Category Archives: Behind the News

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…

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…

2011 UK Census – Identifing yourself as Cornish!

Information about describing yourself as ‘Cornish’ in the upcoming census

Cornwall and Scilly LEP bid approved

The bid for a Local Enterprise Partnership for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly has been approved.

Tamar Rally makes a clear statement

Hundreds of Cornish people have protested against the Devonwall constituency proposals.

Rally to Keep Cornwall Whole!

A rally is planned to protest the Devonwall constituency.

Cornish meet with Celtic cousins on Australia’s east coast

The annual festival in Port Stevens took place this September

“Devonwall Bill” passes to next stage

The bill that proposes a cross-border Cornwall and Devon constituency has passed its second reading in Parliament.