porthleven food festival 2016

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. […]

porthleven food festival 2016

Tamar

The river Tamar marks the Cornish border and is only nine miles short of making Cornwall an island. The Saxon King Athelstan set the River Tamar as the border between Cornwall and England in 936. The Royal Albert Bridge, was built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1859, this 19 arch structure is 2240 ft long, […]