Countryside areas report lower levels of loneliness

After a year of lockdowns, social distancing, and restrictions on travel and gatherings, some groups of people have reported high rates of loneliness and poorer well-being in recent months, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).. Levels of loneliness in Great Britain have increased since spring 2020. Between 3 April […]

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Meals on Wheels Bude needs your help

Meals on wheels is a local/privately run hot food delivery service that functions 7 days a week within Bude and its surrounding areas. The service is designed specifically for those that are otherwise unable to cater/care for oneself. This sad news comes from the Meals on Wheels Facebook page: It […]

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OA Surf Club – new and improved

Recently, I asked about businesses who had survived Covid-19 and how they felt about re-opening on 12th April. This was one reply. Outdoor Adventure at Widemouth Bay unfortunately Outdoor ceased trading over winter; one of the many businesses that was affected by Covid: The past year has been a difficult […]

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Great news about the Bude to Holsworthy Cycle route from Holsworthy Town Council

From Holsworthy Town Council: I am pleased to Inform you that between the partners involved in progressing the Bude to Holsworthy Cycle Path Feasibility Study, we have managed to raise £9,200 which will mean that we can progress with at least Stage A of the Feasibility Study. Can I please […]

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Businesses – are you ready for April 12?

Bude businesses have struggled during the three Covid-19 lockdowns. Not all have survived but many will have received financial support from the government, and furlough money to retain staff. Many have taken advantage of the time to revamp websites, sell online, or redecorate their shops/businesses to be ready to reopen. […]

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Cornish nature reserve devastated by gorse fire

A gorse fire at Bartinney Downs has devastated the area. The fire was reported by multiple people yesterday morning. Firefighters confirmed a fire front of approximately 200 metres, which they were tackling with beaters. The BBC reported that Cornwall Wildlife Trust said many animals had perished in the fire: Many […]

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