Appeal to UEFA - Sky's Welsh language commentary abolition decision

Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg has complained to European football's governing body UEFA after Sky's decision to abandon Welsh language commentary for Welsh national football games.    At the start of August, the language group called for a tax on companies like Sky in order to fund Welsh language broadcasting. Officials from the society will also raise the issue with Members of Parliament in meeting in London tomorrow.    read more

Accusing bank of ignoring Welsh-speaking communities

Cymdeithas yr Iaith has accused the NatWest Bank of ignoring Welsh-speaking communities following their decision, announced today, to close a number of branches in Carmarthenshire and Dyffryn Teifi - including Llandysul, Llanybydder and Hendy Gwyn (Whitland). The information was conveyed to customers in an English-only circular letter from Huw Thomas, the "Local CEO" of the NatWest, who urged customers to turn to the bank's English-language online banking services or to the Post Office. read more

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