Posts for Sport

Surfer Emily qualifies for World Longboard Championship in Taiwan

Big congratulations to Emily Currie who recently won the UK Shortboard Pro Surf women’s 2018 Tour, after a circuit of events in England, Scotland and Wales. Emily, who also surfs […]

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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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Christmas Shopping in Bude – good ideas 1#

I know it’s November, and I know Christmas is in December but people and shops are gearing up for the onslaught. With all the concern about plastics, packaging and too […]

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Visitor post to Facebook and it’s about Aggers on cricket!

Jennifer asks: Did Jonathan Agnew visit Bude Cricket Ground this week? He’s been in Bideford where he related story about Brian Johnston’s father sadly drowning at Widemouth Bay; also that Widemouth […]

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Bideford to have a rather different skate park

Thanks to substantial grant funding and a significant financial investment from Torridge District Council, Bideford will soon be the home of brand new concrete “wheel park” on the redundant tennis […]

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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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Match ban for three years

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Four men have been issued with Football Banning Orders after violence and criminal damage at the Plymouth Argyle versus Bristol Rovers Westcountry Derby earlier this […]

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Bude surfer takes pro surf win

Big congrats to Bude surfer and UK Pro team rider, Miles Lee-Hargreaves, who took his first Men’s Open UK Pro Surf win at the now established Surf Snowdonia event last […]

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Bude surfer, Emily, wins Jesus Surf Classic

Last weekend, Bude surfer, Emily Currie, participated in the annual Jesus Surf Classic series, held at Croyde Bay, North Devon. It was a tough competition as the conditions were very […]

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Win a Stunt Scooter

Our first competition in a long time! I’ve copied this from Be Adventurous as Be Local gets a bigger audience! Thrilled to have secured a fabulous prize for a lucky […]

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Cycling superstars to compete in Devon

From Devon Council: Two of the world’s cycling superstars, Tour de France heroes Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome,  will compete in the Tour of Britain in just two weeks time. […]

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Ladies, Get Your Sticks Out!

Article by Lydia Underwood: Ladies, we need a pep talk. When it comes to exercise we are being beaten, hands down, by our not so better halves. I know we […]

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Check out bio-karting at Westward Ho!

Torridge District Council has approved the use of Bio-karts in the wind sport zone at Westward Ho! beach following a 12-month trial. The wind sport zone, to the north of […]

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Budehaven’s Paralympic swimmer is 8th in the world

  Year 12 Budehaven student, Adam Roebuck, is a World and British Paralympic Swimmer. Adam is a truly committed swimmer, training most mornings before school and following a strict diet […]

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Fabulous tennis facilities at Bideford further enhanced

The new Atlantic Racquet Centre based on the periphery of Caddsdown industrial estate in Bideford is now in full swing with the outdoor and indoor courts being used heavily by […]

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