Talking Newspapers were set up in the 1970’s to provide a summary of the news in an audio format. Sight Concern Worcestershire operates The Malvern Talking News and is run by our amazing volunteers.
Malvern Talking News
The Malvern Talking News is a fortnightly audio summary of the news that is published in the Malvern Gazette and Ledbury Reporter.
You can listen to the Malvern Talking News by:
- Using the web player opposite.
- Using the Amazon Alexa skill. Simply say “Alexa, Enable Talking Newspapers”. Once enabled simply say “Alexa, Open Malvern Talking Newspaper” to listen to the latest edition. If this does not work you may need to go into the Alexa App and enable the skill “Talking Newspapers”.
For updates about when the Malvern Talking Newspaper has a new edition released, you can follow our Facebook page – Click here.
There are also a number of other Talking News services in the county – please see below for more information.
Worcestershire Talking Newspapers
Redditch and Bromsgrove Talking Newspapers
A voluntary organisation which provides the news for blind and partially sighted people in Redditch and Bromsgrove has celebrated four decades since it began. If anyone would like to receive the Talking Newspaper in Redditch or Bromsgrove, please call Margaret Mountford on 01527 451 292 or send her an email.
You can also access the Redditch and Bromsgrove Talking Newspaper through the BWFB & TNF App for iPhone, iPad, Android Tablets and Android Smart Phones (Available on the App Store and Google Play) or through your Amazon Echo Alexa device by saying “Alexa, enable Redditch and Bromsgrove Talking Newspaper”
Wyre Forest Talking Newspaper
Local news by local people since 1980-The Wyre Forest Talking Newspaper Association (WFTN) is a registered charity. It’s easy to become a listener. You can do it in one of two ways: register online www.wftn.org.uk or simply telephone one of our listener liaison officer Janet Sheldon on 01299 823278. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pershore Talking News
To receive the newspaper or for more information please contact Nicola Templeton-Ward, 21 Albert Park Rd, Malvern, WR14 1HL Pershore, Worcestershire, Tel; 01684 565082 or email email@example.com Web: pershoretalkingnewspaper.yolasite.com
Worcester Talking News
Bringing local news to visually impaired listeners. To receive the newspaper or magazine the contact address is, The Chairman, Colin Chance House,11 Wyld’s Lane, Worcester, WR5 1DA, or telephone 01905 767 766 Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Evesham Talking Newspaper
If you would like to enquire about the Evesham Talking Newspaper, or If you, or someone you know, would like to receive our recordings, please phone – Fran Webb 01386 870889 or visit –www.eveshamtalkingnewspaper.co.uk
Talking Newspapers in Surrounding Counties
Black Country Talking Newspaper
(Thomas Pocklington Trust) Service News and information in audio format for those who can no longer see to read a newspaper or magazine due to visual impairment. Pocklington Resource Centre, Mary Stevens Centre, 221 Hagley Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands,DY8 2JP Telephone-01384 440 333 Or email email@example.com for talking newspaper enquiries.
Birmingham Talking Newspaper
A registered charity providing a free service of local news, entertainment and information for blind and partially sighted people living in and around Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield. New Listeners Referrals. Lizzy Hunting email firstname.lastname@example.org, Postal address, 25 Raddlebarn Farm Drive, Selly Oak, Birmingham,B29 6UN
Sight Concern Worcestershire
Registered Charity: 1136716
Company number: 07258623
The Bradbury Centre
2 Sansome Walk