“Appalling and backward looking decision” GS Criticises Cornish Language Funding Cut

April 28, 2016

News from Celtic League The General Secretary of the Celtic League has made a submission to the House of Commons Select Committee for Culture, Media and Sport in London, regarding their inquiry into ‘cultural resourcing for the regions’. The General Secretary, Rhisiart Tal-e-bot,

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Funding for Cornish Cut with Immediate Effect

April 22, 2016

News from the Celtic League The Westminster Government has written to Lys Kernow/Cornwall Council to say that funding for the Cornish language has been cut to zero with immediate effect. In the letter from the Department of Communities and Local Government, Lys Kernow

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Financial Support for CLP Welcomed

March 7, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Cornwall Council has welcomed today’s pledge from Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to ensure that the Government will continue to provide financial support for the Cornish Language Partnership (CLP). The Government had previously said that it would not

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Irish Language: Acceptable Funding Scheme for Voluntary Sector Call

November 14, 2012

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League AGM (held at Karaez in Brittany at the weekend) has called for an `acceptable funding scheme’ to be agreed for Irish language voluntary groups. The text of a resolution to this effect, adopted unanimously by

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General Council – S4C Funding Changes Protest

September 13, 2011

A letter calling on the UK Government to remove a Welsh language television channel from the Public Bodies Bill has been sent to the (UK) Minister for Culture by two members of the League’s General Council (GC). General Secretary (GS), Rhisiart Tal-e-bot, and

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North Wales : S4C Funding Protest Continues.

April 20, 2011

NORTH WALES: S4C FUNDING PROTESTS CONTINUE UK government plans to fund Welsh channel S4C from the BBC licence fee are continuing to cause concern. Welsh language supporters believe that the plans will compromise the independence of S4C and in effect the channel will

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