Your Local Talking Newspaper
Being able to see the printed word is something a lot of us take for granted. Blind and partially sighted people don't have this opportunity – but we can help them in other ways. We can provide access in many different ways if we apply more thought and effort. We have the technology … let's use it.
In January 1970 the first Talking Newspaper was formed in Aberystwyth, and recordings sent out to listeners in Cardiganshire. In those early days no one envisaged that, more than 40 years later, there would be over 500 groups across the UK and more than 100,000 listeners. Fact Sheet History of TNs and TMs.
Use the search tool on the right hand side to find your nearest Talking Newspaper or, if you would prefer to hear a short audio version explaining how to become a listener together with short example clips, just click here.