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Listening to Talking Newspapers with an App

Accessing quality recordings from your local Talking News is easy. Once you have registered, you will receive the free recordings on a memory stick and your local Talking News may be able to loan you a player for the memory stick. You will also be able to stream recordings via the internet using a mobile phone or tablet with a Wi-Fi connection or via Alexa or Google Smart Speakers.

TNF and British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) have joined forces to bring together local Talking Newspapers from across the UK. Follow this link for further information.


Get It On Google Play
Get It On Google Play


Download on the Apple App Store
Download on the Apple App Store

If you do not want to listen to a particular article, simply fast forward to the next or rewind to listen again.

You can stop your free subscription at any time by contacting your local Talking Newspaper.

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Terms and Conditions

This application may only be used by individuals who can confirm they are prevented from reading print either due to a sight problem, dyslexia or another disability. Users are required to agree that they will not copy, transfer, distribute, lease, license or publicly perform in any way using material from a Talking Newspaper/Magazine recording. All material contained on a recording is for the sole use of those who are unable to read normal print.

Listeners using the app will be asked to give the reason they are using the application, being sight loss, dyslexia or another disability. For people who are eligible, the use of the app is completely free and can be downloaded onto as many devices as needed.

Talking Newspaper Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how BWBF may collect, use, process and safeguard information obtained through the BWBF Talking News Application, here on in known as the Service. Full details of this Service can be found at

You will also be able to find out about your rights and choices with respect to your personal information and how you can contact BWBF if you have any questions or concerns.


TNF or BWBF are not responsible for the content of any live or recorded material broadcast via the Talking Newspaper mobile application.  TNF and BWBF  have no control over the time period when the individual publications are updated. This is because neither charity produces the the local talking Newspaper or maintains/updates them.

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