If you are:
and you want to keep up to date with the local news in Reading, Berkshire, UK, then you can benefit from our weekly news service. So if you are interested in Reading's news, you can receive Reading's Talking Newspaper as a MP3 format on a USB flash memory drive or, over the internet every week.
The newspaper contains approximately 45 minutes of local news items from the Reading Evening Post & Reading Chronicle plus approximately 45 minutes of features and other articles, each article comes on its own track as on a LP or CD. The service costs nothing to the listener. We supply the USB drives and the postage is also free in the UK.
Provided you full fill one or more of the stated conditions listed above all you need to do is to fill in the
The application form below
Or by the British Wireless for the Blind Sonata internet radio.
Go to BWBF for more details
The talking newspaper USB drives are sent out each Thursday in a plastic wallet by post, and usually arrive with the listener on Friday morning. You then have the weekend to listen to the news. The listeners are then asked to put the USB drives back in the plastic wallet, remove the label & then put it in the post on the following week so they will arrive back in good time ready for wiping clean and re-recording the next week's news. Again, there is no charge to the listener for postage.
All you need for the USB drive is a USB player, such as a boom-box, or you can use your computer. If you don't have a computer or USB drive player we will loan you a USB flash memory player.
To receive this news service and to help us make sure we have your or the person who is to receive the news details are correct please fill in the contact form below.
Only hit the return/enter key when you are ready to send the form.
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Reading's Talking Newspaper for the blind
Charity No. 271880
Telephone The chairman, Bob Bristow, 0118 958 2056