Heledd Gwyndaf is the new Chair of Cymdeithas yr Iaith

A mother from Talgarreg in Ceredigion has been elected as the new Chair of Cymdeithas yr Iaith following the organisation's annual general meeting over the weekend. Heledd Gwyndaf was born in Bangor and spent time on the Llyn Peninsula. She moved to the south of Wales while relatively young and went to Ysgol y Dderwen, Carmarthen, Ysgol y Strade, Llanelli and Ysgol Dyffryn Teifi. She attended Bangor University to study History and Welsh before going to the United States to earn a master's degree in Teaching and Learning Theories.
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Questions over language strategy

Figures showing that the number of Welsh speaking workers in some of Ceredigion's public institutions has declined since 2015 have raised questions about Ceredigion County Council's language strategy. In a letter to the Chief Executive and Leader of Ceredigion Council, Cymdeithas yr Iaith notes a number of gaps in the strategy, that has an emphasis on maintaining existing activity rather than building on it and developing further. Among Cymdeithas' recommendations are calls for:
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