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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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SW NSPCC talks exam result stress

vThe anticipation of waiting for exam results can feel overwhelming for young people, and August can be a particularly difficult time. Students can struggle to cope during this time, with […]

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Can anyone explain Cornwall Council’s car parking structure?

I appreciate that parking costs money, but an hour in Bude, which leaves you little time to do anything, costs 70p, whereas a more realistic 1-2 hours costs £2.50. I […]

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Save our beach huts!

By Bob Fear: This article first appeared on the Yeo Design website.   Nostalgic or sustainable? The traditional seafront icon facing a modern design challenge. We love a good beach […]

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Why can’t Harley 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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