Wow! What a Jazz Fest!

People in Bude may well remember when it looked as if there would be no jazz at all in the town in 2012, when the original Jazz Committee decided to pull the event this year. Am enthusiastic and hard-working band of volunteers rose to the challenge instead and suddenly we […]

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Bude Coastguard Callout

On their Facebook page, Bude Coastguard reported their latest callout yesterday at 17.39 when two people were stuck on a cliff at Northcott Mouth. They rigged for  a cliff recovery but Rescue169 (Sea King from Chivenor) was in the area and winched both to safety. Also in attendance was Hartland […]

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Bude Metric Brass Autumn Concert

Bude Metric Brass are pleased to announce that following the successes of previous years, they will be presenting another Autumn Concert in 2012, this year with Wadebridge Male Voice Choir. This unique event takes place as follows: The date:                   8th September 2012   The time:                    7.30pm   The place:                 The Parkhouse Centre, Bude.   The event:                 “In […]

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A39 Closed Fairy Cross – Accident

From BBC Travel News: A39 Fairy Cross, both ways between Clovelly Road and Acre Road A39 Devon – A39 in Fairy Cross closed and severe delays in both directions between the Clovelly Road junction and the Acre Road junction, because of an accident involving three vehicles. A man has been […]

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Bude’s ‘Wise Old Crow’ Expands….

I’ve met a few ‘fortune tellers’ in my time, from some who are so accurate they are unnerving, to the frankly inept. There are the ones who tell you something no one else could possibly know, who somehow give you a sign that they are to be taken seriously. Then […]

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Could Bude’s Penny Farthing Post be Back for Christmas?

When we all had a grumble about the last Royal Mail hike in postal prices, no one seriously thought that the Bude man who mooted the idea of a local postal service, delivered on his ha-penny farthing, for only 25p a letter, was for real. But he was and, within […]

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