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Keep Cornwall Whole

Driving back across the Tamar Bridge into Cornwall, no ordinary border. The government want to make constituency sizes more equal which  is a  reasonable idea in general. However this process will ignore all historical borders, feelings of community etc, which could mean parts of Cornwall being split off and joined with parts of Devon for seats. […]

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St Pirans 2010

Each year celebrations are held in Cornwall to celebrate the Cornish patron saint of St Piran. Celebrations begin with a parade in Penzance, school children  join musicians as hundreds of people take to the streets in celebration. See here The National flag of Cornwall is the flag of St Piran, it is said to represent […]

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Holmans in its Heyday – Holman Climax – Film Show

HOLMANS IN ITS HEYDAY – HOLMAN CLIMAX – FILM SHOW CAMBORNE WESLEY METHODIST CHURCH – FRIDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2010 7PM START, DOORS OPEN AT 6:30PM FREE ADMISSION, REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE CORNWALL CENTRE, REDRUTH MON 15TH FEB 7:30PM OPIE BULIDING CORNWALL COLLEGE, POOL WED 17TH FEB 7:30PM OTHER SCREENINGS: D O O R S  O P E […]

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Cornish Language Weekend

PENSEYTHEN GERNEWEK – CORNISH LANGUAGE WEEKEND Friday 5th to Sunday 7th/Monday 8th February 2010 The Western Hotel, Gabriel Street, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2ND Agan Tavas will be hosting a small scale Cornish Language weekend for anyone interested in speaking the Cornish Language Kernewek.  The weekend will cater for complete beginners and more experienced speakers […]

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FCNM – Local Cornish History education for Cornwall’s schools?

The role and purpose of the FCNM is to provide protection for national minorities in the EU. In the UK, the Cornish put forward to be included in the treaty for the first time in 1999. This was rejected by the UK Government, in fact the Cornish were singled out as not eligible. This time […]

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Boscastle Food Art and Crafts Festival 2009

This year sees the fourth festival of food, arts and crafts to be held in Boscastle. The event, born out of a sense of community regeneration following the disaster of 2004, has now become firmly established on the festival scene and is arguably the biggest and best of its kind to be held in Cornwall. […]

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Wadebridge campaign to stop 4th supermarket.

This initiative has been prompted by the proposal that Cornwall Council should sell Higher Trenant to Sainsbury’s. Sainsbury’s would demolish the building and create a superstore. It is difficult to decide which component of this plan is more destructive to Wadebridge. 1. A new major supermarket will present a powerful, and possibly fatal, threat to […]

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Newquay Fish Festival 2009 – Proper job

Newquay Fish Festival The 2009 Newquay Fish Festival was by far the best ever. The harbour was thriving with people from far and wide as the aroma of barbecued fish hung in the warm Indian summer air. There’s something very special about Newquay Harbour that the festival really brings to life; maybe its the proper […]

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KUNTELLYANS KERNEWEK Cornish Gathering

UNIQUE GATHERING OF PROMINENT CORNISH ORGANISATIONS A meeting of Cornish organisations took place at the end of March, to explore how they might work together to win a better deal for Cornwall.  Organisations represented at the meeting included Mebyon Kernow, , Cornish Heritage Company Limited, Celtic Congress and Celtic League.

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Camborne Rally and Protest march

Over 400 people attended today’s protest in Camborne against the plan to build almost 70,000 new  house in Cornwall. Jean Charman, mayor of Camborne and protest organiser, said: “They’re going to use greenfield sites, building a town within a town and spoiling the area.” Ms Charman said she wanted affordable housing to be built for […]

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Public Rally in Camborne

A public rally protesting against the mass building plan, as defined by the Regional Spatial Strategy, will be held in Camborne on Saturday 4th April 2009 – Come and join us in the Town Square. A protest march will take place through the streets of Camborne between 2.30pm & 3.30pm followed by short informative talks from […]

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Camera – wedding photos lost – Porthminster St Ives

A canon camera containing the wedding photos of a newly married couple was lost on Porthminster beach near the cafe  last weekend. The couple are desperate to get the photos back of their wedding which was last Friday. Anyone with information should email Paul at paul@smiffsoft.com Edited post 25th March to add, good news, the […]