Coronavirus

The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted the running of services provided by the Town Council, as well as the impacts it has caused to the local community. For ease, we have listed all information regarding Coronavirus, our services and support available here. 

Last Updated: 2nd July 2021

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If you have concerns about social gatherings and people not complying with the emergency control measures in place you should contact the police on 101 or you can report it to Cornwall Council’s Covid team on 0300 1231 118 or by email covid19@cornwall.gov.uk

Bude-Stratton Town Council has set up a dedicated C-19 Facebook response page to provide support and information to our local community by sharing updates on the latest guidance from the National Government, Local Council, County Council and Public Health England.  The page is also supporting local volunteer groups in their fantastic efforts to help our community.

Our Services

Town Centre Support – After consultation with independent traders, businesses and the public, a pedestrian flow zone has been created within the Town Centre, marked by signposts at the entrance points and regular pavement markings. This creates a one-way flow on the town’s pavements to avoid any head-on meeting and allow for better social distancing.

There are Information Officers supporting the safe reopening off Bude Town Centre, until the end of September. 

Town Council Office –The Office is open to the public the quickest and easiest way to contact us is by email office@bude-stratton.gov.uk the Town Council telephone line will be monitored Monday-Friday, but please note we have reduced staff numbers. 

Car Parks – The Town Council owned car parks are open and its pay and display facility is in place.

The Castle –  is open with a one way system in place, and masks are required. Cafe limelight is open for both takeaway and sit in.

The Parkhouse Community Centre – is open for groups to use, please ensure masks are worn in communal areas. 

The Library – A Click & Collect service and pick and mix service are currently available. Please contact the library directly via their facebook page here or telephone 0300 123 4111. 

Toilets – The toilets are open from 8am-9pm every day. We ask that when using the facilities, you wear a mask, and maintain appropriate social distancing. A strict cleaning regime from our facilities team will be in place. 

Playgrounds – Bencoolen and Poughill Play Areas, Crooklets and Summerleaze beach Play Areas. We ask that you remain in your household groups at all times, do not mix with others and use hand sanitiser often. A strict cleaning regime from our facilities team will be in place.

Pitch & Putt – Is open and being run by the Pearl Exchange for this season.

Support for those self-isolating

The fantastic community group Bude and surrounding areas Quarantine Support Group have been collating the huge amount of help offered by our community into one map provided by Neetmaps.

This map will enable people who are self-isolating to find out who their closest volunteer is should they need vital supplies such as food and medication.

The Bude-Stratton Town Council Covid-19 Response Facebook page is still running with information and advice for the public. Support will again be provided by the Council to the Bude and Surrounding Areas Quarantine Support Group located on Facebook, for those in need of support without internet access can again call the Town Council central telephone number on 01288 353576 and we will help locate a volunteer for you or help in any way we can. 

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