Please feel free to call us on the number below, or click the link in the header bar above Get in touch with us to send us a message.

Call: 01793 497 555


Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a selection of Frequently Asked Questions. We have put them into categories to make it easier for you to navigate. If you can't find what you want here, then please use the box on the right to send us your question.  All questions received will be considered for publication.

Some basic information is given below but more comprehensive advice is available to members of the TNF.

The Basics

Expand all

  • What is a talking newspaper?

  • How does it work?

  • How much will it cost to set up a talking newspaper?

  • How can we find out who wants our service?

  • Which area can we cover?

  • Where can we make our recordings?



Expand all


Expand all

  • Do we need rules and regulations?

  • Should we register as a Charity?

  • What do we do about Insurance?

  • Do we need to obtain CRB Checks?

  • Can we use FREEPOST?

  • Do I need permission to record the news stories from the local paper?

  • Can we charge for making recordings for an outside organisation?

  • Is Health & Safety important?

  • How does Gift Aid help charities?

  • What about the music copyright laws?


If you have a question that is not answered here, then please click on the header bar above Ask a Question  and complete our simple form.  We will respond to you shortly.