Theft From Car, #Hartland

  This message relates to Crime Report No. 103663/14. Between 13. 15hrs and 17. 15hrs on Wednesday 3rd September 2014, whilst parked in a National Trust car park in the Hartland, Bideford area, a car was entered and property stolen. The Police would like to remind members of the public […]

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Robin’s Freewave – New Surf School, Widemouth

  The irrepressible Robin Ross starts his new surf school this month, just in time for the school holidays. Robin formerly  successfully owned and ran Sandymouth Surf School, the only surf school at the beach, until the National Trust put the licence out to tender and he was sadly outbid, […]

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Robin’s Rockin the Surf Vibe at Sandymouth

  Inspiring to meet Robin Ross this week, surf-enthusiast owner of the Sandymouth Surf School. Like many people in business here, Robin is an ‘incomer’ though he has now been in Bude for around 12 years, so his credentials are pretty good!  He loves Bude and feels settled here though […]

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Wonderful Welcombe Mouth

Welcombe Mouth today. The path down is not for those with mobility problems, and the road is full of potholes, but it is well worth a visit as hopefully the photos show….  

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2012 Was the Year of the Slug!

Well, I’m glad something enjoyed 2012’s wet weather, the second wettest year on record!! The National Trust has reported unsettled, unpredictable and at times chaotic weather has meant that this year has been hugely challenging for wildlife. According to experts from the National Trust, birds and insects have struggled, while […]

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Families Want to Walk Together!

The National Trust has revealed one in five 8-11 year olds want to spend more time with their parents and more than a third of parents said they want to spend more time with their kids. Good news there, then! While watching television and DVDs tops the YouGov poll as […]

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Saving the Great British Pud

Of nearly 500 people questioned, 48% of respondents chose apple pie or blackberry crumble as their favourite pudding. In response to this, the National Trust has announced it is backing a Government Minister’s call to save the great British pudding. After being appointed in a recent cabinet reshuffle, Environment Secretary Owen […]

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