[Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek] AGM 2013 & Pennseythen Kernewek

Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek held its AGM in January. Chair Loveday Jenkin reported on the past year, including events, publications, joint initiatives and the appointment of the new Kowethas Community…

[Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust] New mental well-being service for Cornwall & Isles of Scilly

BeMe – the new service set up to improve the mental health of people across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.   BeMe is part of a national network of…

Cornwall heading for the suburban dream .. don’t mind the concrete

Cornwall Council has voted 58 to 33 for 42,250 additional dwellings to be built in the Duchy by 2030. The pre-submission draft of the Local Plan – which will set…

Unlike Iceland, we can thank our lucky stars

Unlike Iceland, we can thank our lucky stars We, who populate the Duchy of Cornwall, tend to spend far too much time, watching & oft  times criticising our English &…

Cornwall-England Border integrity retained for 5 years

The 1,077 year old border between Cornwall and England will remain un-breached for at least 5 more years after the unelected House of Lords MPs voted with a majority of…

Grass Valley Hosts 9th Annual St Piran’s Celebration

Grass Valley Hosts 9th Annual St. Piran’s Celebration- Saturday, March 9, 2013 Grass Valley invites everyone to become Cornish for a day at its ninth annual celebration recognizing the patron…

Borlase’s & Scawen’s Legacy Preserved

Borlase & Scawen’s Legacy Preserved Two manuscripts written in Cornish, dating back as far as 1688, will undergo “much needed” conservation work this spring. A grant from the The National…

Our ‘Private Individual’ Calls Shots in UK Politics

Information on the extent of political power wielded by the English monarchy was released this week, following a ruling that the information could not be kept secret, despite the Westminster…

[Its our Cornwall] Tell them enough is enough!

Concerned by housing development proposals for Coyte Farm (and all the others)? Incensed at the insult to the Tristan stone? Fuming at the feebleness of councillors to stand up for…

Lavery slings his hook

Kevin Lavery, chief executive of Cornwall Council, will be leaving his post to take up a new job in New Zealand, in Wellington, the capital city. UK and corporate apparatchik…