Community Broadcasting Services (Coventry)


Provides a regular pre-recorded information and news service specifically tailored to the needs of the blind and partially sighted, of which there are approximately 1,000 in the Coventry area. 

The format of the initial programme was a 25-minute mono cassette tape which was hand delivered to 20 locations once a month

CBS now produces ‘Outlook’, a weekly 90-minute recorded stereo programme posted by the Post Office’s ‘Articles for the Blind’ free service to approximately 400 Coventry visually impaired people

The programme is supplied in various media formats – MP3 memory stick, cassette tape, i-Tunes podcast, download to Sonata, and a download from our own website.


This TN has 1 publications listed.

  • Weekly Audio Magazine 'Outlook'

    Description: 90 minute audio magazine-style programme covering local news, events, interviews, sport, history 'What's on' guide, 'Postbag' of audio messages/letters from listeners etc etc

    Publication frequency: Weekly


Contact details


Contact name:

Nigel Hewin


01926 842200


Coventry Res. Centre Ftb,
33, Earlsdon Avenue South,
West Midlands,


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