A car overturned on the A39 this morning, near Welcombe Cross, and was upside down blocking the lane heading Bude-wards. The accident happened shortly after 10:30am outside the entrance to the Welcombe Campsite. Although an ambulance did make its way from Bude direction, fortunately no one was injured.
Almost a quarter of all funerals organised in the UK since the start of the pandemic have been direct cremations (24 per cent), equalling burials (25 per cent) making it a mainstream choice for UK families. This represents an eight-fold increase in just three years, from two per cent in […]
Covid has meant no face to face interviews during 2020-21, but we did set up our ‘interesting people’ section to basically ‘meet’ interesting people, be they from local businesses or organisations, or historical figures. If you’d like to join in, get in touch at email@example.com and Dawn will send you […]
There’s something quite fascinating about reading snippets from newspapers in times past. Here’s a couple pertaining to Bude & Stratton. This dates from 23rd October, 2015, and is a letter to the editor of the Sporting Times. I have just received a cheery old message from Carlton Blyth, inviting his […]