Bude

Bude refugee support group prepares for second Syrian family’s arrival

27th December 2017 By Anne North The refugee support group in Bude has given more details of the second Syrian family now on its way to the North Cornwall...

Defra hails the latest cull “a success” as the North Cornwall badger body count piles up

26th December 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Nearly 600 badgers were killed in North Cornwall during the most recent cull licence period, according to figures released by Defra. The two...

Good news for pet owners as fire crews get new life-saving kit

7th December 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Donations from Helston-based The Dog House Grooming Company and the RSPCA mean that all of Cornwall’s on-call stations will now have special life-saving...

Bude refugee support group approved to house second family from Syria

6th December 2017 By Anne North A refugee support group in North Cornwall has become the first in Britain to be approved to house a second family from war-torn...

National Westminster closes several branches throughout Cornwall

4th December 2017 By Graham Smith National Westminster banks are closing across Cornwall – most are to close next year, but the branch in Wadebridge will close at the...

Universal Credit rolls in to Cornwall on Wednesday: Bude, Launceston and Liskeard are first

4th December 2017 By Julia Penhaligon The controversial new benefit, Universal Credit, arrives in Cornwall this week.  It is due to start in Liskeard, Bude and Launceston on Wednesday...

M&S Energy Fund boosts two “sunshine” projects in Cornwall

27th November 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Marks & Spencer has awarded a total of £24,000 to two community projects in Cornwall. The M&S Energy fund has given £12,000 each...

North Cornwall Lib Dems get ready for the next general election

20th November 2017 By Graham Smith North Cornwall’s Liberal Democrats have signalled their intention to make a significant effort at the next general election by advertising for a full-time...

Cornwall remembers

13th November 2017 Thousands of people across Cornwall have observed Remembrance Day memorial services.  Towns and villages staged events to respect local friends and relatives who have been killed...

Two bodies found on separate North Cornwall beaches

31st October 2017 Emergency services have recovered the body of a woman from the beach at Widemouth Bay, Bude. Police say they are not treating the death as suspicious...

Cornwall’s foodbanks braced for arrival of Universal Credit

30th October 2017 By Julia Penhaligon Thousands of people in Cornwall are bracing themselves for the introduction of Universal Credit, the controversial new benefit which replaces many aspects of...

Cornwall’s libraries: the “devolution revolution” is taking longer than expected

20th October 2017 By Anne North Cornwall’s “pioneering” reform of the county’s libraries is to be extended for a further year, as council officials struggle to find local partners...

Devonwall returns, as a theoretical prospect, but the Parliamentary maths remain unchanged – for now

17th October 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The prospect of a “Devonwall” Parliamentary constituency has returned to the political agenda, as the Boundary Commission continues its quest to re-draw boundaries...

And the next train to arrive at Bude is……..possibly still some way off

11th October 2017 By Anne North Plans to re-open the railway line to Bude could take a step forward later this month when the Bude Connect group holds its...

And this is where the lifeboats are – but there are only 87 seats for 123 councillors, as the scramble for places gets underway

29th September 2017 By Graham Smith The maps reproduced in this article illustrate the first draft of how officials suggest re-drawing Cornwall Council boundaries.  The 2021 local council elections...

Dramatic footage of Bude cliff and sea helicopter rescue

15th August 2017 By Peter Tremayne Footage just released shows the dramatic moment a Coastguard helicopter winchman was battered by waves as he rescued three casualties in Bude on...

Cornwall’s first community-led initiative succeeds in bringing Syrian refugees to Bude

30th June 2017 By Julia Penhaligon The first family of Syrian refugees to be sheltered in Cornwall as a result of a community-led initiative has arrived in Bude. The...

“Devonwall” constituency now unlikely, as parties gear up for another election

26th June 2017 By Graham Smith Cornwall’s political community is already preparing for the next general election, barely three weeks after the last one. Although Prime Minister Theresa May...

Bude WI triumph

10th June 2017 By Oscar Morse The ladies of Bude WI were triumphant when they lifted the Royal Cornwall Show Cup for the first time in decades. This year’s...

No Devonwall, no by-elections: the 2017 General Election will be all about Brexit (again)

18th April 2017 By Graham Smith The prospect of an early general election has killed the suggestion of a new “Devonwall” constituency as all six of Cornwall’s current MPs...