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Budding journalist Willow Murton has won a pounds 1,000 award, which will enable her to experience life as a reporter in Cuba.

Willow, who comes from Tregaron in Ceredigion, won the Welsh Livery Guild travel bursary in a contest among students on the postgraduate diploma in journalism studies at Cardiff University.

She will spend a month in Cuba, meeting national journalists on the state radio and television stations, as well as foreign correspondents.

Willow, aged 24, a graduate in Spanish and French at Cambridge University, is now studying for a Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism in the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff University.

A LEADING Welsh conference venue is celebrating after achieving the Hospitality Assured service industry standard for the fourth time.

Gregynog, the University of Wales' residential conference and study centre at Tregynon, near Newtown, marked the achievement by holding a dinner for managers, staff and guests prepared by catering students from Coleg Powys.

LYNDA DIX has been appointed as the national coordinator of Clic, the all-Wales information and advice service for young people.

Lynda from Morriston, will be responsible for developing the service to 11 to 25-year-olds across Wales, as well as updating and maintaining the service's website, which houses impartial information and advice on topics such as health, drugs, relationships, money, law and education.

She joins Clic from Neath Port Talbot College, where she spent 19 years, including 12 years as manager of student services.
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Publication:Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Mar 10, 2005
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