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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Stratton Patient Participation Group

If you are a Stratton Medical Centre patient, did you know they have a Patient Participation Group? The group has been created as the practice felt by listening to the views and opinions of its patients, the practice will be able to improve the services they offer and be more […]

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A Stratton Smallholder

Told to Dawn by John Going, 94:   I sold my Stratton smallholding to a neighbour and then he split it up. It was in a ring fence, at the Town’s End side of Stratton. Stratton was a nice little place. That’s one of the things that attracted me to […]

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Support Scott the marathon Mann

This comes from Scott Mann’s Virgin Money Giving page. Good luck to him in his endeavours and well done for giving it a go! MPs often get knocked for what they do, but this is pretty good!! On 23rd April this year, just shy of my fast approaching 40th birthday, […]

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First farming artificial insemination in Stratton!

More from my interview with John Going, 94, of Widemouth, who was the first smallholder in the area to use artificial insemination on his cows: The War changed things. When the War had finished, my father wasn’t in very good health  and we were looking for a change. We decided […]

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Bude fire crews have a busy weekend…

Yesterday, Bude Fire Station Facebook page reported: 🚒 Working smoke alarms save property!! 🚒 Both fire appliances were mobilised from Bude after a call was received about a kitchen fire. Thanks to the working smoke alarms throughout the property, the occupier was alerted to the grill pan fire and was […]

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Cottage for Sale, Stratton

When people help me, I like to give a little back, so with thanks to the owners who kindly allowed me to use this as a ‘closer to Bude’ bolthole recently, let me give Morwenna Cottage on Spicers Lane in Stratton, a mention. Let’s start with location. Let me first […]

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Intruder Warning – Stratton

Thanks to a local for this info: Just to warn people that an intruder entered a house in Church Street this morning, whilst tradesmen were working and the front door was open.He was scared off by the householder and walked off in the direction of Cot Hill. The police were […]

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Today – Bude Past & Present Launch

Today is the launch of our new website, Bude Past & Present.   This is a collaborative, 3 person team effort, to preserve Bude/Stratton heritage on the web. We hope to incorporate historic photos, reminiscences, and  interview people with stories to tell (some of this may be audio). So, hopefully, […]

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Bude Past & Present Launch

Exciting news, and I can hold it in no longer. April 24th is the launch date of our new website, Bude Past & Present.   This is a collaborative, team effort to preserve Bude/Stratton heritage on the web. We hope to incorporate historic photos, reminiscences, and to go out and […]

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Stratton Book Fest 2013

From Stratton BookFest 2013   There will be displays on various aspects of Stratton’s history and we intend to have an area devoted to Genealogy/Family History, which will show you how to research your family tree without recourse to expensive on–line companies. There will also be a professional book appraiser […]

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Stratton BookFest 2013

The Return of BookFest, Stratton. Be afraid, be very afraid….that you will miss out !

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