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NSPCC highlights loophole which leaves 16-17 year olds vulnerable

Police cannot act on 74 complaints about adults in the South West of England having sex with teenagers in their care because a legal loophole means individuals such as sports coaches […]

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WWII Exercise Tiger Event at Kitchen Front

A fascinating talk on the WWII Exercise ‘Tiger’ cover up was given by Dick Bass yesterday evening at the Kitchen Front.  Exercise Tiger has become known as one of the […]

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‘Tis the season to be thoughtful…

It’s soon Halloween, meaning lots of plastic waste, and then we get Christmas, when there is even more of it.  We surely all know the plastic message now. If not, […]

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Bude’s Poppy Wave – do your bit!

Creating a Poppy Wave from the Memorial on Shoulder Hill made from 1000’s of fabric or knitted poppies, Bude Poppy Wave wants to create a paper-free poppy cascade (similar idea […]

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Police give out fun and safety Halloween advice

Devon & Cornwall Police is encouraging those who celebrate at Halloween to make it an enjoyable and safe time for everyone. If you’re going trick-or-treating this Halloween, have fun and […]

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Cornish Pirates urge support for NSPCC sports campaign

The NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) is highlighting the important role parents play in youth sport through its annual awareness-raising event – Parents in Sport Week. The aim of Parents […]

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Royal Naval Association, Bude branch.

By Binzy Reynolds: The last branch meeting on 2nd August was both well attended and lively. The following points are of interest: Our annual Trafalgar Day dinner at the Falcon […]

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Nominate your good neighbour

From Neighbourhood Watch: Neighbourhood Watch and our sponsor Co-op Insurance has just launched a nationwide search to find and celebrate some of the best and most considerate neighbours of 2018! […]

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Huge public response to ‘plastic tax’ but is action slow to follow?

Environmentalists are celebrating the mass participation to what was dubbed the ‘plastic-tax consultation’ in the largest response to a call for evidence in the Treasury’s history. Massively, over 220 organisations […]

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MP meets National Citizen Service students at Launceston College

Scott Mann MP joined a group of local young people taking part in National Citizen Service (NCS), an open-to-all unifying experience shared by teens from different backgrounds which helps them […]

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So, what do they stand for?

I recently received notification of an election in my ward, Hartland & Bradworthy, Torridge. My son tried looking up the candidates and asked who are they and what do they […]

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Royal Naval Association Bude Branch, June meeting.

Report by Binzy Reynolds: Our June meeting at the Falcon Hotel was well attended. The Chairman opened the meeting at 19.30 prompt. A minute’s silence followed the usual verse from […]

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Support in Bude for those with terminal illness

Cornwall Hospice Care has launched a new service in Bude called ‘Open House’. The aim is to offer support to those with terminal illnesses – and their carers – nearer […]

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Money to help rough sleepers in SW

It’s much more noticeable in the cities, but high-cost housing and low wages in the SW means that rough sleeping is also happening in our towns and has been for […]

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Can you help other parents?

” Are you a parent with three hours to spare each week? Can you remember times when parenting hasn’t always been easy? Home-Start Kernow  really needs more parents like you […]

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