Cornish Britons won their future at the battle of Hehil?

Cornish Britons won their future at the battle of Hehil – by Rob Simmons In the beginning of the eighth century, the old British Celtic kingdom of Dumnonia was in…

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…

My Torpoint Bomb

by Tom Bowden – During the blitz on Plymouth in 1941 I found a bomb and then I lost it. That was 70 years ago and I thought it was…

[Celtic League] Media prejudice against Celts

In his monthly newspaper column for the West Briton newspaper in Cornwall, the General Secretary of the Celtic League, Rhisiart Tal-e-bot, writes on the topic of the prejudice that Welsh…

[Celtic League] Time for a tourist tax?

In his regular column for the `West Briton’ newspaper, branch secretary of the Celtic League, Mike Chappell, writes about his experience of tourism in Cornwall and wonders if a tourist…

Sun, surf, and saffron?

– by Kevrenor – Sun – there was that in abundance! Surf – just nearby at your choice of ocean or bay-side location! Saffron – well, no saffron buns or…

Cornish American Cousins changeover

Outgoing Cornish American Heritage Society President Tommi       O’Hagan reported from the Gathering in Mineral Point last month; “I am happy now to introduce to you the new president, Thomas Rusch….

RIP Rick Rescorla 1939 – 2001

Cornish born hero Rick Rescorla, who saved almost 2,700 lives on September 11, 2001 only to lose his own, has been honoured by an Opera in the USA. The San…