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Why can’t Harvey go to school?

This is the tale of a young boy who is not in school.  Lizzie, the grandmother of Harley, contacted us. She says I am writing on behalf of my 6-year-old […]

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Rob feels he is a strong local voice for Flexbury and Poughill

On June 27, residents of Flexbury and Poughill will vote in a by-election for Bude-Stratton Town Council. Today is the turn of Lib Dem candidate Robert Uhlig to have his […]

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Chris Jewel on why we need to be told more about Ivor Potter

Viewpoint by Christopher R. Jewell: On Thursday 6 June 2019 I attended the Bude Stratton Town Council’s full council meeting. Item no 15 on the agenda was to change the […]

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Lucille Opie’s calls for a local entrepreneur to improve the ‘Ivor Potter’ Hall

A reader’s viewpoint by Lucille Opie: I very much like the response on the Facebook page on budeandandbeyond today … It is very thought provoking and makes a lot of […]

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Ivor Potter – local community sets up Facebook page in efforts to reverse council decision

In response to a Council decision to rename the Ivor Potter Hall in the Parkhouse Centre, local people have set up a new community Facebook page to encourage the Council […]

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The Main Hall – Ivor Potter is to be dropped

The Bude & Stratton journalist who attended the latest council meeting on June 6th notes that the naming of the hall was unanimously passed. It will now be known as […]

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Amazing feedback for Bude

Author Dr Mary Welford has been in touch. She is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and a founding member of the Compassionate Mind Foundation. She spent this weekend in Bude on […]

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Britain Divided Over Brexit and Austerity

An opinion piece by the Chair of Bude Labour Party (as ever, we remind other political parties that they, too, may submit articles for publication. No one has so far […]

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Democracy in Bude: Local People fighting for our Hospital and Young People striking for all our futures.

 Opinion piece following events from last week by the Chair of Bude Labour Party (as ever, opinion pieces are open to all to submit):     There were two important […]

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Extraordinary meeting of Bude Community Network Panel re: Stratton MIU

By Binzy Reynolds: Over a hundred and thirty people flocked to the Parkhouse Centre last night, forgoing St Valentine’s Day celebrations, to hear reasons behind the temporary night-time closure of […]

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The Breadbag Challenge

By Binzy Reynolds: From January 1st 2019, the gauntlet was thrown down to every member of the Bude Rubbish Action Group, or BRAG as we are commonly known. During every […]

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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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Is Bude for the Many or For the Few?

By Bude & Stratton Labour Party Chair. Please note that all political parties and individuals are welcome to contribute their views to our website.   The scandal of homelessness and […]

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Why we need openness and transparency in local government

Often, we are hearing of cases where citizens feel local government is not always as responsive, open and transparent as it should be, yet there is a Transparency Code. Bude & […]

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Housing development proposal in Stratton

By Binzy Reynolds:   INFORMAL PUBLIC DROP-IN EVENT at: STRATTON COMMUNITY HALL on: TUESDAY 21ST AUGUST 2018 between: 3PM – 7PM A development proposal is being put forward to provide […]

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