Category Archives: Behind the News

A bridge too far? Polson Bridge Cornwall’s protectors make a stand

Lies berdh a dheth dhe Bons Pollmen de, ow komprehendya Bardh Meur Kernow….. “Gwithoryon on ni, nyns in ni protestyoryon!” Many bards came to Polson Bridge yesterday, including the Grand…

What have Westminster and Cornwall’s UK MPs got against us, the Cornish?

It will be well known that Cornwall faces a threat to its ancient border and that a cross border Westminster Parliamentary Constituency, commonly known as ‘Devonwall’ is proposed, bringing together…

Gwithewgh Kernow Kowal! – Keep Kernow Whole!

Gorsedh Kernow says “Gwithewgh Kernow Kowal! – Keep Kernow Whole!” The Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2011 stated that the number of seats in the UK parliament should be…

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…

Take your Inquiry and be gone Mr Emerson

To the Cornwall Local Plan Examination Held 09:30 Tuesday 17th May, 2016 Atlantic Hotel, Dane Road, Newquay TR7 1EN An Open Submission – the basis of Mike Chappel’s evidence for…

UK Government betrays Cornish language community

On Thursday 21 April, 2016 Cornwall Council issued a bombshell press release, the main points as follows: “The Government has provided up to £150,000 a year to support the Cornish…

Official vandalism by that ‘heritage’ charity from the nation next door

Non Cornish qango ‘English (sic) Heritage’ has commissioned a carving of Merlin in rocks at Tintagel Castle. The sleeping face of the legendary wizard has been carved at the entrance…

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…

Kernow Matters To Us

Kernow/Cornwall’s newest campaigning organisation launched on the first day of the Celtic new year following a packed meeting held in Redruth. Kernow Matters To Us, a group which aims to…

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…