Bude residents – fill your survey in!

From Cornwall Council: Bude residents urged to have their say in resident survey closing next week With less than a week remaining, households in the Bude area who have received a copy of Cornwall Council’s resident survey but have not yet sent back their response are being urged to complete […]

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The Cornwall Council parking review…

In a dash so haven’t had time to properly look at and digest this; however, you’re all capable of reading, so… Over the last year and a half Cornwall Council has been reviewing on-street parking in seven towns in Cornwall that were identified as having the biggest parking problems: Bude, […]

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Cornwall Community Chest Grants

From Cornwall Council: Hundreds of voluntary and community groups in Cornwall have benefited from Cornwall Council Community Chest grants worth £214,716 during the 2016/17 grant scheme. With grants still being processed as we approach the end of the financial year, it is expected that the final total will be nearly […]

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Free Car Seat Checks #Launceston

With 27% of parents confused about car seat safety Cornwall Trading Standards and Fire and Road Safety are offering free community car seat safety checks and car bibles. A trained Road Safety Officer will complete a car seat safety check, which will take approximately 10 minutes, and share some road […]

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‘Tis the Season to be Careful, Tra La La La Laa

Cornwall Council Trading Standards tell us beauty equipment, from hair styling to UV nail lamps make popular gifts at this time of year, but that some of these electrical beauty items are manufactured and bought from outside the EU and could potentially be a risky gift to give.   Products without […]

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Community Right to Bid

This is rather interesting and has wider application to other small, rural communities. It seems the village of Commonmoor near Liskeard is looking forward to a very happy Christmas after a successful Community Right to Bid allowed the Commonmoor Village Group to purchase the local Methodist chapel.   The group […]

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Important – The Future of Bude’s Health/Social Care

This comes directly from the Cornwall Council website because health and care organisations in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have published their proposals for service transformation over the next five years, and it will raise some challenges. The local Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) is a response to the […]

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Cornwall Council Gets RSPCA Gold Footprint Award

From Cornwall Council’s website: For the sixth consecutive year, Cornwall Council’s Dog Welfare and Enforcement team has been awarded a RSPCA Gold Community Animal Welfare Footprint Award for the high quality way in which the Council handles stray dogs. The accolade recognises that Council Cornwall has put in place clear […]

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Lib Dems Make Another Cornwall Council Gain

The LibDems are having a bit of a field day in Cornwall, regaining ground previously lost, as the honeymoon of change seems to be fading. On Thursday 1st September, they made another gain on Cornwall Council, with Nathan Billings taking the Four Lanes seat from UKIP. This follows a string […]

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158 Static Caravans at Maer Approved

This plan has now been approved with conditions by Cornwall Council. Proposed closure of the main entrance and improvements to the southern entrance; together with the change of use of 3.1 hectares from touring caravan use to the siting of static caravans / lodges; together with upgraded infrastructure / services; […]

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Cornwall Council Wants 260 Stratton Home Plan to Go Ahead

The Cornish Guardian has reported that planning officers at Cornwall Council have given a thumbs-up to  a planning application for 260 new homes at Stratton, so the officials are keen for the plans to go ahead. Interesting to see what local councillors think.  This is for land at Hillhead Farm, […]

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#Bude Beach Huts Go Under the Hammer

According to Cornwall Council’s website, there’s a chance to take home an iconic part of Bude’s coastal heritage when 28 old wooden beach huts go under the hammer at Kivells’ Holsworthy auction centre on Saturday 2 April. The huts have been removed from Summerleaze beach and replaced by new huts […]

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Health & Social Care Meeting, Bude

Cornwall Council and NHS Kernow are working with the key health care providers to bring all the organisations responsible for health and social care services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly closer together in an integrated way. Work is currently underway on developing a place-based strategic plan for the […]

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Scott Mann to Resign as Cornwall Councillor

The BBC has reported that North Cornwall MP, Scott Mann, is to resign as a Cornwall Councillor on February 16th. Scott was criticised for holding the two roles but claimed it was intended as an interim measure after the election so he could fulfil his obligations to his Wadebridge ward. […]

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Is Bude Set to Lose Its Toilets?

Back to the toilet debate. Cornwall Council in its wisdom wishes to close all (yes all) of the public toilets in Bude on 1st April, 2016. That’s every single one of them, to save money. Weirdly, while the Council blames central government funding cuts, Cornwall Council did only recently decide to […]

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