Posts for Food

A quiet trip to Bude

Had to go to Bude to collect a prescription for my daughter. Very quiet as one would expect, and all very safety conscious in the pharmacy. Popped in to Sainsbury’s […]

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Sainsbury’s update

From Sainsbury’s:   Keeping you and our colleagues safe Starting today, we will limit the number of people allowed in our stores and at our ATMs at any one time. […]

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News from Co-op Stores

Co-op has announced that from this week, it will be donating £1.5 million worth of food to FareShare, in a show of co-operation to help boost stocks, support local communities […]

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Sainsbury’s reserves shopping time for elderly, vulnerable and NHS/social care workers

7:30-8 am Monday to Saturday will be reserved for NHS and social care workers following customer feedback · 8 am-9 am every Monday, Wednesday and Friday will be reserved for […]

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Morrisons to provide NHS hour

Many NHS workers have said that they are struggling to buy the products they need at the beginning or the end of their shift, as supermarkets have seen unprecedented demand. […]

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Pubs, restaurants, gyms, etc., close

To delay the spread of coronavirus, the government has instructed some businesses and venues including all pubs, bars and restaurants to close from tonight. This follows expert advice that more needs to be done in order […]

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Supermarkets are still struggling to keep up

Supermarket shelves throughout the UK look like places from another country. I’ve not been into Morrisons in Bude all week, but I had the need to go today. It’s a […]

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Measures introduced to allow supermarkets to work together

The government is temporarily changing restrictions to allow supermarkets to work together to feed the nation. The move allows retailers to share data with each other on stock levels, cooperate […]

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Pubs and restaurants will be able to operate as takeaways during coronavirus

This may help local businesses: Planning rules will be relaxed so pubs and restaurants can operate as hot food takeaways during the coronavirus outbreak, the Communities Secretary has confirmed. Currently, […]

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Keeping calm and helping out – Wildwood for the Foodbank

Wildwood on Lansdown Rd is doing its bit for the community in the current crisis. Things are especially tough at the moment for those who can’t afford food, let alone […]

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Shop Local in Bude

Reader view: The Coronavirus isn’t only affecting people, but our high streets as well! Britain’s high streets were struggling enough before the Coronavirus,  but now local businesses could close forever! […]

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Bude – keeping calm and doing what we can

While we are facing challenges known to everyone, I’ve decided to highlight anyone offering an extra or altered service in and around Bude. So, today, I was pretty impressed to […]

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Are you self-isolating? Have your weekly shopping delivered right up to your door

From Bude Food Hub:   We are open as usual up to 9 pm, Monday and deliveries/collections will take place 3-8pm on Wednesday.  Carbon neutral deliveries of sustainable Cornish food around North Cornwall. Are you self-isolating? Have your weekly shopping delivered right […]

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Nice stuff coming out of the COVID-19 situation

I have just been sent this from Bolton. I’m sure similar could happen anywhere. We are already seeing Facebook support groups set up. Would this hamper idea work in Bude? […]

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What I’m learning from the bird population …..

Like many people, I have a bird table. This one is situated outside my window, so I have a view of their antics while working. For some reason, we attract […]

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