St Hilary’s – Dementia Care With a Difference

  PLEASE NOTE THAT ST HILARY’S CARE HOME HAS NOW CLOSED Dementia is a subject people rarely think about until it personally impacts upon them. So it was with me. It is only now that my parents have well advanced memory and communication problems that I am seeking and finding […]

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Little Rays of Sunshine

Great words from a colleague today which were: just write what you like and have fun doing it! So, I’ve dredged up one or two of my favourite Bude articles from the part and rewritten them, so they’re still available for people to read. Starting with Bude based children’s charity, […]

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Shopping in Bude – A Shout Out to Local Businesses

Very busy in Bude today, so not the best day for uniform shopping, with people walking in all directions. However, I like to give a shout out to those shops I’ve been in where the staff were especially helpful, so today many thanks  go to HPT Sport and Leisure at […]

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A Little Bude History

Last year, I met a very interesting lady, Anne Longley, Co-ordinator of Volunteers at the Bude Heritage Centre Archives (Bude Castle). Anne has a great interest in, and knowledge of everything to do with Bude, despite its shortage of pre 1800s history. In 1800, she suggests, “there was virtually nothing here. Bude wouldn’t exist […]

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Neville – the ‘Duckman’ Behind Bude’s Markets

I’ve often said about how lovely it would be for Bude to have a permanent weekly market. Indeed, Holsworthy town centre comes alive on Wednesdays, when the market there is running. Of course, between April – September, Bude does have its very successful farmers and craft market. This year, the […]

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