Category Archives: Behind the News

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…

Statement – By Andrew George – former MP

STATEMENT BY ANDREW GEORGE (Former MP for the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Constituency of St Ives 1997-2015) Liberal Democrat Candidate in the Constituency May 2015 THANK YOU Thank…

Gorsedh Kernow announces new Grand Bard elect

The Council of Gorsedh Kernow is delighted to announce that the new Grand Bard elect is Merv Davey from Withiel. Merv, whose Bardic name in Cornish is Telynor an Weryn…

Cornwall Council aims low with ‘Case for Cornwall’ launch

John Pollard, Leader of Cornwall Council, writes on devolution “Dear One and All I am very pleased to present our ‘Case for Cornwall’. Following the Scottish Referendum last September the…

Westminster Government quango English Heritage crossed the border for meetings

Bardh Meur (Grand Bard) of Gorsedh Kernow hosted meeting with English Heritage A very important and constructive meeting took place today (20 November, 2014) between Bardh Meur (Maureen Fuller) and…

Cornish Exist! Official! Who’d have thought it?

Raise the Baner Perran high Cornish people! A millennium after we were subsumed defacto into the English state and 15 years since efforts began to have us formally declared a…

A few pence of yours for Kernewek

The UK Government has announced it will invest £120,000 in promoting and developing the Cornish language (Kernewek) over the next couple of years. This is of course less that 50p…

Towards a National Assembly of Cornwall

On St Piran’s Day 2014, the Cornish political party and national movement Mebyon Kernow launched a new publication titled “Towards a National Assembly of Cornwall.”   The document sets out…