Tag Archives: cornwall

Cramped Cornwall

The first of the UK Census 2011 results are out! According to the official tally 532,300 people normally lived in the Duchy on census day in March 2011 – an…

Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival 2013

Cornish Male Voice singing remains high on the agenda for many sons of Cornwall. In every corner of the land, on a weekday evening, groups of men gather for their…

New book and review – Cornwall through Time

Review of new book: “Cornwall Through Time” This is another book in this very clever format: an old view of a Cornish scene in black and white accompanied by a…

10 Years on – Petition for a Cornish Assembly

Councillor Cole said that “Today (10 December, 2011) marks the tenth anniversary of the presentation of 50,000 Declarations for a Cornish Assembly to 10 Downing Street. Getting over 50,000 people to…

Plaid Cymru Westminster motion for a Cornish Assembly

Mebyon Kernow leader, Dick Cole, has reported  “I am pleased to report that yesterday (12 December, 2011) in the House of Commons, our good friends in Plaid Cymru tabled an…

Rev. Robert Stephen Hawker

by Tom Bowden – Robert Stephen Hawker was born on 3rd December 1803 in Plymouth and he was the son of a doctor. Robert then went on to Oxford University…

Cornwall misses out on a broadcast TV station

Cornwall misses out on a broadcast TV station The Westminster government Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s local TV plan recently unveiled the  location of 65 potential local broadcast TV stations across…

Policing in Cornwall may be even more from ‘up country’

In a ConDem government move than would further distance policing of Cornwall from the community of the Duchy, the UK Government’s so-called Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill is at…

[Bewnans Kernow] Cultural cooperation latest news and background

Bewnans Kernow  (the Partnership of Cornish Cultural Organisations) is set for a big 2011, having completed the all important nine month review with Cornwall Council on 20 October 2010. Bewnans…

[Bewnans Kernow] 2011 BK Conference for cultural organisations

Bewnans Kernow 2011 Conference Theme: ‘Cornish Identity – Good for business’ Welcome & introduction: Presenters: Cllr Pat Harvey, Chair, Cornwall Council – Cllr Alec Robertson. Leader, Cornwall Council – Mick…