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Local MPS vote against Letwin amendment

Both Scott Mann and Geoffrey Cox voted against the Letwin amendment in the House of Commons today. The amendment was to the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal. It is a safety […]

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Bude Community Network Panel meeting update on Stratton Hospital

From Cornwall Council:   Residents in Bude and the surrounding parishes are invited along to the next Bude Community Network Panel meeting on Monday 7 October to discuss issues that […]

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Cornwall to get a new hospital, but where?

Well, now politicians are back in parliament, some work is getting done. It’s time for the final party conferences so we’ve had promises on all sides. The six Cornish MPs […]

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Budehaven pupil shining political light at Labour Party Conference

Indigo Haynes, 15-year-old Budehaven pupil and elected delegate for North Cornwall Labour Party, was the first membership speaker to be called at the 2019 Labour Conference in Brighton on Saturday. […]

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Austerity’s Victims – Cornwall

If you are anti-injustice and want to know about the impact of austerity on men with learning difficulties in Cornwall, then Neil Carpenter’s book is a must-read. Focusing on the […]

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Community Governance – do we still need the parishes?

  The Cornwall Community Governance Review meeting took place on Wednesday 10th September at 7.30pm in The Parkhouse Centre and was very well attended by members of Marhamchurch, Launcells and […]

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Extinction Rebellion and “The Rebel Alliance”

You may have heard of Extinction Rebellion, which is rapidly becoming a large radical movement to halt climate change and biodiversity loss. Globally, it uses non-violent civil disobedience in an […]

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Full Town Council meeting tonight – climate emergency on the agenda

There is a full town council meeting this evening  6.30pm in the Conference Room at the Parkhouse. The public is able to attend and space is left for questions. […]

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How did Scott Mann vote last night?

Local MPs, Scott Mann and Geoffrey Cox, as expected,  voted against the motion to take control of Commons business last night.  21 Tory rebels voted with the opposition after one MP […]

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Bodmin’s ‘Stop the Coup’ rally

By Jane Holland: A ‘Stop the Coup’ rally was held in Bodmin on Saturday 31st August, protesting against Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament in advance of the UK leaving […]

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PM to visit SW hospital and urges vaccination as UK loses ‘measles-free’ status

Urgent action to boost the number of children and young people receiving life-saving vaccinations will be set out by the Prime Minister today. Boris Johnson will visit a hospital in […]

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Why Bude-Stratton Town Council should declare a climate emergency

Opinion piece by the chair of Bude Labour Party (please note that anyone is free to send in an opinion piece): There are some things that transcend party politics, and […]

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Scott Mann expresses his support for Connect Bude

North Cornwall’s MP Scott Mann is calling on local campaign group Connect Bude to make a bid for funding under Great Western Railway’s Customer and Communities fund. Awards from the £800k […]

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