Kernow:Glimmer of Hope Over Boundary Issue

November 27, 2010

The border between Cornwall and Devon looks ever closer to being erased in UK parliamentary constituency terms, following the failure of a last ditched attempt in the House of Lords to delay the much disputed Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill. On 15th

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S4C Funding Secured Say DCMS

November 27, 2010

The DCMS have responded to concerns expressed by the Celtic League about the continued funding of Welsh TV channel S4C (see below): “Our Ref: 159992 Dear Rhisiart Tal-e-bot Thank you for your email of 20 November to the Secretary of State for Culture,

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Plaudit For Airport Over Language policy

November 27, 2010

The general secretary (GS) of the Celtic League has written to Cardiff Airport to congratulate them on their new bilingual Welsh/English language policy, which he says has “really made the airport stand out” compared to previously. At the 2010 AGM in Mannin/Isle of

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Alba: Political Parties Pressed On Language Issue

November 27, 2010

The general secretary (GS) of the League has written to all the main political parties in Scotland about the absence of the Scottish Gaelic language on their websites. In May 2009, the Alba Branch took part in the Scottish Government’s Gaelic language plan

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DWP Rebut Forced Labour Concern

November 27, 2010

The Kernow Branch has received a response to a letter the Branch Secretary sent following the announcement by the UK Government that it plans to force unemployed people back to work. The initiative, taken up by the branch, followed in the wake of

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Croke Park Commemoration Query

November 27, 2010

Members of the Alba/Scotland Branch have been forwarding text messages to other branch members of the League today (21st November), on the 90th anniversary of the murders of the massacre at Croke Park stadium in Ireland, during a Gaelic football match. The text

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Brittany: Post Office Language Protest

November 27, 2010

The general secretary (GS) of the Celtic League has written to the mayor of a Breton town, asking him to give his support to efforts in persuading the post office in the town to use the Breton language in its working practice. The

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League Convenor Gets Broadcast Slot

November 27, 2010

The Convenor of the Celtic League featured on an Irish language radio station Sunday, in what will be a weekly slot for him. Cathal o Luain was interviewed by Eire branch secretary, Caoimhín Ó Cadhla, who is a radio DJ for the Dublin

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MCA Share League Concerns But ETV Provision Will End

November 27, 2010

The UK government is determined to press ahead with the decision to withdraw emergency towing vessels (ETVs) which are currently on station around British coasts. The Director of Maritime Services at the Maritime and Coastguard Agency has confirmed that ETV provision will cease

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Income Not Safety Driving Wylfa Life Extension

November 27, 2010

Income and not safety is driving UK energy policy which has determined a extension of the operating life of Wylfa nuclear power plant. That is the clear message in correspondence from Minister of State at the DECC, Charles Hendry MP, in response to

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