Eggs is Eggs

An egg is an egg, right? Wrong. I’ve often pondered why eggs from our own (very) free range ex battery hens (alas, down to four and they lay but little) look and taste so different to shop bought ones. Rarely using a supermarket to shop, I use farm shops and […]

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Bude’s First Tweet Meet

There are some truly wonderful people regularly tweeting in Bude – and beyond – who keep me entertained for hours and resolve most of my IT problems! So, I felt privileged to meet some of the names behind the tweets in the lovely, cosy Preston Gate pub in Poughill today. […]

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Use a Lifeguarded Beach This Half Term

It’s October school half term,  so the RNLI is calling on anyone planning to visit the south west to keep themselves and their families safe by visiting lifeguarded beaches.    RNLI lifeguards will be providing safety cover in Bude at Widemouth and Summerleaze in Cornwall  from Saturday 27 October through to […]

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Mao’s Last Dancer – BCC’s Film Tonight

Mao’s Last Dancer, the next offering from Bude Community Cinema, on Friday 26th October, is an Australian made film, a drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li, a peasant boy, was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao’s cultural delegates and […]

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Bullers Arms Closed

In a dramatically quick change of date, the Bullers Arms closed last night. The inn is in a Conservation Area.

It will not be re-opened unless buyer found. Otherwise, the pub will allegedly remain closed until planners agree to grant change of use planning permission to private accommodation.

A number of people are now opposing the planning application PA12/08429 . The info on Cornwall Council’s website says the following, and objections may be lodged online.

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Dignity in Death Please for People With Dementia

I make no apologies for this piece about people with dementia. It has certainly had a personal impact on my life through my two parents, both sufferers of this cruel and dreadful disease. Some interesting research comes from the Alzheimer’s Society today which further adds to our concerns, for many […]

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