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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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Fire services highlights dangers of hoarding

From Devon & Somerset Fire SErvice: We all have a bit of rubbish in our houses we hoard for sentimental reasons. But sometimes, hoarding goes much, much further. Devon & […]

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A right royal street party – Victoria Road, Bude

The excitement about the Royal Wedding has felt pretty muted in Bude, apart from in Victoria Road. Always game for a street party/celebration, the local residents have put the right […]

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Exeter Pride this weekend

The 10th annual Exeter Pride takes place on Saturday 12 May from 12.00 and is the biggest free celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) communities in the county of […]

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World Cup ticket fraud – be aware

From Action Fraud: The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14th June – 15th July 2018.  The worldwide demand for match tickets is expected to be significant. Action Fraud […]

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Deposit Scheme for plastics and glass

The Marine Conservation Society is delighted at the announcement made by Environmental Secretary Michael Gove today, that a scheme for deposit returns on plastic and glass bottles and metal cans […]

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So how do we measure inflation? With GoPros, leggings and nectarines!

For seven decades the Office for National Statistics has been using a notional ‘Basket of Goods and Services’ to help measure the rising and falling cost of products and services […]

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