A worried councillor has voiced concerns about the future of a Welsh-language teaching centre in Porthmadog.

Gwynedd Council is currently consulting about the possible restructuring of the county’s language centres.

The language centres teach Welsh to children from other parts of the UK and abroad who move into the county unable to speak Welsh.

With the language centre for secondary school children based in Porthmadog, Simon Brooks, town councillor for Borth-y-Gest, has been opposing any possible cuts to the service.

Cllr Brooks’s proposal to Porthmadog Town Council in its December meeting that the council oppose the plans was carried unanimously.

Cllr Brooks said: “I am very concerned about this possible threat to our language centres. I know about the fantastic job they do.

“They symbolise where we want to go as a community in Gwynedd.

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