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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Big Energy Saving Week Announced by CAB

Citizens Advice is running Big Energy Saving Week (22-27 October 2012) – a national campaign to help people cut their fuel bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to. The drive comes on the back of the success of the first Big Energy Week in January this year which […]

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Clovelly Best Heritage Attraction/Cornwall Best Holiday Destination

Clovelly Harbour  Countryfile Magazine has today announced the winners of the second annual Countryfile Magazine Awards, and Cornwall and Devon come out of them rather well in terms of holiday locations, food and, in the case of Clovelly, North Devon, best heritage attraction. The Countryfile Magazine Awards 2012 are a […]

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