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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Patients 'kept like animals in a zoo' at a mental health unit, families have said, as a report into the Ablett Unit in Wales is published.
A cool and breezy afternoon with a risk of showers along the North Wales coast. Rain expected to reach northwestern parts this evening.
Here are some of the key recommendations from the report into the care of patients on the Ablett Unit at Glan Clwyd Hospital.