News Archive

15/06/2019 - 15:48
Gwynedd and Ynys Môn councils are risking court challenges if they push ahead with a change of policy that would prevent councillors from commissioning language impact assessments of planning applications, according to a legal expert.
01/06/2019 - 12:17
A group of learners and non-Welsh speakers have called on the Llywydd Elin Jones to drop her plans to impose an English name on the Senedd, in an open letter to her today (Friday, 31st May).
27/05/2019 - 10:20
Language campaigners have launched a campaign for a new digital body (Menter Iaith Ddigidol) saying that ‘developing Welsh online is as important as translating the Bible was to the language’.
13/05/2019 - 11:13
Only one council in Wales has offered Welsh-medium apprenticeships over the last four years, according to a language group’s research.
10/05/2019 - 12:48
Language campaigners have welcomed an expert panel’s recommendation that the Government should introduce a Welsh-medium Education Act. In a report commissioned by the Welsh Government to review the system for planning Welsh-medium education, a panel of experts which includes Professor Dylan Foster Evans and Meirion Prys Jones state:
25/04/2019 - 09:35
Campaigners have criticised the Leader of Cardiff Council for breaking a promise to open a Welsh-medium school as part of a large housing development in the city.
09/04/2019 - 09:53
Actress Mali Harries a Super Furry Animals musician Cian Ciaran are among over 35 celebrities who have called on Cardiff Council to ensure that only Welsh medium schools will be opened across the city in the future.
25/03/2019 - 16:17
A family from the Dolgellau area have asked for an urgent meeting with the leader of Gwynedd council leader in an effort to prevent cuts to the county’s language centres.
08/03/2019 - 11:19
Language campaigners have responded to a Gwynedd Council debate about proposed cuts to language teaching centres.   The centres teach Welsh intensively to children who come from outside the area so they can study through the medium of Welsh in local schools. Mabli Siriol, Cymdeithas yr Iaith's education spokesperson, commented:
21/02/2019 - 12:11
Campaigners have congatulated Carmarthenshire councillors on their decision to ensure the new Chief Executive of the council is bilingual