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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It will be cloudy and misty tonight with outbreaks of rain.
The icy area where the man fell at Clogwyn Coch has been described as an "accident blackspot".
Fire services are dealing with a blaze at a disused chapel in Deeside. The fire started around 12:22 this afternoon on Glynne Street.