Today’s Budget – the railway

There is some additional news for Cornwall in the form of the Okehampton – Exeter line, which has been mentioned in today’s budget.   2.132 Investments in local railways and stations – This Budget will unlock more than £40 million of funding to reinstate passenger services on the Okehampton – Exeter […]

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Tired of sitting down? Do a memory walk for Alzheimer’s Society

Walking has taken a back seat for many people through lockdown, with the average UK adult reaching just 2,700 steps a day – a quarter of the recommended amount., if you go by ‘step count’.   A survey by Alzheimer’s Society shows that in the South West, the average daily […]

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Fuel theft, Bodmin

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for information after £30,000 worth of diesel was stolen from a business premises at Bodmin Business Park. The theft occurred sometime between midnight and 4am on Friday 26 February. The targeted business backs on to A30 Callywith slip road. A light coloured, […]

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Causley Festival of Arts and Literature

By Rosie Cripps: As we look forward to another year of digital and online events, the organisers of The Causley Festival of Arts & Literature is calling for artists and performers from across the arts sector to submit an expression of interest in participating in the 2021 Festival. Following the […]

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Film crew in Bude

The next Alex Rider series (based on the novels of Anthony Horowitz) for Amazon Prime is currently being filmed at Widemouth Bay. On their Facebook page, Bude Rugby Club, home to the film crew this week, wrote: From Sunday 28th February until Friday 5th March 2021 a number of vehicles […]

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Can Independents change the shape of local politics?

*This article does not endorse any candidate (all are welcome to say their piece on Bude & Beyond). When Bude and Stratton Town Council held an election for Bude Ward on 12th December, the turnout was 68.8% and local vet, Tom O’Sullivan, was duly elected. 68.8% might not look like […]

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