Category Archives: Communiqués

Our language communities benefit from Europe

An open letter – Our language communities benefit from our European Union membership BREXIT “POTENTIALLY DISASTROUS” FOR UK’S LESSER-USED LANGUAGES We, as representatives of the indigenous lesser-used languages in Britain…

No to breaching our border for Parliament

Cornwall Council today voted overwhelmingly to support a proposal to lobby central government to amend the Parliamentary and Voting System Act 2011 to ensure that a cross-Tamar ‘Devonwall’ parliamentary seat…

Kernewek fights on – Skians Conference coming up

A gowetha / Dear all,  Keskussulyans Skians (Rosweyth Hwithrans Yeth Kernewek) a vydh synsys yn 2016 dhe dhy’ Gwener 30ves mis Gwynngala / 1a mis Hedra. Yma galow rag paperyow a-dro dhe’n…

Support a visible and peaceful protest against overdevelopment

Dear Friends, First a “thank you” for those sharing the petition http://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/protect-cornwall-s-green-fields so widely on social media; we’ve had over 13,000 shares on Facebook and nearly 6,500 petition signatures. As…

Our Grand Bard condemns UK Government’s indifference to Cornish culture

Gorsedh Kernow is appalled at the UK Government’s decision not to support the Cornish language. Railing against the recent withdrawal of funding in support of one of Cornwall’s unique cultural…

“Historic site consent process unfit for purpose” says Grand Bard

Speaking at the Proclamation Ceremony announcing St Keverne as the site of the 2016 Open Gorsedh, the newly installed Grand Bard Telynor an Weryn (Dr Merv Davey) evoked one of…

Make 2016 – The year of Cornish recognition

Mebyon Kernow – The Party for Cornwall (MK) has challenged the Westminster political parties to make 2016 “the year of Cornish recognition.” At the first meeting of the Party’s Executive…

Fund success for Penwith Landscape Partnership

Heritage Lottery Fund success for Penwith Landscape Partnership A partnership of local organizations, led by Cornwall Wildlife Trust, has been successful in securing £2.7million, including £140,600 development funding,from the Heritage…

1,200 year old skeletons found at St Piran’s Oratory, Cornwall

Skeletons uncovered during last year’s excavation of St Piran’s Oratory, Perranporth have been dated to around 800 AD.  This nationally significant discovery confirms an early Christian presence at the site…

Kernow: Historic Deal?

KERNOW ‘HISTORIC DEAL’ The Westminster Government has agreed an historic ‘new deal’ for Cornwall which will give new control over services which are delivered in Cornwall. Following much preparation and…