FCPNM Advisory Committee to Visit Kernow

February 2, 2016

News from the Celtic League The Cornish were included under the terms of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCPNM) in April 2014, following many years of active campaigning on the issue, but how successfully has the Convention been implemented

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FCPNM Advisory Committee to Visit Cornwall

November 26, 2015

News From Celtic league The date 24th April 2014 will be remembered by Celtic League activists in Cornwall as the day the United Kingdom Government unexpectedly announced that the Cornish would be included under the terms of the Framework Convention for the Protection

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Bugaled Breizh Belated Reply from Coroner

November 10, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Breton Motor Fishing Vessel (MFV) Bugaled Breizh sank suddenly off the Lizard in January 2004 all hands on board were lost. The sinking has been surrounded by controversy ever since not least because a large NATO exercise

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Formal Minority Status for Cornwall

October 18, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The status of Cornish people as a National Minority has been recognised formally by the United Kingdom. See this link for a statement from the Department of Communities and Local Government: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/cornish-granted-minority-status-within-the-uk Also link here for an interview

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Kernow: FCPNM Conference

September 7, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE A conference to debate the implications of Cornwall’s inclusion in the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCPNM) was held on Friday (4th September 2015) at St Austell. The conference, called ‘Framework Convention for the Protection

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Communities Department Respond on Affordable Housing

August 15, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The United Kingdom Department of Communities and Local Government have responded to our recent query about the crisis over affordable housing in Cornwall. A copy of the full text of their response is set out below: “12th August

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Early Year Workers Complete Cornish Language Course

August 6, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The first group of early year’s workers to successfully complete a new university level course in the Cornish language in Cornwall passed with flying colours this month. The five Cornish Language Practice Early Years (CoLPEY) students took the

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Despite FCPNM Intolerance Still Prevalent Online

August 6, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Cornish branch of the Celtic League has posted the notice below on their Facebook pages with a request for it to be shared. It really is disappointing that rhetoric such as that referred to is still being

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Tabloid Sneering Is No Threat to Cornish Language

July 31, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE In typical sneering and Anglo centric style the Mirror newspaper reported this week on a decision to put dual signage on all Cornish Police Stations. One would have hoped the Mirror would have seen the value of the

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MoD to Attend Inquest into Loss of Bugaled Breizh

July 19, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The BBC in Cornwall is reporting that the Ministry of Defence will attend the inquest that the Coroner for Cornwall is undertaking into the loss of the Breton trawler Bugaled Breizh. This is an important development and one

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