Sound On is a free weekly audio newspaper for people with sight impairment in Ipswich and the surrounding areas.  Weekly editions comprise 90 minutes of local news, recorded by volunteers, and distributed on USB memory sticks to listeners by post. It is also available online from the British Wireless Fund for the Blind website.

Sound On additionally provides two magazine editions per year comprising locally recorded interviews, longer articles and musical items, along with other information relevant to visually impaired people.

See our website for full information, current service status and links.

Area served:  Ipswich, Kesgrave, Martlesham, Woodbridge, Hadleigh, Felixstowe, Saxmundham, Leiston.


Our weekly local news is drawn from The Ipswich Star

Contact details

Contact name:   Pam Pelling

Telephone:   01473 684601

Website:  Suffolk Infolink page at