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Whichever area you live in, local independent news providers are the most trusted source of news in the media. However, over 95 per cent of them have received zero support from the Government since the start of the Lockdown. While £35m has been allocated to the ‘newspaper industry’ in order […]

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2 Minute charity shop opens at Crooklets

Yesterday, the 2 Minute Charity Shop on Crooklets Beach, Bude was opened close to Rosie’s Cafe. “From trash to treasure” is the theme.   Diverted from landfill clobber, waste-free swaps, books and beach art, you can find all sorts of treasures. They are open daily from 11-4. All their own branded […]

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Bude animal-free Covid-research fundraiser for Exeter Uni

Angie Burke of Animal Free Bude has set up a Just Giving page to support animal-free Covid research (a test to check how much active virus is present/ level of infectiousness). Can you help raise the remaining £879.14 needed to hit the £30k target? Can you arrange a coffee morning? […]

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Man dies in Cornwall collision

Police were notified at around 7.30am today, Saturday 27 June, to reports of a collision involving a single lorry which had gone over the edge of the Drumbridges Roundabout at Heathfield. The male lorry driver of the lorry has been confirmed deceased at the scene and his next of kin […]

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Boat in trouble off Bude in joint rescue

A boat was in trouble in the sea off Bude this morning. The volunteer lifeboat crew responded to a page at 8.11 am from Falmouth Coastguard for immediate launch of the lifeboat. Bude Coastguard Rescue Team was paged at 8:14am. Bude’s inshore lifeboat George Bird was launched at 8.16 am with […]

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Daytime TV presenter comes to Bude

An exciting day for Bude Surfing Experience yesterday when a TV presenter (apparently, it’s Josie Gibson from This Morning) appeared at Summerleaze ready to try a FUN and SUP session. A tough day at the office for Scott and his crew, and nearly a disaster for Josie when she came […]

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