Posts for Sport

If it’s coming home, I’m having a day off …

Everyone is understandably very excited about this evening when England play Italy in the Euros final. All eyes are on Gareth Southgate’s team, and years of hope are injected into the great British public, even those who don’t normally much like football. It’s a coming together for national pride. Before […]

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Bude Rugby Club ‘front and centre’ of national Rugby Force programme

By Peter White, from Sportsbeat: BUDE Rugby Club is ‘keeping up with modern times’ thanks to the intervention of the NatWest RugbyForce programme, according to president Julian Morris. The Cornwall-based club is a relatively new institution having formed in 1966, when a group of local members built the clubhouse that […]

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Bude Rugby Club return to action at Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup

With normality finally starting to return to the UK; it was rugby’s opportunity to take centre stage this weekend as the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup returned at Exeter Chiefs.   Crediton RFC hosted a thrilling Under-11 and Under-12 grassroots developmental festival on Saturday as youngsters at last got the opportunity to […]

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Police warn of effects of drinking too much during Euros

Devon & Cornwall Police is advising people of the consequences of drinking too much and letting their emotions get the better of them during this summer’s European Football Championship. This summer’s event will see England, Scotland and Wales all in action across various venues – including Wembley Stadium. Many licensed […]

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Take to the water – check out Bude Canoe Club

By Marc Woolward: If you’ve ever found yourself down at Summerleaze on a summertime evening in the past two decades, you’ll have probably noticed a group of kayakers and canoeists ready to take to the water – either paddling up the canal towards Marhamchurch, along the Neet river through town, […]

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Yoga for pregnancy in Bude

A big Bude & Beyond welcome to our lovely latest sponsoring advertiser, Natasha, from The Village Yoga. Sponsoring advertisers really help Bude & Beyond to continue. While free to the end user, Bude & Beyond has ongoing costs to the team producing it for the community, so your adverts really […]

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OA Surf Club – new and improved

Recently, I asked about businesses who had survived Covid-19 and how they felt about re-opening on 12th April. This was one reply. Outdoor Adventure at Widemouth Bay unfortunately Outdoor ceased trading over winter; one of the many businesses that was affected by Covid: The past year has been a difficult […]

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Great news about the Bude to Holsworthy Cycle route from Holsworthy Town Council

From Holsworthy Town Council: I am pleased to Inform you that between the partners involved in progressing the Bude to Holsworthy Cycle Path Feasibility Study, we have managed to raise £9,200 which will mean that we can progress with at least Stage A of the Feasibility Study. Can I please […]

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Guidance closes sea pool, as locals ask why

This has been posted on Bude Seapool facebook page and website: Following a review of the latest regulations and guidance from the Government. We advise that Bude Sea Pool is closed and shouldn’t be used until the current Covid 19 restrictions are lifted. Meanwhile Volunteers are however allowed to continue […]

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Bude Leisure Centre re-opens

Bude Leisure Centre re-opened its main pool on Wednesday 14th October and bookings are now available. Back to Swim School swimming lessons will be returning on Monday 19th October but new swimming lessons for under 4s won’t be restarting just yet. To comply with physical distancing regulations and to ensure […]

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Cornish Pirates back NSPCC ‘safeguarding in sport’ campaign

The Cornish Pirates have backed an NSPCC campaign to raise awareness of safeguarding standards in UK sports clubs and improve safety measures. New research found less than four in ten parents actively sought to understand the safeguarding procedures of their local sports/ leisure clubs before signing their child up to take […]

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Police to pioneer use of ‘surf therapy’ for PTSD, stress and mental health issues

From Devon & Cornwall Police: The pilot scheme is the first programme of its kind in the world specifically tailored to the needs of the emergency services and builds on medically proven approaches also utilised within military programmes. The Surfwell project has so far received significant funding of over £120,000 […]

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Rights and responsibilities when on a bike …

This information from Devon & Cornwall Police is useful for cyclists, drivers and pedestrians alike. Some of the points that people often forget are: All road users should slow down for cyclists (sometimes, when people are slogging uphill, this actually means really slow, drivers). Cyclists have a right to as […]

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Jordan’s Great British Paddle

Some people simply do things too awesome to even begin to contemplate. On Sunday 26th July 2020, Jordan Wylie (36) from Blackpool, Lancashire left the Essex shores in an attempt to be the first person in the world to Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) around Great Britain, a complete circumnavigation of over […]

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Stratton School Track formally opens

On Friday, Stratton School held a small (and socially distanced) opening ceremony for their very grand track with the Mayor and School Council. The idea was mooted by caretaker, Martin Bunning, after attending a sports event in Wadebridge and seeing a similar track in action. Although they were not able […]

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