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Community Consultation Event in Bude

Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum is the voice of voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our aim is to work with others to […]

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NSPCC calls upon children living with domestic abuse to be recognised as victims

The NSPCC is calling on the government to recognise the 1,066 children living with domestic abuse in Cornwall as victims under the law. In Devon, this figure is 2,851. The government will miss an […]

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Job losses could impact tourism

I toyed with sharing certain bits of news this morning, wondering what direct relevance they have for us in the SW. One was the possible cuts to 5000 jobs at […]

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Tetcott Hunt in Stratton

This is not an opinion piece (it would be much stronger). I am trying to provide a balanced article. If I haven’t succeeded, please comment, but keep it polite because […]

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Is Father Christmas real?

Most of us get nostalgic on Christmas Eve and remember past Christmases stretching back over the decades to childhood. Those of us with grown up children and grandchildren reminisce about […]

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The most heartwarming story of 2018 – Ernie’s journey…

By Helen Shingler: It’s that time of year when we look back over the highlights as we approach Christmas and a New Year looms on the horizon. For me choosing […]

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Drop in number of rough sleepers in Cornwall

From Cornwall Council, good news on this wet and windy day. Cornwall Council and its partners have welcomed another drop in the number of rough sleepers recorded on Cornwall’s streets. […]

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Budehaven gives thanks for Foodbank Appeal

Budehaven want to say a big thank you to all who donated to their Bude Foodbank Christmas appeal, which resulted in such overwhelming generosity. A group of our Year 7 […]

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Please support the Red Box Project

Seen at Premier Store/Post Office, Kilkhampton. Please support this period poverty initiative. 

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Sharp rise in children and young people seeking help for anxiety

The NSPCC is working hard to support children and young people nationally and within the SW as increasing numbers of youngsters are struggling with anxiety, especially girls. The LEA breakdown […]

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Dramatic increase in child cruelty and neglect cases in SW

From NSPCC south west:   There were 16,939 child cruelty and neglect offences recorded by police in 2017/18, up from 7,965 in 2012/13.   The rise for the same five-year […]

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Bude’s older and younger unite for festive event at the Falcon

A lovely sight where young and older unite to celebrate the festive season. The children of St Petroc’s spent a wonderful afternoon entertaining the senior citizens, at an event hosted […]

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RAF Association – Can YOU help?

  The Royal Air Forces Association, (RAFA) is a member led charity, which actively looks after the welfare of the RAF family. They give help in times of need to […]

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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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