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BBC Cornwall | Cornwall
Councillor in false honour claim
A Cornwall councillor is facing calls to step down after he falsely claimed to have been appointed a Member of the British Empire.

Cornish granted UK minority status
Cornish people are granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.

Jamaica Inn ends as 2,200 complain
Complaints about sound problems on Cornwall-based costume drama Jamaica Inn jump to almost 2,200 as the final instalment is screened.

Dog bites highest in deprived areas
Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly had among the highest injuries from animals, such as horses, foxes and cats last year, it emerges.

Trust starts 'never event' inquiry
A "rigorous investigation" is underway at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust (RCHT) after three so called "never events" in under a month.

Vehicles set alight in arson spree
A tractor and three other vehicles are set on fire in a suspected arson attack in Cornwall.

Trust 'failed' on 111 call answering
The South Western Ambulance Service chief executive says the service has "failed to deliver the performance required" in answering weekend calls to the NHS 111 number.

Rat reports increase in Cornwall
The number of rats being reported by the public across Cornwall has increased by nearly 50% in the past 12 months, council figures reveal.

Will minority status help Cornwall?
Will minority status help Cornwall?

AUDIO: Recognition that 'Cornwall is not England'
Recognition that 'Cornwall is not England'

McGlone signs Cornish Pirates deal
Cornish Pirates forward Laurie McGlone puts pen to paper on a new one-year deal at the Championship club.

Unhappy Rawlings to leave Launceston
Launceston assistant coach and former captain Tom Rawlings is to leave the club after calling them 'unprofessional'.

St Austell win Cornwall Senior Cup
St Austell end Bodmin Town's stranglehold on the Cornwall Senior Cup with a 5-3 penalty shoot-out win.

Paver enjoys chance to coach Pirates
Cornish Pirates prop Alan Paver says he enjoyed his first taste of coaching the side in their 48-36 loss at Bedford.

Launceston win boosts survival bid
Launceston go two points clear of the National Two South relegation places after a 27-23 win over London Irish Wild Geese.



BBC News | UK | World Edition
Mother charged with three murders
A mother is charged with murdering three of her children who were found dead at their home in south-west London.

Police make Syria plea to UK women
British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives against travelling to Syria to fight in the civil war.

Crime falls 15% in England and Wales
Overall crime in England and Wales falls by 15% in 2013, an official survey shows - but there are signs, according to police figures, of rises in certain categories.

Court 'failed' killed baby boy
A decision taken by magistrates "disempowered" care workers trying to protect a baby boy from his father who later inflicted fatal brain injuries, a serious case review in Derby reveals.

Post Office staff agree pay deal
The postal union, the CWU, says it's secured a pay deal covering more than 3,000 staff at Crown Post Offices worth up to 7.3% over 3 years.

FBI probe teacher abused boys in UK
A convicted paedophile abused children at a private school in London where he taught, its chair of governors confirms.

PM right on Christianity, says Welby
The Archbishop of Canterbury backs David Cameron for stating that the UK is a "Christian country", calling criticism of his remarks "baffling".

Coulson 'regrets' exposing Blunkett
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson tells the phone-hacking trial he regrets his decision to expose ex-home secretary David Blunkett's affair in the paper.

UKIP bans 'racist views' candidate
UKIP suspends a council candidate featured in its latest election broadcast for expressing "repellent" views on Twitter.

Huge surge in rail travel since 90s
The number of journeys taken in England, Scotland and Wales has more than doubled over the last two decades, figures show.

DJ Travis denies indecent assault
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis pleads not guilty to a single charge of indecent assault against a woman in January 1995.

Firefighters to stage fresh strikes
Firefighters in England and Wales are to stage strikes on 2, 3 and 4 May over a long-running pensions row, the Fire Brigades Union says.

BBC suspends its CBI membership
The BBC announces it is to suspend its membership of the employers' organisation the CBI during the Scottish independence referendum campaign.

Cornish granted UK minority status
Cornish people are granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.

Corrie star denies drink-driving
Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox, who plays Rita Tanner in the ITV soap opera, denies a drinking and driving charge in court.

Treats in moderation make kids happy
Seven-year-olds are happier when they are allowed sweets, snacks and television in moderation, suggests a study of children's well-being.

Pet Shop Boys premiere at BBC Proms
An orchestral work by the Pet Shop Boys about the life of wartime codebreaker Alan Turing is to have its world premiere at this year's BBC Proms.

Gun attack on house 'was hate crime'
A family of seven escape injury in a gun attack on a house in west Belfast in an incident being treated as a hate crime by police.

Further IT problems for Ulster Bank
Ulster Bank, a subsidiary of RBS, reports problems with its computer systems, as some customers are debited twice for cash machine withdrawals.

Miner ran for his life from pit
A miner working in a Swansea Valley mine on the day four men died when it flooded tells how he ran for his life.

Pupil school rape 'never happened'
A boy accused of raping a fellow pupil at a north Wales primary school tells a jury the alleged attack never happened.

Miliband in Scotland to make UK case
Scottish independence would leave working people north and south of the border worse off, Ed Miliband claims.

Police search after eagle disappears
Police say they are investigating the disappearance of the first white-tailed sea eagle to be raised in the east of Scotland in almost 200 years.

Boy, 13, repeatedly raped sister, 9
A teenage boy who carried out a "campaign of rape" against his younger sister is given a 10-year custodial sentence.

Buddha tattoo woman offered holiday
A British tourist arrested in Sri Lanka because she had a Buddha tattoo says she has been given a free holiday as "an apology".

Ramires to miss rest of league season
Chelsea midfielder Ramires will miss the rest of the Premier League season after accepting an FA charge of violent conduct.

Home nations in Euro 2020 scrap - SFA
Scotland will need to outdo their closest neighbours if Glasgow is to be a Euro 2020 host city, says SFA chief Stewart Regan.

How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US
Every year hundreds of Mexican men die as they attempt to cross into the US, leaving their families with a terrible uncertainty

Shakespeare's birds cause US trouble
Shakespeare mentions the European Starling once, in Henry IV Part I. That moved a 19th Century Shakespeare enthusiast to introduce the bird into America.

Why Palestinians love St George
As England celebrates the day of its patron saint, many Palestinians are gearing up for their own celebrations of this shared hero.

Clegg: Lib Dems must fight EU myths
Nick Clegg pits his party's "optimism and openness" against the "fears and falsehoods" of isolationists at the launch of the Lib Dem campaign for the European elections.

Tories would end wind farm subsidies
The Conservatives say they will not subsidise new onshore wind farms if they win the 2015 general election.

Labour to cut ties with Co-op Bank
The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an end one of the oldest political partnerships in the UK.

VIDEO: House of Commons
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.

VIDEO: Tattoo woman 'treated like criminal'
A British tourist arrested in Sri Lanka because she had a Buddha tattoo on her arm says she was treated "like a criminal" when she was held by the authorities.

VIDEO: Labour looks to sever Co-op links
The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an end one of the oldest political partnerships in the UK.

VIDEO: Teacher 'abused boys in UK'
A convicted paedophile abused children at a private school in London where he taught, its chair of governors has said.

VIDEO: One man's bid to make kindness cool
BBC News hears from a man carrying out a daily random act of kindness or 'RAK Nomination'.

AUDIO: The effects of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Kelly Fletcher explains the serious genetic condition Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

AUDIO: British Jihadists 'are very naive'
A former British radical, Usama Hasan, warns that young people are 'noble' but 'naive' by becoming Jihadists.

AUDIO: Recognition that 'Cornwall is not England'
Cornish people will be granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.

VIDEO: Elderly demands exceed family help
The number of older people in England needing care at home will soon outstrip the number of family members able to provide it, according to an influential think tank.

Labour takes on zero-hours contracts
Ed Miliband pledges action, but will it help workers?

Will minority status help Cornwall?
What does minority status mean for Cornwall?

Food Photographer of the Year 2014
Are these the best food photographs of the past year?

The unlikely debt capital of Britain
The unlikely debt capital of Britain

How is the Co-operative Group run?
Why both Labour and Co-op Bank would be happy with a divorce

A change of tack on Syria
A change of tack on Britons heading for Syria

The real story of Frank Sidebottom
How a cult comic character inspired a major new film

Sign language dialects 'in decline'
The decline of regional dialects for the deaf

Afghanistan: Protecting the withdrawal
How do you train to protect UK troops leaving Afghanistan?

Madeleine 'clues' and Mark Shand death - papers
Madeleine 'clues' and Mark Shand death in papers

 


Golya sewen / Celebrating success

Cornish Language and Place Names


Y’n vledhen ma, an re neb a sewenis y’ga apposyansow a allas golya aga sewena ha kuntell aga testskrifow orth solempnita arbennek, synsys yn Lys Kernow. Moy ages 70 studhyer ha’ga gwester a gemeras rann y’n dohajydh, restrys gans Kesva an Taves Kernewek.
An solempnita o an kynsa synsys yn Kernow hag ynwedh an kynsa termyn rag studhoryon neb sewensa yn apposyansow nowyth Asset – framweyth apposyans aswonnys yn kenedhlek hag yw kavadow lemmyn yn Kernewek.

An dohajydh o komendys gans Polin Prys, Kaderyer an Gesva. Dyghtyor MAGA, Jenefer Lowe a gewsys adro dhe’n edhom a wolya sewena yn Kernewek ha Sodhek Adhyskans Mike Tresidder a glerhas framweyth Asset nowyth. An testskrifow o res gans an Bardh Meur, Mick Paynter, neb a ros grassow dhe’n studhoryon oll a’ga ober abarth an taves.


This year, those who successfully passed their examinations were able to celebrate their success by collecting their certificates at a special ceremony, held in Lys Kernow. More than 70 students and guests attended the afternoon, which was organised by Kesva an Taves Kernewek. The ceremony was not only the first of its kind in Cornwall, but also, in addition to the exams run by the Kesva itself, celebrated the first group of successes in the new Asset examinations, a nationally accredited scheme now available to Cornish.

The afternoon was introduced by Chair of the Kesva Polin Prys. MAGA manager Jenefer Lowe spoke of the importance of celebrating achievement in Cornish, while Education Officer Mike Tresidder explained the new Asset system. Certificates were presented by the Grand Bard, Mick Paynter, who thanked all the candidates for their work and support for the language.

 

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