SIR - I have enjoyed watching the programmes on BBC2 Wales following rural Welsh-speaking
life on the Llyn peninsula in north Wales.
Or perhaps it is only bordering-onthe-racist when we ask that people serving Welsh-speaking
communities be able to speak Welsh?
The university plans to move the students out of the halls and into new accommodation at Penglais Farm, but the Welsh-language students' union claims the new halls would harm the Welsh-speaking
Every year Welsh-speaking
Wales is suffering a net loss of some 3,000 people from its heartlands.
Does he really think, at a time of mass unemployment and cuts, that non Welsh-speaking
people care about the obsession of a few to make Wales bilingual.
It may be of further interest that my mother's family were predominantly Welsh-speaking
--and singing--in a Welsh-speaking
Gower village, but were social and singing acquaintances of Phil Tanner.
Although most can also speak English, our research suggests that many Welsh-speaking
pharmacy patients feel more comfortable and can communicate more effectively when using Welsh.
A PUB landlady in Wales has hired a Welsh-speaking
waiter from South America - because no one local wanted the job.
It is an issue that concerns many Welsh-speaking
communities who feel that their way of life is threatened by large numbers of non-Welsh speaking incomers.
chef who won a case against his English employers - after alleging he had been sacked because of racial discrimination - was yesterday barred from using his native tongue at their appeal.
It had struggled to find Welsh-speaking
examiners for its A-Level music technology and sport and active leisure principle learning qualification.
I was born in a Welsh-speaking
village unable to understand a word of English until the London evacuees arrived at the outbreak of World War II and within months we spoke English and they Welsh