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: […]
Well done to Marhamchurch School
From Cornwall Council: A North Cornwall School has been recognised with an award by Cornwall Healthy Schools, part of Cornwall Council, for their work in trying to tackle plastic waste. Marhamchurch School near Bude have achieved a Platinum Learner Participation Certificate for their work in reducing plastic in the environment, […]
Marhamchurch Revel 2018
By Rachel Wilce: It’s the Marhamchurch Revel on Monday (13th Aug) and after last year’s torrential rain we’re hoping for better weather and a big turn out this year. All the activities are on the Revel Field (opposite St Marwenne’s Church). The field opens at 1:30, Revel Royalty is crowned […]
Boiler fire at Marhamchurch Primary – school reopens tomorrow
At 08:20 this morning, both Bude appliances were mobilised to reports of a fire at Marhamchurch Primary School. On arrival, the team located and extinguished a fire in the boiler room of the school. The gas and electricity supply was isolated and the area was made safe. Thankfully, the incident […]
Images of planned Marhamchurch micro-development
Thought people might be interested to see some computer-generated images of the micro-development proposed and approved in Marhamchurch at the former Buller’s Arms car park. Two images are of the front elevations and one in an aerial perspective angled toward the rear elevations, also showing the dedicated parking. The site […]
Bedroom Fire Marhamchurch
Two appliances from Bude and a whole time officer were mobilised to a reported bedroom fire in a property in Marhamchurch at 1.25am on Thursday. On arrival crews found one semi detached property with the first floor bedroom well alight. Four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and one covering […]
Mrs M of Marhamchurch – A Passion for Cakes
It’s always exciting to find another new Bude business, offering something that is much-needed in the locality. So, off I went on a sunny afternoon to see Mrs M of Mrs M’s Cakes at Marhamchurch. I rather expected a mumsy, rosy-cheeked middle aged lady in a white pinny (a […]
Marhamchurch Chimney Fire
This morning, one appliance from Bude was mobilised to a chimney fire incident at Marhamchurch, near Bude. On arrival the crew found the fire involved the flue of a woodburning stove. The fire was extinguished using the stirrup pump and chimney rods; the thermal image camera was used to […]
Bullers Arms Closed
In a dramatically quick change of date, the Bullers Arms closed last night. The inn is in a Conservation Area.
It will not be re-opened unless buyer found. Otherwise, the pub will allegedly remain closed until planners agree to grant change of use planning permission to private accommodation.
A number of people are now opposing the planning application PA12/08429 . The info on Cornwall Council’s website says the following, and objections may be lodged online.
Campaign to Save the Bullers
Well, most people I’ve spoken to haven’t been too happy with the demise of the Bullers Arms in Marhamchurch and the plans to build houses. There now seems to be a movement to try to save the pub. If you’re struggling to read the email address on the photo, it […]
Bullers Arms to Close
For those who live in or know Marhamchurch, it seems like a death knell for the historic village, nestled just off the A39 outside Bude. For the Bullers Arms Hotel, founded c 1856, is due to close on 20th October. The hostelry started in life as a house but became […]
Cornish Under 12 Chess Champion at Bude Triangle
A report on the appearance by 11 year old chess wonder, Theo Slade, last week, who challenged all comers to chess: ” On Sunday afternoon 9th September, Theo Slade 11, from Marhamchurch, the current West of England and Cornish under 12 chess champion, took on all comers in the Triangle […]