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Newquay to London flights to restart

From Cornwall Council: Cornwall’s air links with London will resume on Friday, July 24, with British Airways operating services between Newquay and Heathrow. British Airways will initially begin operating three flights a week in July, increasing to five a week in August and daily from September. The service will operate […]

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Two abnormal loads on the M5 and A30 next week

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   Drivers using the M5 and A30 Westbound are being warned about two large convoys which will be escorted by police next week. On Tuesday 16 June and Wednesday 17 police will be escorting vehicles transporting wind farm parts to Ventonteague, TR4 9HZ – approximately […]

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More dependent on the car than ever?

More than a third of UK drivers (35%) – the equivalent of 14.7m drivers – say they are more dependent on using their car than 12 months ago, with public transport too often seen as an expensive and unreliable alternative, data released as part of the latest RAC Report on […]

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Annual General Meeting of Connect Bude and Public Meeting

Annual General Meeting of Connect Bude and Public Meeting 11 am – 12 noon Sat 19 Oct 2019 in the Ivor Potter Hall at The Parkhouse Centre, Bude. Agenda for AGM 1. Welcome from the Chairman (Richard Wolfenden-Brown) 2. Members and Supporters in attendance: (A contact sheet will be distributed) […]

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Newquay airport adds more British routes for 2020

Loganair, a fast-growing regional airline, has announced that it will operate four routes from Newquay starting in spring 2020. Loganair will begin services from Newquay to Aberdeen (1 April), Newcastle (1 April), Norwich (3 April) and Glasgow (22 May). For the first time, Aberdeen and Newcastle will be year-round, both […]

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Coming up – Cornwall’s busiest week on the roads

From Devon & Cornwall Police: With holiday traffic at its peak and the Boardmasters Festival in Newquay from 7 – 11 August, this week and will be one of the busiest times on Cornwall’s roads. Devon and Cornwall Police and Highways England will be working hard to keep the roads […]

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Delays on A39 Oct-March

The roadworks.org site has detailed delays on the A39 from 16th October – 23rd March. The area affected is the A39 from Bucks Cross to Higher Wayton, Bucks Cross, which will have traffic lights/two-way signals, so delays are likely. Bear this in mind when taking any journey towards Bideford or […]

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Today’s Flood/Travel Alerts

While the Upper Tamar and Upper and Lower Torridge areas are still on amber alert, the River Torridge (Lower) from Dolton to Bideford, including Taddiport and Weare Gofford is now at red alert status since last night. That means that flooding is expected. River levels have risen due to yesterday’s […]

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SW Road Improvements Announced

For travellers, the Highways Agency is to deliver 7 vital road improvements to boost the economy, reduce congestion and improve safety in the South West, as announced by Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin. Nothing in here for Cornwall or North Devon but perhaps good news in easing congestion in other parts of the south west.

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S-LOVE – enia (Why Not, Everyone Else Does?)

To most people, Slovenia is a little known country, with a population of only two million. Tucked away on the Italian/Austrian/Hungarian and Croatian borders, it is the acceptable face of eastern European (though the locals don’t seem to see themselves as such) tourism, with its inhabitants speaking excellent English but […]

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Roadworks in Devon and Cornwall This Week

News from the Highways Agency of road closures/road works in the area this week A30 Sticklepath, nr Okehampton: 24 hr westbound lane closure Mon – Thurs for drainage works (17-28 Sept) A30 Whiddon Down, nr Okehampton: Westbound lane closure 0930 – 1730 hrs Mon – Thurs for bridge works (17-20 […]

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