Vote for #Bude in the British Travel Awards

From the friendly folk at Visit Bude Vote for Bude in the British Travel Awards! After winning Bronze in 2014, Bude has been shortlisted as Best UK Coastal Resort British Travel Awards 2015. To help us win Gold this year, we urge all of our Bude fans to cast a vote […]

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Congrats to These #BigUpBude Companies

Whalesborough Cottages and Health Club, down at the Weir, has just won a prestigious award. As has Bleujen Florist – congrats to both who are helping to #BigUpBude The Michelmores Property Awards showcase the very best in SW property development and construction, and no one can argue that the development […]

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Top #BigUpBude Tweet Time

I know not everyone is on Twitter but there is always loads of good news about Bude out there on social media, so here’s a selection of my recent favourites #BigUpBude tweets. The question is, now we have ‘bigged it up’, what now?  some would argue we no longer need […]

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Can the Shack Shake Up the Strand?

The Strand area of Bude has had a chequered history, not least because of the rise and fall of the Strand Hotel. As the gateway to Bude, I’d love to see it properly developed, but all power to the small businesses who continually try to make the Strand a vibrant […]

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Getting the #BigUpBude Hashtag Habit

With so much happening in beautiful Bude, it’s time to revamp our #BigUpBude status, and now we have a banner to do just that. With our iconic sea pool,  a food festival, a summer festival, the usual jazz festival, the Shellseekers exhibition, and lots of other events ahead, Bude is […]

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A Bite at Bude!

I have to say I was dismayed by this article in the Daily Mail, which reported the abuse of a surfer at Bude’s popular Summerleaze beach, by a paddle boarder. Now, I’m not a Daily Mail reader, so this came to me via an alert. However, when I read it, […]

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Bude’s Pop Up Shop

On 5th December, 9 local crafters will be opening a pop up shop in Bude (Belle Vue, next to Wroe’s, the old Alchemist shop) to sell their wonderful unique wares. Here, you will find skincare, jewellery, mosaics, felt flowers, driftwood, crochet cards, teddy bears, shell items, clocks, Christmas wreaths, and […]

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Nadelik = Christmas in Cornish

And Bude has just the shop for it. You have probably come across Neil and Neill, owners of Bude Bike Hire, before, but in the run up to Christmas they have set up a Christmas shop called Nadelik on the same premises near River Life/Bank. Today, I popped in the […]

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#BigUpBude Talent – It’s Coming!

The hunt is on for talent in and around Bude. This event was born here…..

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Bag a Beach Hut…..

From Friends of Bude Sea Pool… Exclusive opportunity to bag a brilliant beach hut at Bude Sea Pool The beach huts at Bude Sea Pool boast one of the best views in town overlooking the historic tidal swimming pool, Bude Bay itself, and out across the Atlantic Ocean. Now one […]

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Bude Business Network

Lots of thanks to give out after attending another successful Bude Business Network meeting yesterday. Debbie Cousins at Bude Works organises theses events in association with Bude Jobcentre Plus’s Lynn Colwill. Yesterday’s venue was provided by Urchins Bistro, owned by the lovely Gary and Andrew, and I was very impressed […]

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#bigupbude with Trev’s Taxi

It must be said that Trev is always looking for new ways to #bigupbude and he has surpassed himself this time with his latest taxi trimmings. Not only does he have #bigupbude on the front on the vehicle, he also has the budeandbeyond website on the back……what will he think […]

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Bude, Who Has Served You Well This Week?

#big up bude I’d like to give a shout out to local businesses from Bude and the surrounding area,  but not just from me, from the readers, too. Please add a response about one local business whose good customer service (or continuous customer service) has shone out this week. Let’s […]

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