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by Settler
Wed Jun 17, 2009 9:53 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: UPDATED C24 SITE
Replies: 153
Views: 2327

I'm a very infrequent poster but do take a keen interest in the "goings on" around here


Like any change it will take some getting used to but familiarity will soon come, I feel.
by Settler
Wed Jun 17, 2009 9:47 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cameras
Replies: 9
Views: 324

<t><br/> P_Trembath said:<br/> Post edited 11:38 am – June 17, 2009 by P_Trembath<br/> <br/> <br/> I posted this same question on another site, and received the following explanation.<br/> <br/> <br/> When i learned about this topic I was a little puzzled about the statements being published, I’ve w...
by Settler
Sun Jan 18, 2009 1:08 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: University of Truro?
Replies: 32
Views: 455


Glasney.
Google.
Learn.
Enjoy.



I did and the Wikepedia article was a revelation.
by Settler
Thu Aug 28, 2008 5:14 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: English but not British?
Replies: 71
Views: 1017

<t>Of course I am a British Citizen, but my post was about what how I would describe myself if asked and the reason why.<br/> <br/> Believe what you like but I have no agenda, just an interest in Cornish issues so why the sarcasm and history lesson (which anyone reading this forum must be well aware...
by Settler
Wed Aug 27, 2008 4:53 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: English but not British?
Replies: 71
Views: 1017

<t>Sentinel, what is the problem? I have lived very happily in Kernow/Cornwall for 36 years was born in England and have always called myself English to differentiate between Cornish, Scottish (many of whom really do not like the English) Welsh and Irish.<br/> <br/> My children were born here so I g...
by Settler
Sun Oct 21, 2007 11:14 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: windfarm for goonhilly
Replies: 1
Views: 75

<r><br/> BT are identifying high wind-yield sites on or adjacent to BT-owned land for development, with 3 sites already in the planning permission process (Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station in Cornwall, Wideford Hill Radio Station in Orkney and Scousburgh Radio Station in Shetland). They hope to be ...
by Settler
Mon Oct 15, 2007 11:11 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: ignore this post please
Replies: 6
Views: 214

Curiosity got the better of me.....
by Settler
Tue Aug 07, 2007 10:34 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: honourary Cornish????
Replies: 31
Views: 695

<t><br/> Some very interesting points of view and some great responses. However...and im probably gonna get it in the neck for saying it ..but not wholly convinced by the whole im Cornish cos ive lived here 35 years routine, however if you love the place as much as i and other Cornish people do then...
by Settler
Mon Aug 06, 2007 4:49 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: honourary Cornish????
Replies: 31
Views: 695

<r>I've lived in Cornwall over 35 years; my son was born here and I just had a grandchild born in Treliske this weekend and would not consider any of us to be Cornish (honourary or otherwise) - what the grandchild will consider herself to be when she grows up is entirely another matter, of course.<b...
by Settler
Tue Jun 19, 2007 4:20 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Sugestions for non violent media frendly protests
Replies: 49
Views: 787

<t><br/> But there should also be an extra box on the ballot paper, one that gives you the opportunity to vote for "None of the above".<br/> <br/> <br/> Totally agree - I do vote but its for the lesser of the various evils and none of the candidates ever reflects my point of view.<br/> Andrew George...
by Settler
Sat May 05, 2007 12:34 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Make your Cornish politicians work for you!
Replies: 75
Views: 991

I would also like to offer my congratulations - from your posts you seem to have a very common sense approach to issues and you appear to be approachable. I live very close by in Carbis Bay.
by Settler
Sun Mar 18, 2007 5:21 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Who is up for a raid over the border?
Replies: 90
Views: 1052

<r>I must admit to being far more aware of Cornish issues thanks to this site and am sympathetic to much of what is posted but in all honesty don't have the depth of feeling that most people on here seem to have which is why I choose to refrain from getting into what seem to me pointless arguments.....
by Settler
Sun Mar 18, 2007 12:03 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Who is up for a raid over the border?
Replies: 90
Views: 1052

<t>I'm not Cornish but have lived here over 30 years, my children were born here and I expect to live out my life here. I take a keen interest in local issues and have been registered on this site since 2005; I used to post occasionally when I could make a contribution to the debate but don't bother...
by Settler
Tue Nov 21, 2006 5:42 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: The fox hunting ban is being totally ignored!
Replies: 84
Views: 998

<t><br/> Polls showed that up to 70% of the population were against hunting with hounds, when the correct questions were asked.<br/> <br/> <br/> And that is the crux of the matter - polls can be made to give the desired result depending on the way the questions are asked.<br/> <br/> Personally I'm n...
by Settler
Mon Oct 30, 2006 4:42 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Green Tax and Pollution*
Replies: 11
Views: 233

<t>This "green" tax is just another source of income for the exchequer which our politicians think will be more acceptable wrapped in its green cloak than a straightforward increase in VAT or income tax.<br/> <br/> The people who can afford them will still drive their gasguzzlers; people who have to...