Nearby in Merthyr Tudful several newspapers were published including:
- The Cardiff and Merthyr guardian (1845-74)
- The Merthyr star (1859-81)
- Y Fellten [The Lightning Flash] (1868-76)
1873 saw the establishment there of The Workman's advocate: Amddiffynydd y gweithiwr, a bilingual radical newspaper which continued the tradition begun by Y Gweithiwr: The Workman, and Udgorn Cymru: The Trumpet of Wales, 2 papers allied to the Chartist movement which were published in the town between 1834 and 1842.