Bullers Arms to Close

For those who live in or know Marhamchurch, it seems like a death knell for the historic village, nestled just off the A39 outside Bude. For the Bullers Arms Hotel, founded c 1856, is due to close on 20th October. The hostelry started in life as a house but became […]

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Flood Advice from Emergency Services

Fire crews have been called to several reports of flooding across North Devon, the majority of which have occurred from 1pm this afternoon in locations including Clovelly. Two motorists have been rescued after becoming stranded while driving through floodwater and motorists are reminded not to attempt to drive through any […]

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Woolsery Farm Worker Rescued from Floods

Devon & Somerset fire service received a call from a male in the Woolsery area of Bideford earlier, who was trapped in fast flowing flood water on his tractor.  Police had also received a call regarding the same incident. One fire appliance from Hartland was mobilised along with the special […]

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North Cornwall/Devon Flood Alerts

Lots of flood alerts from the Environment Agency for the south west and you’ve all seen footage of Clovelly. Here’s a few: Upper River Tamar: amber alert Bude, Helebridge, Bridgerule, Canworthy Water and Yeolmbridge Heavy rainfall may result in flooding from the minor streams. To add to these conditions, falling […]

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Chimney Fire in Poundstock

At teatime on Tuesday, two fire appliances from Bude fire station were mobilised to a reported chimney fire that had spread to a beam in the mantle. A reminder that people need to check their chimneys now the colder weather is setting in…..

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Tesco Enables Weekend Alzheimer’s Helpline

Half million funding from Tesco supports helpline opening at weekends. Alzheimer’s Society’s National Dementia Helpline will be answering calls at weekends and moving to a new low-cost telephone number of 0300 222 1122. £500,000 funding from Tesco with additional support from the February Foundation has enabled dementia advisers to offer […]

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