Bude RNLI – Support Them Today

It’s Bude Lifeboat Day today, and the weather is not playing its part. Last year’s event was a beautiful day. But, hopefully, the people of Bude will not care about the weather and will turn out in force, as normal, to support the cause, and the tourists will also be […]

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Seismic Shift in Children’s Sleep Patterns

Although this isn’t specific to Bude and Beyond, the changes in children’s eating, sleeping and leisure habits affect families everywhere, and there is some information comparing the SW to the national picture. So, I thought it was worth sharing this research finding from the Sleep Council which probably bears out, […]

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Fatality on the A30

Police are currently dealing with two separate road traffic collisions on the A30. At 2.42pm, a motorcycle rider and pillion passenger were involved in a collision near Stowford. There is one confirmed fatality and serious injuries to the second. The road is currently closed in both directions. Additionally, at 2.09pm, […]

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Morwenstow’s Maverick

Now that the Vicar of Morwenstow has been digitised (http://archive.org/details/vicarmorwenstow00goulgoog) thought it was time to resurrect my feature of Reverend Hawker of Morwenstow….. As the crows caw and screech a warning of my approach from their nests in the higher reaches of the churchyard trees (why do graveyards always have crows?) you […]

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Counselling That Won’t Break the Bank….

There are times in all our lives when some counselling can be useful, but for many people, access to free services is only via a GP, and private services are extremely expensive for the average purse. So, it is great news to hear that Barry Bendell, known already in Bude […]

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