Stratton Hospital overnight trial service resumes 1st March

A promise to bring back a pioneering overnight service at Stratton’s Community Treatment Centre will be fulfilled, thanks to the efforts of dedicated health workers and support from the community. Back in January 2020, it was announced that the treatment centre would be moved out of Stratton until the end […]

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Overnight treatment withdrawn from Stratton Treatment Centre since Jan 1st

  Peter La Broy has announced on his Facebook page that the overnight Community Treatment Centre has been withdrawn from Stratton since January 1st. He says: We are told that this is because of increased pressure at Treliske. Our clinician providing cover at Stratton has been redeployed elsewhere leaving us […]

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Stratton School survey – should children be able to walk the daily mile?

Stratton School would like to install a multi-purpose track in their extensive school grounds to help school children to enjoy exercise. The track would enable the children at Stratton School to walk the daily mile each morning, even when the ground is wet under foot. This project also encompasses a […]

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Driver cut free at Stratton

At 2pm this afternoon, the Critical Control Centre received a call from South Western Ambulance Service, regarding a two vehicle road traffic collision at Stratton,  near Homeleigh Garden Centre, involving a car and a small van, which had left one person trapped. Two appliances from Bude, the Rescue Tender from […]

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Car and motorcycle crash closed A39 Stratton

A crash involving a car and a motorcycle meant the A39 Stratton was closed both ways for a period of time yesterday. The collision occurred at around 4pm. The road was closed in both directions due to accident from Poundfield to Stamford Hill. Traffic was affected between Bush and King’s […]

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Changes afoot for Stratton MIU?

Cornwall Reports, which has a very reasonable paywall, so I won’t ruin things for them by telling you everything here, has indicated that Stratton MIU could open on a 24-hour basis as an Integrated Urgent Care Service, forming an out of hours community treatment centre staffed by out-of-hours GPs trained […]

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Democracy in Bude: Local People fighting for our Hospital and Young People striking for all our futures.

 Opinion piece following events from last week by the Chair of Bude Labour Party (as ever, opinion pieces are open to all to submit):     There were two important democratic events in Bude last week: one was about saving our NHS, and frustrating, and the other was about saving […]

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Extraordinary meeting of Bude Community Network Panel re: Stratton MIU

By Binzy Reynolds: Over a hundred and thirty people flocked to the Parkhouse Centre last night, forgoing St Valentine’s Day celebrations, to hear reasons behind the temporary night-time closure of the Minor Injuries Unit, (MIU), at Stratton Hospital and to seek a way to re-open this unit at the earliest […]

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Road repairs Stratton

For those of you in the Stratton area you might have noticed the new lights near the bridge, but there are also some road works quite some way along Diddies Lane as it splits out to Smallridge Lane and an unnamed road.  The ones on here are actually a road […]

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Stratton Flower Fest ends today

By Helen Shingler: The annual Flower Festival at St Andrew’s Church, Stratton ends today (Bank Holiday Monday open 10am-5pm)) The theme is ‘I am’ and the stunning church is filled with beautiful and imaginative flower arrangements. A wide range of delicious offerings is available as refreshments, whether you fancy lunch or just afternoon […]

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Wyevale Garden Centres up for sale

The specialist property adviser, Christie & Co, is handling the sale of Wyevale Garden Centres, which includes the one in Stratton. The portfolio of 145 garden centres, ranges from horticultural centres to major leisure destination venues. They will be sold as a group or individually, prices ranging from £200k leasehold […]

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Future of healthcare – Stratton Medical Centre

While I was in Liverpool, down in Bude last week there was a Liberal Democrats’ public meeting on the future of healthcare in the town. Some of you may have attended. There has been some confusion among the public over the Stratton Medical Centre situation, so at the meeting,  on […]

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Planning Application Shock in Historic Stratton

Reader submitted post: We think that readers of Bude and Beyond should be informed that planning permission has been applied for the “Erection of a new dwelling in the garden of Bevill Cottage, Gibraltar Square, Church Street, Stratton“: Planning application reference PA18/02261. The proposed dwelling will stand in the lower […]

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Stratton Medical Centre update

Having contacted NHS England’s primary care section about changes at Stratton Medical Centre, I received this response:   All patients registered with the GP Practice have received letters informing them that from 1 April 2018, it will be the GP Partnership at Holsworthy who will be running the service at Stratton […]

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