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Both of BBC Wales' radio stations are attracting more listeners across Wales. The number of people listening to BBC Radio Wales each week grew by 16,000 to 458,000 – its highest listener level for more than 18 months.

While BBC Radio Cymru's enjoyed a rise a rise of 20,000 listeners since this time last year. The Welsh language station now has a 3.7% share of radio listening in Wales.

Radio Wales Editor Sali Collins said: "BBC Radio Wales continues to strengthen its relationship with audiences in Wales with relevant, engaging and entertaining programmes and we're delighted that this is reflected in these latest RAJAR figures."

Radio Cymru Editor Sian Gwynedd added: "As the only Welsh language national station we have to appeal to a wide variety of audiences and we are pleased that we remain the first choice for Welsh speakers all over Wales."

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