Domain for Wales Founders Programme
We are pleased to announce that Gwalia will be a founder partner of the Domain for Wales campaign and will move its primary website to www.gwalia.wales in September.
As partners in the founders programme we receive a two year registration of the www.gwalia.wales domain name and are part of a select group of organisations to have a .cymru or .wales website online before anybody else.
We are participating in the .cymru .wales media activity to promote the domains for Wales, which has started with a piece in The Western Mail and at WalesOnline.com and will carry on across multiple media until March 2015.
Since it formed in 1973, Gwalia has worked to strengthen and transform Welsh communities; the name 'Gwalia' itself is an old Welsh name for Wales. Chief Executive Michael Williams explains why we chose to get involved with .wales founders’ programme:
"We are proud to be a Welsh company, working for the people of Wales. Our roots are in the housing association movement and community action. We have grown to become a £64M turnover organisation employing over 1400 staff and now work in 18 of Wales’ local authorities providing services for people, not profit. The .wales domain is a chance to wear that commitment on our virtual sleeve for all the World Wide Web to see.”
Gwalia's website will continue to be available at www.gwalia.com in addition to www.gwalia.wales.