News Archive

03/05/2017 - 10:22
Following an open forum to discuss the use of Welsh in health provision in Carmarthen Cymdeithas yr Iaith has welcomed steps to improve Welsh provision while maintaining that a change of mindset is needed for the long-term.
27/04/2017 - 17:16
Campaign group Cymdeithas yr Iaith has welcomed a tribunal's decision to refuse a bid by Pembrokeshire County Council to block rights for vulnerable people to receive services in Welsh.   The local authority had attempted to challenge a duty imposed on the authority to provide simultaneous translation in meetings with individuals to discuss their well-being so the discussion could take place in Welsh. Responding to the decision, Bethan Williams from Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg commented:
24/03/2017 - 10:26
Campaigners have picketed supermarkets in Cardiff and Bangor over a lack of Welsh language services with a call to strengthen
22/03/2017 - 14:56
As nominations open for candidates wishing to stand in the local elections, members of Cymdeithas yr Iaith have gone to County Hall in Carmarthen to launch a campaign to call on candidates to "make the most of the last chance" to restore Welsh as the main language in Carmarthenshire. David Williams, vice chair of Cymdeithas in Carmarthenshire, said to supporters holding banners on the steps of County Hall:
21/02/2017 - 15:00
Projects to improve minority ethnic and language groups' access to Welsh should be a priority for a new body being set up to promote the language, according to campaigners.
15/02/2017 - 13:17
Some county councils are guilty of mal-administration in drafting their plans for Welsh-medium education and the Welsh