[Cornwall Waste Forum] Independent Report Identifies £320m Savings

An independent report has identified up to £320 million in potential savings that could be made by Cornwall Council – if it were prepared to look at alternatives to its…

[Mebyon Kernow] MK AGM 2012 and Annual Conference

To be held this coming Saturday 24 November, 2012 AGM and Party Conference 10am ; Public forum – 2pm to 4:30pm At Lys Kernow- Cornwall Council, Truro The 2012 conference…

Policing By Contempt – Mr Commissioner 5%

The UK Governments Police & Crime Commissioner elections are in a shambles as less that 15% voted across Cornwall for any of the 10 candidates standing. As one wag said,…

Tony Hogg is 1st Crime & Police Commissioner

Tony Hogg, the Conservative candidate, is the 1st Police & Crime Commissioner for Cornwall, Isles of Scilly and Devon. He gained 69,419 votes, after preferences, gaining the position over fellow…

Wanted – writers for Cornwall24 net

We’re looking for voluntary casual feature writers, opinion columnists, music/book reviewers, news reporters! Once-off, or on-going! We are looking for those in the Duchy or across the Diaspora who may…

New Poet Laureate of the USA has Cornish heritage

The new U.S. poet laureate, Natasha Trethewey, is the  Pulitzer Prize-wining author of three collections and professor of creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Natasha was born to…

[Mebyon Kernow] Candidate for Gwinear-Gwithian and St Erth by-election

Nominations closed on Friday 9th November for the Cornwall Council by-election for a casual vacancy in Gwinear-Gwithian and St Erth. There are a total of seven candidates seeking to fill…

[Mebyon Kernow] Public Inquiry into Duchy of Cornwall sought

Mebyon Kernow has re-iterated its call for a full Public Inquiry into the Duchy of Cornwall and Cornwall’s ambiguous constitutional relationship with the Crown. This follows the announcement that the…

The Cornish are Revolting – Part 2: Still doing it!

Part 2 – Still doing it!     by Chris Dunkerley – You will excuse me if after the last section I become a little less light-hearted as we travel forward in…

New Grand Bard calls for a Cornish education

Many people are ignorant of Cornwall’s culture and language because schools fail to educate children about their history, according to Barth Meur, the Grand Bard of the Cornish Gorsedh. In…