Coins to be accepted at North Devon car parks

With the majority of shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants opening up on 4 July and the relaxation of the two metre social distancing rule, North Devon Council car parks will start to accept coins again from this Saturday. However, the council is still strongly advising people to use the contactless […]

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Bude Seapool Channel Challenge

Calling all swimmers! Up to 15 teams will swim the distance of the English Channel in Bude Sea Pool. Teams from 2 to 22 are invited to register for this annual event. Homemade cakes and soup are the main draw here, as well as the swim of course! Can you […]

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Cars take to the roads for 4th July

The easing of lockdown restrictions in England from next weekend (4 July) will see the equivalent of more than 10m people –  one third (31%) of all drivers – getting away for an overnight stay, potentially making it the busiest weekend of the year so far on the roads, according […]

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Anyone got somewhere to pitch a tent?

From Angus Crosbie: On 21st July, me and two friends are setting off on a 547-mile walk around the South West for CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading cancer charity for children, young people and their families. We are attempting to walk 547 miles in just 31 days, armed only with […]

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Mandatory MOT testing to return in August

Mandatory MOT testing is to be reintroduced from 1 August 2020 as COVID-19 restrictions are slowly lifted, Roads minister Baroness Vere has announced today (29 June 2020). Due to the coronavirus outbreak, drivers were granted a 6-month exemption from MOT testing in March to help slow the spread of the virus. […]

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Thanks to our lovely sponsors

Lots of businesses in Bude have  re-opened and many are preparing to re-open on 4th July. We wish them all well, so want to say special thanks to our sponsoring advertisers and to give them a shout out with info I have gleaned from their websites/social media. We have a […]

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