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Free proofreading from Welsh Language Commissioner

Published : 26/05/20 | Categories: Information & support |

The Welsh Language Commissioner’s office is offering free proofreading up to 1000 words to voluntary organisations over the year.

UPDATE: Following exceptional uptake of the free translation offer, from 1 June  they will switch back to offering their superb proofreading service – 1000 words over the year for free.

During this period, we know that many voluntary sector organisations are having to respond quickly to an ever-changing situation. We know many of you are keen to communicate bilingually but may need some help to prepare bilingual messages at short notice.

The Welsh Language Commissioner’s Hybu team offer a proofreading service to the voluntary sector in Wales. They can proofread up to 1000 words over a year, free of charge. Just send the work to hybu@welshlanguagecommissioner.wales.

They can also provide our usual support and advice to you in planning your Welsh language use – the team is still working from home.

Get in touch with them to learn about other support available, for example the Welsh Government’s new Helo Blod scheme.

More information on Helo Blod

Helo Blod is a fast and friendly Welsh translation and advice service to help businesses and voluntary organisations use more Welsh. And it’s yours to use for free.

Helo Blod can translate up to 500 words into Welsh per month for your business, completely free of charge. They can also check 1000 words of Welsh text that you’ve had a go at writing yourself for free per year.

Finally, Helo Blod can offer you practical advice, guidance and support to help your organisation use a little (or a lot) of Welsh – up to 10 enquiries per calendar month.

Find out more on the Helo Blod site.

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