Posts for Sport

St Petroc Head captains Cornwall RFU

Adapted from St Petroc’s Facebook page: Good luck to the St Petroc Head, Mr Hilton, who this afternoon captains Cornwall RFU v Hertfordshire in today’s County Championship match at Redruth RFC. Kyle […]

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My first Barre Class At Assaya

By Clare Ellis.   Like most young girls I dreamt of being a ballerina at some point in my childhood, I loved the gracefulness and elegance that ballet appeared to […]

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Nordic Walking comes to Bude!

Nordic Walking originally came about through Skiers needing to maintain their fitness levels during the summer months. It seemed obvious that ‘poles’ might need to be involved as they are […]

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Check out Bude and Holsworthy Roller Skating Discos

By Helen Shingler: My two granddaughters, Akasha aged 10 and Layla aged 4, live outside the UK but come over to us for Christmas.  I try to pack in as […]

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Air Accident Investigation Branch at work on Emiliano Sala’s lost flight

From AAIB: On Monday night, a US-registered Piper PA-46-310P Malibu aircraft (registration N264DB) was lost from radar north of Guernsey. The aircraft was en route from Nantes, France to Cardiff, […]

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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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