“Can you give food to the food bank this Christmas?” Cameron asked

December 22, 2013

NEWS FROM CELTIC LEAGUE A six year old girl from Camborne has prompted her father to write again to the Prime Minister of the UK again about the growing number of people using food banks in her community. Olwen asked her father to

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Submarine Narrowly Misses Fishing Boat off Coast of Ireland

December 21, 2013

NEWS FROM CETIC LEAGUE The appearance of a submarine off the coast of Donegal coast in Ireland/Eire this week, narrowly missing a fishing boat, prompted a plethora of enquiries from journalists wanting to speak with the League’s Director of Information, Bernard Moffatt. Mr

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Irish Language Commissioner Resigns

December 10, 2013

NEWS FROM CELTIC LEAGUE The Irish language Commissioner Seán Ó Cuirreáin resigned last week from his position after almost ten years, because of what he called the Irish government’s “hypocrisy” in dealing with the Irish language. The Coimisinéir Teanga, whose role it is

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Cornish Continue to Seek Official Recognition

November 26, 2013

NEWS FROM CELTIC LEAGUE The Kernow Branch of the Celtic League have sent a letter to Eric Pickles MP, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government calling on him to recommend the inclusion of the Cornish as a distinct group under

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Welsh First Minister Goes to Scotland with his ‘Cap in Hand’

November 25, 2013

NEWS FROM CELTIC LEAGUE Westminster Government Ministers last week (18thNovember) argued that the Welsh Government should not be given the power to vary income tax within its own country. The announcement made by Treasury Ministers in London was in response to the recommendations

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English Quango’s Accused of “Mismanagement” of Ancient Cornish site

November 21, 2013

News from Celtic League The Kernow Branch of the Celtic League has written an open letter calling for a formal inquiry into what they allege is the “mismanagement” of an historic site in West Cornwall by English Heritage and Natural England. The letter

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Scottish Independence Report to be launched in Glasgow

November 20, 2013

News from Celtic League The long awaited Scottish National Party (SNP) vision for an independent, due for its publication next week, is expected to be launched in Glasgow and not at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, it was announced this week. The White

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Kernow Branch Report a Successful AGM 2013

November 15, 2013

News from Celtic League The Kernow Branch of the Celtic League has reported holding a successful AGM this week. Joint Convenor’s of the Branch, Mike Chappell, sets out below some of the issues that were raised at the meeting. “An Kesunyans Keltek Scoren

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Cornish Language Nursery Appeal

October 30, 2013

NEWS FROM CELTIC LEAGUE Kernow Branch member, Mike Chappell, writes below about an appeal to raise funds to set up the first OfSTED registered Cornish language nursery in Cornwall. OfSTED is a government organisation that inspects schools and all nurseries in Cornwall need

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Resolutions Passed at 2013 AGM

October 29, 2013

NEWS FROM CELTIC LEAGUE Resolutions Passed at 2013 AGM At this years Celtic League annual general meeting (AGM) four resolutions were passed, one of which was passed as an emergency resolution. It was decided at the 2012 AGM that Standing Orders would be

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