Cornwall's first Pasty Festival gets underway

Now recently the pasty has had a hard time with plans to tax it. But our region fought back and now Cornwall is celebrating with its own pasty festival in Redruth. The town is at the heart of the tin mining industry, in which the humble pasty has its origins. Here's Jeff Welch

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Cornish Pasty Festival

Cornwall's first ever Pasty Festival is taking place this weekend in Redruth. The pastry has recently faced hard times with the threat of the pasty tax but this is a time to celebrate.