Posts for Politics

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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Boris ‘appears’ in Bude

Some decent quality wall art has appeared in Bude as Clare’s Little Wool Shop was donated some graffiti art last night … It is proving rather popular and puts Bude […]

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Government announcement digest

Enhanced redundancy protection for pregnant women and new parents Pregnant women and new mothers could receive up to 2 years of legal protection against redundancy, with new protections today (22 […]

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Government announcement digest

Encouraging kids outdoors   Education Secretary Damian Hinds has today (Friday 19 July) launched #SummerOutdoors which will suggest free or low-cost options to keep children entertained and spark interest in […]

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Government announcements digest

Driving tests Failing to look properly at junctions and not using mirrors effectively are the top reasons people failed following changes made to the driving test in 2017.   New […]

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The pick of today’s Government announcements:

The government daily makes announcements and introduces legislation which impacts us all, wherever we live, so in this new round-up or digest, we hope to give you a taste of […]

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Scott Mann welcomes Tourism Sector Deal launch

Scott Mann MP has welcomed the launch of the new Tourism Sector Deal, which will benefit the 685 tourism-related businesses in North Cornwall. The tourism, hospitality and experience industries play […]

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Result – Ivor Potter decision reversed as Council listen to the people

Thanks to Councillor La Broy for this information on his Facebook page. Peter writes: News from Bude Stratton Full Council on 4th July 2019. The Ivor Potter Hall stays! Following […]

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Bude Podcaster Interviews MPs at Labour ‘Green’ Launch

Bude-based writer and podcaster, Jane Holland, met with two high profile politicians in late June, when they paid a visit to Cornwall to launch the ‘Labour Green Industrial Revolution”. Along […]

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Budehaven student grills MP on votes for 16 year olds

Indigo Haynes, Budehaven student and Member of Youth Parliament for East and North Cornwall, met with Conservative MP for North Cornwall, Scott Mann on Friday, at his Launceston surgery. Among […]

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Council Election Result Flexbury & Poughill

Here are the results of the Flexbury and Poughill election to the Town Council. Congratulations to the winner, Robert Uhlig, and well done to the others for standing, thereby making […]

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Bude Community Network Panel Meeting re Stratton MIU

Bude Community Network Panel Date: Monday 8th July 2019 Start Time: 7.00pm Finish Time: 9.00pm Location: The Ivor Potter Hall, Parkhouse Centre, Ergue-Gaberic Way, Bude, EX23 8LD Around 7.30pm, the […]

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Possible Victory for the Save Stratton MIU Campaign

By Council candidate, Steve Haynes: Health bosses are making a recommendation to next Monday’s Health and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee that Stratton Hospital 24 hour services are to re-open […]

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