“Launceston has a proud place in Cornwall’s story. It is the historic capital of Cornwall and the castle was built by Brian of Brittany, the Breton knight who became the first Earl of Cornwall following the Norman Conquest. 557 more words
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Govt Criticised by National Minority Report – should be Tick Box on Census, No Devonwall, proper devolution and cash for language
The people who monitor how the government is doing since they gave us National Minority status have issued their first report – and as expected the Govt have been heavily criticised when it comes to Cornwall… 1,637 more words
Why do Cornish folk get even more patriotic on St Piran’s Day? Well, Saint Piran was one of the patron saints of Cornwall; the patron saint of tin miners to be exact. 835 more words
Row erupts over our MPs attitude to Cornish Culture and how to spend £100k - Grand Bard: "I'm not entirely impressed..."
“Cornishness is for life, not just St.Piran’s Day”
This week, as we await the first report on how the UK government has responded to giving Cornwall National Minority Status, a row is erupting over use of a new £100k fund for Cornish Culture, the attitude of our MPs and how they are representing Cornwall up the line. 676 more words
Cornwall’s MPs hail £100,000 grant to create a "Cornish Culture Fund" - but Double says teaching Cornish is one of the Council's 'mapcap schemes'
Cornwall’s MPs have welcomed the Government’s £100,000 funding boost for culture and heritage projects across the county.
The Government has confirmed it is awarding Cornwall Council a £100,000 grant, spread over two years, to create a Cornish Culture Fund. 822 more words
Mebyon Kernow – the Party of Cornwall slammed the official response to a 10,000 strong petition and have called on the government to re-instate funding for the Cornish language immediately. 361 more words