News Archive

11/11/2019 - 10:25
Campaigners have expressed concerns about the implications for the Welsh language in the National Development Framework, if the draft published by the Welsh Government is realised.  They claim that there could be very harmful outcomes for the language situation in Carmarthenshire and the north.
05/11/2019 - 10:34
There are calls for an inquiry after the Welsh Language Commissioner backtracked on a decision to fine Wrexham Council over its failure to produce tax documents in Welsh for the fifth year in a row. 
15/10/2019 - 10:53
The crisis in the housing market is ‘emptying Welsh speaking villages’ - that will be the main message of campaigners at at conference in Aberystwyth today (Saturday, 12th October).
25/09/2019 - 16:23
A woman from Ceredigion says she is going to continue to refuse to pay a court penalty she received as part of a campaign to gain broadcasting powers for Wales, despite bailiffs calling at her house just a few weeks ago. 
02/09/2019 - 15:04
According to information received by a language group, the new Welsh Language Commissioner refused to investigate over seventy per cent of complaints relating to the lack of Welsh language services received during his first month in the post – the highest percentage of refusals since the Standards came into force.
06/08/2019 - 18:55
A new body to improve the presence of the Welsh language online is urgently needed because of the language’s current lack of visibility, according to a language group.
24/06/2019 - 12:57
A new body to oversee broadcasting in Wales, to replace the present UK regulator, will be launched at a meeting in Carmarthenshire today (Monday, 24th June). The announcement about the creation of a shadow communications body for Wales follows a series of controversial decisions by the existing regulator, Ofcom, which, according to the founders of the new body, is ‘undermining Wales and the Welsh language’s place in the media’.
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’.