It's a staggering fact but half a million people across Wales have some form of hearing loss. Many of them struggle to get the right sort of support.
Now though, a pioneering service has been launched with £500,000 of lottery funding to train a small army of volunteers to help. Ian Lang reports from Dolgellau.
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Mainly dry with lengthy clear spells overnight and just a few showers likely, especially in the north and west.
Ysgol Uwchradd Caergybi became the UK's first comprehensive 65 years ago. Academies are now dominant in England, but certainly not in Wales.
Dry for most, but a few showers likely.