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Welsh advocate Williams is mourned

Wales is mourning a writer and broadcaster hailed as the Welsh language’s chief journalist of the 20th century. John Williams, (90), who lived near Caernarfon, was a broadcaster with Radio Cymru until last month. He began his career in journalism

Weekly changes publication day

The only national Welsh language newspaper, Y Cymro, is changing its publication date from Saturday to Wednesday. The title will launch on January 28 with a special reduced price of 10p for two weeks. The last Saturday edition will appear

Innovation sees Welsh title go digital

Welsh language newspaper Y Cymro is pressing ahead with an innovation to make it completely available in digital format on the Internet. Later this month, readers will be able to receive an exact digital replica of the printed version with

Death of former Welsh editor

Former Welsh editor Alun Lloyd has died after a lengthy illness. He was 76. Born in Tan-y-Fron, Y Foel in the Banaw Valley in the old Montgomeryshire, he worked as a teacher and lecturer, but his main pleasure was writing.

Tindle buys newspaper and radio station

Welsh language newspaper Y Cymro has been sold by North Wales Newspapers to entrepreneur and publisher Sir Ray Tindle. The deal also saw Tindle Newspapers buy Radio Ceredigion 2000 Cyfyngedig and will enable Tindle Newspapers to further extend their commitment

Green robes honour for writer Dafydd

A journalist is to be admitted to the renowned Ovate Order at the National Eisteddfod in Pembrokeshire next month. The honour for Dafydd Norman Jones, who retired from the Caernarfon and Denbigh Herald, has come from the Gorsedd of Bards,