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Writing Prompt – last call

Following the success of the first two writing groups in Bude, and with the advent of spring, an evening group is being considered, subject to demand. Class is proposed for Tuesday […]

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Overfishing forces dolphins and fishermen closer together

Some interesting research from the University of Exeter: Fishing nets suffer six times more damage when dolphins are around – and overfishing is forcing dolphins and fishermen ever closer together, new […]

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Budehaven students show their support for March for our Lives

Students at Budehaven wore orange on Friday 23rd March to support the ‘March for our Lives’ Campaign. The students wanted to show their support of American students who are marched […]

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Play detective and join exciting new hunt for the Easter bunny

The public can play detective and help experts solve the mystery of the origins of the Easter bunny as part of a different kind of Easter hunt this year. People […]

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Boiler fire at Marhamchurch Primary – school reopens tomorrow

At 08:20 this morning, both Bude appliances were mobilised to reports of a fire at Marhamchurch Primary School. On arrival, the team located and extinguished a fire in the boiler […]

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Exeter to train more medical students

The Government has granted permission for the University of Exeter Medical School to train an additional 88 Medicine students each year, in a major boost to the South West. The […]

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Evening writing group, Bude

Following the success of the first two writing groups in Bude, and with the advent of spring, an evening group is being considered, subject to demand. This would be on Tuesday […]

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All female crew to study plastic pollution

For all environmentalists out there, it’s interesting news that an all-female crew including sailors, scientists and film-makers will cross the north Pacific later this year to study plastic pollution. The […]

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Exeter Uni research suggests specialist diets may be helpful – to mongooses!

Mongooses living in large groups develop “specialist” diets so they don’t have to fight over food, new research shows. Banded mongooses cooperate closely but are also prone to violence – both […]

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Budehaven 6th Form in top 25%

 Budehaven Sixth Form has received a certificate of recognition from Alps (A Level performance system) this week, in recognition of the students’ performance over the last three years.  Toby Ahern, […]

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Easter at Eden

The Eden Project is launching a new three-week programme of activities for Easter including a giant inflatable challenge, spring maze and golden egg hunt (March 24 to April 15). There […]

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Budehaven Students Represent Devon and Cornwall Region in National Lego Competition

Last weekend a group of six year 8 students from Budehaven school represented the Devon and Cornwall region in the national final of FIRST® LEGO® League at the University of West England […]

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Confirmation that Route 39 site alone cost £3 million

On 5th March, the Dept for Education answered a written question about Route 39 Academy, asked by Angela Raynor, Shadow Secretary of State for Education. Her question was: To ask the Secretary […]

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96.9% secondary pupils in Cornwall allocated first choice school

From Cornwall Council: Cornwall Council is, once again, one of the best performing councils in the country with 96.9% of year 6 pupils being allocated their first preference secondary school. […]

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Stunning footage shows how drones can boost turtle conservation

Drones are changing the face of turtle research and conservation. By providing new ways to track turtles over large areas and in hard-to-reach locations, the drones have quickly become a […]

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