Category Archives: News Bits

Jubilee flotilla

London held a Jubilee party for Elizabeth, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, over the past 4 days, starting from 2nd June. A part of…

Cornish marched against another Tax on Cornish Culture

Quoting Edward Rowe, aka ‘Kernow King’, from his item in the Guardian newspaper of Monday 30th April, and alluding to the 1497 Cornish Uprising march, against the King’s Taxes among…

Hot Pasty Tax?

The UK coalition government at Westminster has declared war on hot pasties, taxing their eaters heavily!  Will Cornwall yet declare war on Westminster? In his Budget this week, Chancellor George…

Concreting Cornwall? Last chance to say no!

Important news that may have passed you by! On January 9 this year, while most of Cornwall was either still recovering from an almighty New Year’s Eve hangover, or yet…

Plaid Cymru Westminster motion for a Cornish Assembly

Mebyon Kernow leader, Dick Cole, has reported  “I am pleased to report that yesterday (12 December, 2011) in the House of Commons, our good friends in Plaid Cymru tabled an…

Mebyon Kernow wins Wendron by-election

Loveday Jenkin, standing for Mebyon Kernow, has been clearly elected to Cornwall Council (Konsel Kernow) in the by-election for Wendron caused by the sudden death of Independent Councillor Mike Clayton….

To ‘the three Rs’, add ‘I’ for identity

Since 2006 school children in Cornwall have rightly been allowed to record themselves as ‘ethnically’ Cornish on the annual Schools Census (PLASC). Since then the number identifying as Cornish has…

Mega Incinerator project could be up in smoke!

An official press statement from UK Law News from the High Court on the  recent St Dennis incinerator ruling. It was as follows: “Objectors opposed to plans for a waste…

MP in Quango shock! He ‘gets’ Cornish heritage ..

“Heritage is not English; it’s ours”, says Conservative Westminster MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle, George Eustice. “I have always believed this part of Cornwall could make more of its…

Helston hosted the 2011 Gorsedh

Gorsedh yn Hellys, 2011 – Helston hosted the Open Gorsedh ceremony and associated activities for 2011 on Saturday 3 September at the Penrose Amenity Area, Helston. The ceremony was conducted…