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Cornwall’s bathing waters score a 100 per cent pass rate against tougher new standards

All of Cornwall’s beaches have made the grade against tough bathing water quality standards, according to figures published by the Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs.

Gyllyngvase Beach, which has been rated excellent for its water quality
Gyllyngvase Beach, which has been rated excellent for its water quality

Of the 142 designated bathing waters assessed in Devon and Cornwall just three in Devon have been rated as ‘poor’ under new standards introduced in 2015, which are twice as tough as in previous years.

In Falmouth, Gyllyngvase and Swanpool were rated excellent with Maenporth coming in as good while Church Cove, Coverack, Kennack Sands, Poldhu, Polurrian Cove, Porthleven and Praa Sands were also all rated as excellent. Continued…Read full original article…

Source: Falmouth Packet

21st November 2017
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Wha’s Like Us: Cornwall has its own distinct identity, language and culture

ASK most Cornish people whether or not Cornwall is a county and if they know its history they will tell you that it’s a whole lot bigger than that.

The men of Cornwall once marched on London in armed revolt, albeit several centuries ago, and nowadays many Cornish people would like to see greater autonomy for their land. Cornwall is also now recognised as a “minority” with its own language and status by the UK Government.

St Ives: Some consider Cornwall to be a nation
St Ives: Some consider Cornwall to be a nation

It also has a split nationalist movement and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is not the only national party leader in the UK to worry about the word “national” in its title.

The Cornish National Party that was founded in 1975 to promote the idea of self-determination for the people of Cornwall has suffered in the past from being linked in people’s minds to the British National Party. After all, the CNP is only one letter away from the BNP. Cont…Read full original article…

Source: The National

26 August, 2017, 6:10 pm

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The 6 top things to do in rainy Cornwall

It has been a good start to the season… but has summer already ended in Cornwall?

We can’t be totally sure but no doubt monsoon showers will soon pummel the county.

So here we’ve listed our favourite places to visit when the sun goes away.

And let’s be honest, Cornwall is damn good place to be – wind, rain or (on the incredibly rare occasion) snow.

Here’s our top six things to do (for FREE) if you’re feeling a bit washed out this summer… Cont…Read full original article…

Source: Pirate FM

26 August, 2017, 6:00 pm

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Take the Cornwall citizenship quiz to test how Kernow you really are
Do you know your Brown Willy from your Carn Brea?

Do you know your Brown Willy from your Carn Brea? Would you be able to confidently list the proper ingredients in a pasty?

How about Cornwall’s history – do you know why our flag looks how it does?

What does the Cornish flag represent?
What does the Cornish flag represent?

We’ve created 20 questions that are the Cornish equivalent of the infamous UK Citizenship Test. Also known as the “Life in the UK” test, the citizenship test is one of the criteria for becoming a British citizen or settling here in the UK. Cont…Read full original article…

Source: CornwallLive

24 August, 2017, 6:40 pm

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Cornwall faces fines over dog beach bans

Beach goers in Cornwall are facing fines for taking their dogs on the sand, as new rules hit.

Figures show it is 15 people since April, when Public Space Protection Orders came in.

It means Cornwall Council now has more powers to crack down on people breaching seasonal dog bans.

That includes on the spot fines of up to £100. …Read full original article…

Source: Pirate FM

19 August, 2017, 6:10 pm

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New Gorsedh Kernow Cornish bards include two from outside Cornwall. They’re in London and California.

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9 August, 2017, 8:35 am

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Penzance harbour looking pretty

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Penzance Harbour

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The angry guide to Cornwall according to Urban Dictionary

Think about a day off in Cornwall… nothing but the sound of the waves, the feeling of the sand around your feet and the sun on your skin while you are having a cider on the beach. Quite a comforting and peaceful idea, isn’t it?

Urban Dictionary has an angry version of a guide to Cornwall.

Well, that’s NOT how Urban Dictionary depicts Cornwall. Here is their angry version of the guide to Cornwall. Read full original article…

Source: CornwallLive

6 August, 2017, 6:50 pm

Fistral beach, low tide perfection 👌

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