it would be much stronger). I am trying to provide a balanced article. If I haven’t succeeded, please comment, but keep it polite because […]

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The Human Cost of NHS Cuts in Cornwall: The Permanent NHS Crisis and Stratton MIU Nighttime Closure

By the Chair of Bude Labour Party (as mentioned, other local political parties are also very welcome to submit articles, as is anyone with a view to share). 2018 saw […]

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N-S divide – what about the SW?

Articles like this being a wry smile to my face for there is so much discussion about the north-south divide. I’ve lived in the north and can see their point […]

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Your Facebook comments on Bude Tunnel

Here’s a selection of your comments from Facebook (thanks to Isla once again for her lovely images): Isla:  First of all I’ve never heard of this random guy, unlike BBC, ITV, […]

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The truth about Bude Tunnel

Opinion piece: Among the many photos and articles celebrating Bude Tunnel come the cynics, the nasties, the negative. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, so I don’t set too much […]

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Is Bude for the Many or For the Few?

By Bude & Stratton Labour Party Chair. Please note that all political parties and individuals are welcome to contribute their views to our website.   The scandal of homelessness and […]

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Economies of ale: small pubs close as chains focus on big bars

By Binzy Reynolds: As has been widely reported, the number of pubs in the UK has declined in recent years. New data published recently by the Office for National Statistics […]

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260 Dwellings To Be Built At Stratton

Contributed by a reader: Planning application PA18/09670 states that Cavanna homes requires the land north of Stratton road at Hillhead Farm, Stratton, to build 260 homes, along with public open […]

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