Tractor stolen from Launcells

Devon and Cornwall Police are investigating the report of the theft of a tractor from a quarry in the Launcells area of Bude. A 1999 John Deere 6910 Tractor registration S796AKO was stolen between 1930 hrs on Sunday 3rd May and 0715 hrs Monday 4th May. The tractor is fitted […]

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Community Governance – do we still need the parishes?

  The Cornwall Community Governance Review meeting took place on Wednesday 10th September at 7.30pm in The Parkhouse Centre and was very well attended by members of Marhamchurch, Launcells and Poundstock parishes. It was part of a review of parish and town boundaries. In other words, the key issues were: […]

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Launcells wedding venue has new wedding coordinator

A popular Cornish wedding venue has welcomed a new member of staff in order to support their continued growth.   Launcells Barton, located in a picturesque village near the North Cornwall coast, has appointed Alannah Luscombe as an Assistant Wedding Coordinator.   The move comes after the venue, which first […]

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Charity Cake Event #Launcells

Still plenty of time to enter our Cake Competition on 20th June. Held at our BUTTERFLY TEA PARTY, at Launcells Village Hall, all in aid of TOGETHER FOR SHORT LIVES Charity. Please call me for more details 01288 321113 or 0787 655 3332. 

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Norton Barton to Become a FEZ!

Another coup for Bude, as Cornwall’s first dedicated food village is set to confirm the region’s reputation as the nation’s culinary capital in one of the UK’s first government-backed Food Enterprise Zones (FEZs) bringing jobs, tourism and investment to the area, Farming Minister George Eustice announced today. Speaking at the […]

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Foodie Heaven – Check Out This New Farm Shop

The great news for Bude and beyond, is that not only is a new farm shop opening on Friday, but plans are afoot for a foodie village. The site is Norton Barton Farm, which is home to passionate foodies,Richard and Fionagh Harding, of Cornish Charcuterie, based at Launcells. There is […]

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Communities to Have Greater Say on Wind?

As plans go through for a 150ft wind turbine close to a care home in Launcells, near Bude, owners of the home are said to be furious that their residents will have to suffer something local people do not want and which Cornwall Council and the Parish Council both turned […]

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What is Happening on the B3254?

Locals have expressed shock at the number of accidents which seem to be occurring on the B3254 road between Red Post and Launceston, predominantly around the Red Post area. Yesterday’s coincided with a hail storm just prior to the incident, according to one person commenting on Facebook.   On 2nd […]

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Serious Collision Bude – Police Appeal

Police are appealing for information following a collision near Bude yesterday (2 December) which left a 21-year-old man seriously injured. A Honda Civic was travelling on the B3254 when it was in collision with an unattended Toyota Landcruiser parked in a layby at Launcells. The driver of the Honda, the only […]

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Collision at Red Post

The B3254 is closed both ways due to an earlier accident at Red Post (11.45am) on what looks, from the police map, to be Main Road. Two vehicles were involved (although local news sites earlier reported one) and accident investigation work has been ongoing. One casualty was trapped and had […]

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