[Spellyans] Is there a future for the SWF?

David Trethewey davidtreth at gmail.com
Fri May 25 10:42:39 BST 2012

Apparently the issue was that there was writing "Cornwall - Kernow" on 
the flag.

The torch-bearers are forbidden to display any written material - in 
case it is advertising etc.


On 25/05/12 09:38, Herbie Blackburn wrote:
> Craig wrote:
> >A second Olympic row has blown up, with a Cornish MP demanding an 
> apology after the last Cornish torch-bearer in Saltash had the flag of 
> St Piran snatched from him by one of the grey-clad Metropolitan police 
> escort runners, who then proceeded to crush it up into a ball in his 
> hands - something you wouldn't do to another nation's flag.<
> This just seems ridiculous to me -- I'd want to know under whose 
> authority and what instructions they were following when they snatched 
> the flag -- who is it that is so worried about a Cornish flag being 
> seen, and why?
> Herbie
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