North East Wales

Poet and former Denbigh Eisteddfod chair John Glyn Jones dies

John Glyn Jones (right) and Deputy Chairman of Denbighshire Council Ray Bartley
Image caption John Glyn Jones (right) with deputy chairman of Denbighshire council Ray Bartley

Poet John Glyn Jones, who was chairman of the National Eisteddfod when it came to Denbigh in 2013, has died.

The regular contributor to BBC Radio Cymru was taken ill on Monday afternoon and died later that evening.

Mr Jones, of Denbigh, was the retired chief executive of housing association Cymdeithas Tai Clwyd in Denbigh.

He leaves three children.