The Talking Newspaper Coventry. A service for the blind and visually impaired.

This is the website for the talking newspaper for Coventry. We provide free audio content for the blind and visually impaired in Coventry and Warwickshire. Featuring news from local papers, information, council updates, what's on and local sport. To obtain a copy of our weekly audio program on audio cassette or memory stick, click on the contact us option at the top of this page. Our audio is also available from itunes, smart phone apps and from this web site.

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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the blind and partially sighted

26th August 2015

In this weeks show Leo reads a article about a remarkable Indian Prince, Hugh reads an extract from The Weather Experiment written by Peter Moore,  Sue reads part 2 of “Henry’s House of Fun” and Dave visits the newly restored Hales Grammar School.  All this plus the usual mix of news, sport, what’s on, outlook for living, outlook on life and postbag.

Show presenters: Pauline and Shelia

Show Editor : Nigel

Studio Technician : Nick

 

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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the blind and partially sighted

19th August 2015 In this weeks show Leo reads an article,written by Lord Ashcroft,which asks was this WW1’s Greatest Soldier?,Sue reads part one of Henry’s House of Fun,Cliff has a selection of funny stories, Leo reads a piece about a new Bionic Eye and Dave & Graham go on a drive through Woburn Safari Park. […]

Coventry Talking Newspaper-12th August 2015

In this weeks show Leo reads a tribute by Valerie Singleton to John Noakes, an article about laser eye surgery and an article revealing the connection between Shakespeare and Barnum. The story of Britain’s first childrens’ home is read by Dorothy, Sue concludes the extract from The audacious crimes of Colonel Blood and Elaine has […]

Coventry Talking Newspaper-5th August 2015

In this weeks show Sue reads an extract from The audacious crimes of Colonel Blood, Hugh reads about The man who invented our Summer Holidays, The secret to your dog’s happiness is read by Dorothy, Dave reports on Stuart Kettell’s Pogo Pop Challenge and Leo has an outlook on life.  All this plus plus the usual mix of news, sport, […]

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Weather for Coventry

Overcast
Sunday 08/3020%
Overcast
Overcast. High 67F. Winds light and variable.
Chance of Rain
Monday 08/3180%
Chance of Rain
Steady light rain in the morning. Showers continuing in the afternoon. High 62F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 09/0120%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 63F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear
Wednesday 09/0220%
Clear
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 63F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday 09/0320%
Mostly Cloudy
A mix of clouds and sun in the morning followed by cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 59F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 09/0420%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 61F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.

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Listening to Coventry talking newspaper for the blind and visually impaired on USB memory stick players

The USB stick player system has been used by many talking newspapers and audio distributors. The ability to re-use the media, very high speed duplicating and cheap costs has established it now as the leading media for audio distribution. Subsequently the number of USB memory stick player has surged in the last few years especially in the under £15 price tag. Memory stick players give listeners the ability to simply insert a standard USB stick and press the play button. Any mp3 files contained on … More