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Strange times.  Atlantic Rise and COVID-19

Particular concern re Covid-19 affects Bude’s older residence. Here is one view of these very strange times indeed. Feel free to send your thoughts on any subject. Written by John […]

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Nothing in the Budget for social care

From The Alzheimer’s Society: In the Spring Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak gave no mention of any spending increase for social care. While the money outlined for NHS and local authorities […]

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Connect Bude urges action to help combat climate change

From Connect Bude: Given the obvious global nature of climate change, the issues can sometimes seem so overwhelming that it is hard to think of simple actions we can take […]

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SW NSPCC praises regulation of social networks

Dear Editor, I’m hugely encouraged by the landmark plans announced by the Government to give Ofcom powers to regulate social networks. The safety of children online has been compromised for […]

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Children’s Mental Health Week Ahead

Dear Editor, Mental health plays a huge role in everyone’s lives, including children who may be struggling to cope with problems at home or at school. Children’s Mental Health Week […]

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SW schools sign up to maths to raise money for the NSPCC

Dear Editor, I am urging local schools across the South West of England to throw themselves into all things maths as part of a special fundraising day in aid of […]

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Letter from NSPCC SW

Dear Editor, With the new year under way, you may find your child setting themselves new goals, or even feeling a bit blue now the Christmas holidays are over. While […]

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Older ladies – ask for a mammogram!

Letter from Lucille Opie: I am compelled to write because I feel so strongly about the subject. On Monday I went to the mobile Primrose Clinic in the Crescent car […]

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Can you help Bude Canal Society?

I am making another appeal for volunteers to join our Bude Canal and Harbour Society and become Trustees, particularly persons who have the relevant computer skills. With the exception of […]

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More homes for Bude…

From a reader: Land North Of Stratton Road Bude Proposal Application for Reserved Matters for Phase 2 – Construction of 116 dwellings including market and affordable housing, associated landscaping and […]

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Diabetes UK in SW urges people to take up free flu jab offer

Dear Editor Diabetes UK is urging everyone with diabetes to take up the offer of a free a flu jab through their local pharmacy or GP. Data from Public Health […]

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Letter from NSPCC re schools competition

Dear Editor, Primary school children love getting creative – and they’re now being given the chance to win £5,000 of vouchers to be spent on providing a better breakfast for […]

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Diabetes Hypo Awareness week SW update

Dear Editor This week is Hypo Awareness Week (30 September – 4 October 2019). Hypos affect nearly everyone with Type 1 diabetes and many people with Type 2 diabetes who use insulin […]

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Letter from NSPCC for forthcoming Parents in Sport Week

Dear Editor, The new school term is well and truly underway and many parents are now spending much of their weekends ferrying children to sporting activities. Thousands of children across […]

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Reader view: Should Ivor Potter Hall become a theatre or is it just a dream?

Lucille has had a reply from the Town Clerk which both parties are happy to have made public. Obviously, people need to put their thoughts and ideas in writing to […]

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