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Collision outside Penstowe

From Bude Community Fire Service: Both Bude Appliances attended an RTC outside the Penstowe junction yesterday morning, just outside Kilkhampton. The incident involved 3 vehicles and reports of “persons trapped”. The rescue tender from Bodmin Community Fire Station also attended to assist. One vehicle’s roof was removed by crews and […]

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ASIST training for Kilk Clearer Minds volunteers

Katie and Emma from Kilk Clear Minds are now ASIST trained. This is an internationally recognised training programme for suicide intervention. So, if you see the ASIST stickers that person is trained in knowing what to do for a person who is having suicidal thoughts and feelings or has a plan […]

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Kilkhampton Flower Festival

Thanks to Janice Dickerson for these great photos of Kilkhampton Flower Festival. There is still chance to catch it tomorrow afternoon!

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Kilk Clear Minds hits 900 followers

For anyone who has been ignoring mental health issues, a quick reminder from Kilk Clear Minds tells us that mental health matters and needs to be talked about rather than swept under the carpet. 900 followers is a good indication that mental health issues require peer support. My mother suffered […]

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Lorry tips over in Kilkhampton

From Bude Community Fire Service FB: Two appliances from Bude were mobilised during the early hours of Tuesday morning to reports of a large goods vehicle which had left the road on the A39 Bude-side of Kilkhampton, and ended up on its side. The occupant of the vehicle was successfully […]

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Relocated Folk Festival now in Bude

Solid Entertainments is delighted to announce that Bude Folk Festival will be taking place at Penstowe Manor Resort on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 15th, 16th and 17th November 2019  Traditionally held in Ilfracombe, this year we have relocated the festival just 17 miles down the road, crossing the border into North Cornwall to Penstowe Manor, a really tasteful […]

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Bonfire gets out of control in Kilkhampton

Saw a retained firefighter sprinting across Queen Street towards the fire station yesterday afternoon, as the service was called to reports of a “fire in the open” in Kilkhampton. Bude Fire Service Facebook page says a large attended bonfire was found which had started to spread to the nearby grass […]

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Burglary at Kilk Co-op and car thefts that may be linked

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are investigating car thefts and a burglary at commercial premises in the Bude area that are believed to be linked. Between 2:50-3:20 am on Saturday 29 June, the offices of Southcott Car Specialists in Holsworthy were broken into and keys were stolen. Following this, […]

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Fire on bus in Kilkhampton

From Bude Community Fire Service Facebook:   Two pumps were mobilised to a coach fire this evening in Kilkhampton. Thankfully, there was nobody on the bus. The fire was quickly extinguished and a hose reel jet was used to cool the area. Photos from Bude Community Fire Service:  

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34 houses for Kilkhampton?

A planning application (PA18/06225 ) has been submitted for a proposed residential development of 34 houses including 10 affordable housing and associated works including the provision of an internal accessway, the provision of community parking spaces, public open space and on-site parking provision, at Land North East Of Morwenna House, Kilkhampton, Bude, […]

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Owner and dog rescued in Kilkhampton fire

An accidental property fire was reported at Kilkhampton last night. Bude Fire Crew Facebook page says: Last night two crews from Bude were mobilised to a property fire in a semi-detached chalet in Kilkhampton. On arrival, smoke was issuing from the building – crews gained access and quickly extinguished a […]

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Serious barn fire, Kilkhampton

On receipt of a call reporting a large fire seen in the distance, the Fire Service Critical Control mobilised two appliances from Bude Community Fire Station and a whole time officer to attend a Kilkhampton barn fire at 4.38 am this morning. Quickly after their arrival, the crews requested an […]

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Charity yoga events this December

This December Claire of Krama Yoga will be running a family Christmas charity yoga event to raise money for children with cancer. Come along and enjoy a “joyful yoga session to Christmas music” including all the favourite postures to bring inspiration to children and adults alike! This will be followed […]

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Kilk’s Handmade Framing joins prestigious guild

North Cornwall bespoke picture framers, Handmade Framing have been elected as members of the prestigious Fine Art Trade Guild. They are one of only a few framer members in the region and the only ones in North Devon and North Cornwall. Handmade specialise in custom and conservation framing of art, […]

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News From Band Together 9

The next Bude Metric Brass Band together concert takes place at Penstowe Manor, Kilkhampton, as usual, on 25th February. The beneficiaries this year are once again Bude Sea Pool and Cornwall Air Ambulance. The band will be displaying (and using) new timpani drums, cornets and euphonium bought as the result of […]

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