Drone footage capture of collision at Widemouth

Bude Drones were flying today and noted this collision incident at Elements from their capture. Just in case the photo/footage is of any use to anyone involved, please contact Bude Drones.    

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Body found at Widemouth Bay

Police searching for 53-year-old Alison Fleming, who was reported missing from the Penzance area on 19 July, have found the body of a woman. The body was located at Widemouth Bay, Bude, at around 3pm on Sunday 2 August. Alison Fleming  was last seen at 1 am on the 19 […]

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The coastal path, Widemouth

Had a walk from the top car park to the beach at Widemouth Bay this morning and was shocked by the level of erosion. Take a look for yourselves. This is definitely worse than it was when I walked to Widemouth from Bude in summer.    

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Extension of Elements at Widemouth

While on the subject of planning, Bazeley has also received planning consent for an extension to Elements, located in Widemouth Bay. The proposal accommodates a larger eating space, therefore making use of the vast plot and brilliant views over the bay and neighbouring countryside. See what you think.     […]

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Shout out to Trelawny Tea Room

We arrived close to 4.30 pm to introduce our American guest to a traditional cream tea. She’d done her research and fancied either Margaret’s or Trelawny, so for a change, we opted for Trelawny Tea Room. Despite arriving so late in the day, we were warmly welcomed at this lovely […]

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Planning application Widemouth

Check out this planning application submitted by the Bazeley Partnership. It is PA16/00078 (Outline application with some matters reserved for proposed Residential Development of 4 no Detached Dwellings) | Land South Of Penholme Long Park Drive Widemouth Bay Bude Cornwall. All comments, for and against,  must be received by 20th June.  […]

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Widemouth gets blue flag, while Summerleaze and Crooklets receive seaside awards…

Apologies I’m a bit behind – backlog due to sorting stuff pertaining to my mother’s death. So, doing what I can, and this is adapted from Cornwall Council’s info. Anyway, the great news is that once again seven Cornish beaches will be flying Blue Flags this summer with Cornwall receiving […]

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Half Term – Use Lifeguarded Beaches

With the October school half term upon us this weekend (22 -30 October), the RNLI is calling on anyone planning a visit to the beach to ensure they and their families are safe by choosing a lifeguarded one. Let’s try to avoid tragic events like this at Northcott in 2012. RNLI […]

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Autumn Line Up at the Beach

I can’t match Beth’s literary exuberance for all things musical, so here is it in her own words, pretty much!  Look forward to a feast of food and music at Thr Break at Widemouth’s Beach House. Described as ‘The best of British reggae’ by Sir David Rodigan (BBC Radio 1 […]

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Dramatic Widemouth Lifeguard Rescue

Yesterday, Clair Roberts happened upon me in Bude and told me there had been a huge amount happening at Widemouth Bay. She agreed to let me share the news for those who weren’t aware. Clair is Mum to Billy, a lifeguard at Widemouth. She said: I think Sam and I […]

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Bude RNLI Rescues Professional Kayaker Caught Out by Conditions off Widemouth Bar

Bude RNLI was tasked to rescue a professional kayaker on Saturday evening after she capsized in large surf off Widemouth Bay.   Volunteer lifeboat crew were paged shortly after 11.30pm to respond to a 999 call from Ailien Rhijnsburger, a professional kayaker who is paddling around the UK solo. She […]

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Blue Flag Status Beaches

I do love Torridge council’s news team because they are great at getting information out to volunteers like me. Well done to Westward Ho! on its blue flag status (once again, the thirteenth year running). It’s just great that the Council shouts about it.  The Blue Flag Award is the international […]

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August Events at Elements #Widemouth

August Bank Holiday Weekend events – on the Sat night Elements is donating 50% of ticket sales to help Ben Bennett.

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