The Lundy Swim – fundraiser for Bude charities

Thanks to Baz Bendell for alerting me to this venture for Bude which is happening right here and which people need to support So, here’s a shout out to  Gary Readman and Steve Maclure who will be attempting to swim from Hartland Quay to Lundy Island for 3 local causes […]

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Bude Mountain Bikers Complete Coast to Coast Ride

Thanks to Tony Rea for this report: On the weekend of June 11th 2016, Dept 26 Bude Mountain Bike Riders Cycling Club rode over 120 miles Coast to Coast from Minehead in North Devon to Plymouth in the South. This was off road (as much as possible) crossing both Exmoor […]

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Budehaven Year 7s Raise £362 for Charity

Thanks to teacher Mel Bardsley for letting me know about this great little fund-raiser from Budehaven’s Year 7s. She says:   On Friday May 3rd, year 7 students at Budehaven School raised money for their two chosen charities: Cancer Research and Bude Sea Pool On the charity day,  year 7 […]

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Budehaven Biking for Breast Cancer Awareness

Just before half term, Budehaven staff, Mr Dyer and Mr Drew, led a group of Year 13 Btec Outdoor Pursuits students on a two day cycle from Saunton Sands in North Devon to Plymouth Hoe on the other coast. The idea was to raise money and awareness of the Coppafeel […]

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Bude Firefighters Scrub Up for Charity Car Wash

Bude firefighters will be taking part in a National Car Wash, for the Firefighters Charity. The event happens on Saturday 15th September, at Bude Morrisons, from 9am. So a great excuse to get the car dirty and have Bude’s wonderful firefighters clean it for a good cause! Please give them […]

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Bude Lifeboat Day – Laughing in the Face of Rain

“Here in Bude, we laugh in the face of rain” said Bude Lifeboat on their Twitterfeed, and they certainly pulled out all the stops today with their demonstrations, including a lifeboat capsize drill, the rescue demo using the Padstow lifeboat and the helicopter from Chivenor, though part of me expected […]

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Little Rays of Sunshine

Great words from a colleague today which were: just write what you like and have fun doing it! So, I’ve dredged up one or two of my favourite Bude articles from the part and rewritten them, so they’re still available for people to read. Starting with Bude based children’s charity, […]

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