Bude Coastguard in ‘dog over cliff’ rescue

From Bude Coastguard: Bude Coastguard Rescue Team members were paged at 12:49 yesterday, and tasked to assist Hartland Coastguard Search and Rescue Team who had been the first team scrambled following the report of a dog that had gone over the cliff in the Litter Mouth area of Morwenstow. Arriving on […]

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RAF Association – Can YOU help?

  The Royal Air Forces Association, (RAFA) is a member led charity, which actively looks after the welfare of the RAF family. They give help in times of need to everyone who serves, or has served in the RAF, and their dependants. The RAFA are urgently looking for individuals to […]

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Down at the Bude Sea Pool with the Lundy swimmers…

The only person who has successfully completed the Hartland to Lundy swim dates from the 1950s. He entered a competition to win prize money and some bullocks if he succeeded in swimming to the island we can see from many parts of our coastline. Now Steve Maclure (Stevo) and Gary […]

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Burglary between Bude & Launceston

Burglary, from experience, is awful. Intrusion is worrying and distressing but it is often only later that families realise the full amount of deeply personal and irreplaceable items they lose when burgled. On Tuesday 4th July, a  thatched cottage situated near the Countryman Pub, B3254, Launceston to Bude Road was […]

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Mother’s Day – time to walk on air!

Dawn meets Bude foot health professional, Steph Jones-Giles

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Mr #BigUpBude – Trev’s Taxi

I first wrote about Taxi Trev (as Vicko calls him) well before the days of #BigUpBude in 2012. He’s still here, and still offering an efficient and wonderful service to Bude, for which he is a recognised cultural ambassador.    What’s great about Trev is his unstinting support for the […]

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Event at the Castle

New event at The castle on 9th February. A veritable visual feast of artefacts from the Stratton History Archive relating to and celebrating the fascinating and varied history of Bude and the surrounding area. Highlights will include the very rare first edition of the book ‘Chemical Science’, the only book […]

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Fisherman Rescued Off Bude

As black plumes of smoke billowed over Bude today, there were a number of 999 calls, and Bude RNLI lifeguards set out to assist a fisherman whose boat caught fire at sea off Bude. Jamie Sprake confirmed on our Facebook page that the fisherman is his father-in-law, and is shaken […]

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Boat on Fire Off Bude

Daughter tells me there is a boat on fire out at sea off Bude. Lots of dark smoke, and I hear the Bude lifeboat/jet ski went out. I don’t yet have any other news so if anyone knows anything, please advise.  

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Famous Bude People

Anne Collins has sent in this article, for which, thanks to her. There is more info on famous Bude folk in my book, Secret Bude, or on the Bude Past and Present website. Famous People Of Bude With its beauty and its friendly nature, Bude has long been a draw […]

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