Hamilton Sound is a Talking Newspaper Service which produces and distributes sound versions of the Hamilton Advertiser free of charge to visually impaired people every week in and around Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Listeners using our free postal service can look forward to receiving a padded plastic wallet every week containing a USB Memory Stick on which is recorded the current week’s edition of Hamilton Sound plus a monthly magazine supplement.  It’s usually delivered on a Saturday morning but some listeners with ML3 Post Codes may even receive their wallet on Fridays (the same day as the Hamilton Advertiser’s publication date). 

We also distribute via the internet.  You can download or stream the current edition and a selection of archive material to your PC from our website or by Internet Radio.  We are also featured on Sonata Radio by courtesy of the British Wireless for the Blind Fund.


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  • Hamilton Advertiser


    The Hamilton Advertiser is weekly local newspaper published by Scottish Universal Newspapers Ltd.  It contains news and editorial material covering the town of Hamilton and its surrounding districts including Strathaven, Larkhall, Bothwell, Uddingston and Blantyre.  Major news items drawn from a wider area in North and South Lanarkshire are also covered.

    Publication frequency: Weekly

Recording formats: USB,MP3,Sonata,Internet/Website

Contact details


Contact name:   Jim Stewart

Telephone:   01698 426707

Website:    hamiltonsound.co.uk