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Lamb chased over cliff at Duckpool

In a highly distressing incident for the lamb, its mother, the farmer and onlookers, a lamb was chased over a cliff to its death by a dog/s at Duckpool yesterday, according to posts on Bude Noticeboard. Sadly, the lamb, unable to be rescued, had to eventually be shot by the […]

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Dog dies after falling over a cliff at Duckpool

Bude Coastguard Rescue Team were paged at 12:34 and Saturday and tasked to Duckpool car park following the report of a dog that had gone over the cliff. Hartland Coastguard Search and Rescue Team were also paged to provide additional personnel should a rope rescue be necessary. With one member of […]

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More on the Duckpool rescue, from Bude RNLI

Bude RNLI volunteer crew were called to rescue two people cut off by the tide south of Duckpool on Wednesday, with assistance from the Bude Coastguard Rescue Team and the Coastguard helicopter from Newquay. Both the RNLI D-class inshore lifeboat George Bird and the RNLI Rescue Water Craft (RWC) launched at […]

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Duckpool coastguard call-out yesterday

From Bude Coastguard: Bude Coastguard Rescue Team members were paged at 17:36 yesterday to a report of two people cut off by the tide just south of Duckpool. Arriving on scene just after Bude Lifeboat, the Officer in Charge observed a lifeboat crewman climbing the cliff to the position of one […]

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Coastguard called to Duckpool to recover young surfer

Bude Coastguard Rescue Team was paged at 15:20 today, and tasked to Duckpool Beach, following a request from the Coastguard Operations Centre to assist in the recovery of an 11-year-old boy who had sustained a severe leg injury after having surfed into rocks.   By chance, an off-duty RNLI Lifeguard […]

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Help Find Fergal

Can you help find Fergal, the Cocker Spaniel? Fergal is an adult black, white and tan Cocker Spaniel who is microchipped. He was lost in Stowe Woods near Duckpool on 31st May and his owners are desperate to find him. Fergal is epileptic and needs his medication twice daily. His […]

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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!! But very worrying. Two search teams were deployed and with further information were relocated to a different search area. Rescue […]

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Sunny Weekend – Be Sea Safe

The sun is forecast to shine on this weekend, so many people will hit the beach. In the light of this week’s tragic events, it makes sense, therefore to use ones with lifeguard cover. In Bude, these are: Crooklets, Sandymouth, Summerleaze, and Widemouth. There is no lifeguard cover at Northcott, […]

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