[Mebyon Kernow]: Lance Dyer to stand in Truro by-election

Mebyon Kernow – The Party for Cornwall is seeking your support in the Truro by-election for Boscawen Ward. Nominations closed on 24 June, 2011 and our party candidate is  Mr…

Craig Weatherhill: Sacred Stones v Sacred Cows (Saving Penwith Moors)

IF someone took a wrecking ball to the Tower of London, there’d be an uproar, and rightly so. But, in West Cornwall, an unelected quango moves in and, in spite…

Limited Cornish Language Funding from UK Government for 2011-2014

Government funding to MAGA has been renewed for the next three years.  The decision was announced by the DCLG Minister, Andrew Stunnell MP, this week and was welcomed by Partnership…

[Save Penwith Moors] Damage at Tregeseal Stone Circle – Yet again!!

Written by Save Penwith Moors – On 14th June 2011 it was reported to us by a local walker on Carnyorth Common near St Just-in-Penwith that a stone of Tregeseal…

Cornish seek recognition: Will Westminster recognise the Cornish people as a nation and a UK ethnic minority?

The Second Cornish National Minority Report entitled: “Including the Cornish – a unique case for recognition” has been officially launched. Produced from the work of broad-based steering group, it builds…

On The River Tamar

By Tom Bowden I was born in Torpoint on the River Tamar in 1929 and spent much of my youth messing around in boats on the river. The Tamar stretches…

AV rejected but electoral and constitutional reform still needed

The UK wide referendum on the proposed introduction of an optional preferential Alternative Vote (AV) system last week resulted in a clear rejection of, in Deputy PM Nick Clegg’s pre-election…

Kernewek Lowender: World’s largest Cornish festival underway for 20th time

With Padstow’s ‘Obby ‘Os and Helston Flora Day now out of the way, Cornish eyes now go down to the Yorke Peninsular in South Australia whwre the Kernewek Lowender (the…

[Celtic League] Cornish: Discrimination concerns continue

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE CORNWALL: RACIAL DISCRIMINATION CONCERNS The General Secretary (GS) of the Celtic League has written an article in a Cornish newspaper about a group that has…