Rising SW Electrical Fire Danger Sparks Official Warning

The Electrical Safety Council and Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service are urging the public to think safety as ‘blunder fires’ increase, fuelled by public naivety and growing number of high risk electrical items in homes. Alarming new research from the Electrical Safety Council shows a rise in fires […]

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No Seatbelt = No Lift!

“No belt = no lift”!  that’s the direct message to local drivers from Devon and Cornwall Police traffic officers. The warning has been issued to highlight the dangers of drivers carrying an excess number of passengers in their vehicles. Officers are concerned at a worrying trend of drivers giving lifts to […]

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Getting Kids Into Nature Starts at Home

The National Trust has revealed that parents need more support to make the outdoors a part of everyday family life to avoid rearing a generation completely cut off from the natural world.  The Natural Childhood Inquiry – which sought submissions from experts and the public on the barriers and the […]

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Consumers Urged to Buy Heating Oil Early

The Government is backing a campaign by industry and consumer groups urging householders to stock up on heating oil now. Buying oil as soon as possible before the onset of severe weather can mean a cost saving when demand is low and also means householders are guaranteed fuel during the […]

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Bude’s Summerleaze Gets Oct Lifeguard Patrol

Summerleaze Beach will be patrolled by volunteer lifeguards this October, so first of all, we need to give many thanks to them for their time and hard work. A personal thanks from me. Their commitment has extended my daughter’s surf lesson season by 4 weeks and I’m sure others will […]

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Making Autumn Fun….

Children and their parents are being encouraged by the RSPB to get outdoors this autumn and explore the season’s nature in their neighbourhood, which seems like a mighty fine idea. There’s plenty of places to explore in this area (suggestions welcome….) The conservation charity wants families to ‘Step up for Nature’ […]

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