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Bude – Britain’s Last Bastion of Secrecy

In view of all the recent furore over international eavesdropping, enough to spark a diplomatic incident, it seemed pertinent to draw my little piece from 2012 to people’s attention. Here, my concern was over the surveillance we all suffer on a daily basis, but now it seems to run much, […]

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Bude Again in the Spotlight

It seems Bude is in the news again, and this time it isn’t the sea pool in the limelight but GCHQ Bude. According to another leak from former US Intelligence Analyst, Edward Snowden, the USA paid out £15.5 million towards development of Cornwall’s secret spy base, bringing the total to […]

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Craft Fayre – Welcombe Village Hall – Sun 25th November in aid of St Mark’s PTA

We bring to you 19 of the best stall holders all selling handcrafted items just in time for Christmas! Below is a list of the stalls we have and also some of the websites for you to have a look at and see exactly what will be on offer: Naturally […]

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Morwenstow’s Maverick

Now that the Vicar of Morwenstow has been digitised (http://archive.org/details/vicarmorwenstow00goulgoog) thought it was time to resurrect my feature of Reverend Hawker of Morwenstow….. As the crows caw and screech a warning of my approach from their nests in the higher reaches of the churchyard trees (why do graveyards always have crows?) you […]

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