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Bude lifeguards – rescue update!

Where would Bude be without our amazing lifeguards? This report from lifeguard, Ella Henwood: RNLI Lifeguards at Sandymouth beach had to rescue seven people towards the end of the half […]

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Widemouth gets blue flag, while Summerleaze and Crooklets receive seaside awards…

Apologies I’m a bit behind – backlog due to sorting stuff pertaining to my mother’s death. So, doing what I can, and this is adapted from Cornwall Council’s info. Anyway, […]

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Why beaches lose their sand – and then suddenly reappear

Dooagh beach, Ireland. Handout Simon Boxall, University of Southampton In spring 1984 a whole beach disappeared. Over just two days, the golden sands of Dooagh on the island of Achill, […]

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Why beaches lose their sand – and then suddenly reappear

Dooagh beach, Ireland. Handout Simon Boxall, University of Southampton In spring 1984 a whole beach disappeared. Over just two days, the golden sands of Dooagh on the island of Achill, […]

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Wet Wipes Invading Our Beaches

Piles of wet wipes are littering our beaches as more people choose to use moist cloths to remove make-up, replace traditional toilet paper and apply fake tan. According to the […]

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Severe Flood Warning, Bude

From the good old Environment Agency, comes this, pertaining to The Strand and The Crescent Flooding is expected over the high tides on Saturday morning at 06:27 and afternoon at […]

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Help RNLI Make Waves in Social Media

Dramatic rescue stories featuring the courage of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s (RNLI) lifeguards and volunteer lifeboat crews are to be promoted to the public through an innovative new social […]

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Be Safe at the Beaches and Rivers

When the sun shines and the days are long and warm, there is nothing more idyllic than lazing by a meandering river and dipping your toes in the cooling water, […]

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BBQ Disposal Warning

One fire appliance from Bude Community Fire Station attended a fire  shortly before midnight this week, involving refuse bins. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus quickly extinguished the fire using two hosereels. […]

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Bude on Saturday

After yesterday’s rain (6mm in one hour in Bude, I gather) it is hard to believe that it was like this on Sunday, with 15 hours of sunshine and visitors […]

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Beach Support for Disabled People at Bude

New facilities to support disabled people to access beaches and surrounding areas in Bude will be officially opened at a special ceremony on Wednesday, 29 May. Led by the Council’s […]

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Plastic Legacy for Britain’s Beaches

Our passion for plastic is leaving a legacy of litter on Britain’s beaches, says UK’s leading marine charity. Reading this made me think of Ado Shorland’s (and team) many beach […]

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Showers – Why Single Out Bude?

Nigel Pearce has written to the Council, and who can blame him when locals are up in arms over the Summerleaze and Widemouth shower situation – and when showers are […]

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Bude Students Plucked to Safety

Coastguard report: The coastguard reported a callout for  2 missing students from Budehaven school lost somewhere between Duckpool & Northcott & cut off by the tide. Easily done, treacherous stretch!! […]

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