Saturday 20th of March 2021 12:27:03 PM
This Sunday is census day.
If you feel that you are Cornish you can identify as such this year. Simply select ‘other’ under nationality and type ‘Cornish’, urges Cornwall Council. Does anyone know the definition of Cornish? Is there one? How long does one need to live in Cornwall to be Cornish? Or can anyone self-identify?
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Appeal for witnesses to robbery
A robbery was reported at the the Co-Op on Burn View, Bude, yesterday. The store was robbed at around 8pm. Witnesses are urged to contact police by dialling 101 and quoting incident reference 1034 of 13 June. The Londis store/Esso station was also cordoned off. Thanks to Katie for this […]
Fashion for pointy shoes unleashed a wave of bunions in medieval England
Marieke Kuijjer/wikimedia, CC BY-SA Piers Mitchell, University of Cambridge and Jenna Dittmar, University of Aberdeen The 14th century saw the arrival of an abundance of new styles of dress and footwear in Europe, coming in a wide range of fabrics and colours. Among these new fashion trends were “poulaines” – […]
Stolen dog and her puppies found
From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police investigating the theft of a French bulldog from a garden in Bradninch, near Cullompton, last month have located the dog, and her litter of eight puppies, at an address in Manchester. The pregnant two-year-old dog was reportedly taken from an address in the village […]
Can you identify this place?
From Andrew Darley: I wonder if you are able to locate this photo. I was recently sorting through my late sister’s effects and came across a lot of old black-and-white photos taken by my father. This one was simply labelled “near Bude”. The back story, as I remember my father […]