BBC apologises to Cornwall Council & Cormac

From Cornwall Council…this is their statement in response to a BBC programme by Laurence Reed. Full details of the complaint are in the BBC link. Cornwall Council and CORMAC, the company owned by Cornwall Council which maintains Cornwall’s roads, welcome the apology broadcast on BBC Radio Cornwall today (16 January […]

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Regular surfers are more likely to have E.coli in their guts…

From the University of Exeter: Regular surfers and bodyboarders are three times more likely to have antibiotic resistant E. coli in their guts than non-surfers, new research has revealed. Conducted by the University of Exeter, the Beach Bums study asked 300 people, half of whom regularly surf the UK’s coastline, to take […]

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Raising awareness of food poverty…

Recently, I visited Birmingham, seeing many homeless on the streets. It inspired me to write a blog post. Food poverty and homelessness is a massive social problem, one which few people understand the complexity of. However, food poverty is not just a problem for the cities. Bude, too, has a […]

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How’s this for a belated New Year’s resolution?

With the New Year now underway, Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is asking everyone to make testing their smoke alarms once a month their New Year’s resolution. Many people see January as an opportunity for a fresh start and keeping you and your loved ones safe should be […]

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Scheme to tackle plastics announced in Bude

If Bude wasn’t on the country’s radar before, it sure must be now, given it seems to be at the forefront in the drive against the plastics littering our seas. Finally, after years of committed locals highlighting the problem, the government is finally taking notice. The Environment Agency announced on […]

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Raising a smile – the new dog bed!

This is enough to make any dog owner smile. Philippa sent in this photo to the Bude & Beyond Facebook page of her dogs who have been blessed with a beautiful new dog bed. However, they are obviously not impressed. As she says, they prefer an elevated view! Why wouldn’t […]

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