Tag Archives: government

Meeting with English Heritage

MEDIA INFORMATION – Celtic League As widely reported in the press and media on September 2nd, 2014, a high level meeting organised by the Cornwall Branch of the Celtic League…

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…

Taxpayer funded body refuses to reply to taxpayers – Appalling (An open letter)

Open Letter, by Craig Weatherhill Letter to Andrew Vines, “English” Heritage, 26 March 2014. (copies to: Maria Miller, Culture Minister; Andrew George MP; George Eustice MP; Ian Liddell-Grainger MP; SPM,…

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…

Cornwall’s economy in Recession in 2012

The latest figures on economic performance, for the year 2012, have only just been released. These show that the Cornish economy slipped back, and that Cornwall and the Isles of…

[Celtic League] Homelessness in Kernow

Homelessness in Kernow – Kernow Branch Celtic League (KBCL) continues to challenge Westminster MPs who laugh and jeer at food banks and poverty whilst individual Celtic League members step up…

Renewed call for a legislative Assembly for Cornwall

MK launch “A law-making Assembly for Cornwall” campaign – Mebyon Kernow has made a renewed call for a legislative Assembly for Cornwall and launched a new campaign. Mebyon Kernow – The…

Keynote speech at Mebyon Kernow 2013 Annual National Conference

by Cllr DICK COLE Party Leader : Mebyon Kernow – The Party for Cornwall ‘My speech at today’s MK Conference: Thank you to everyone who attended today’s Mebyon Kernow Conference,…

European Parliament Supports Our Language

The European Parliament has called on governments to do more to preserve ‘regional’ languages, including Kernewek (Cornish).  It also called on the European Commission to propose concrete policy measures for…