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Lothiansound Talking Newspaper

PO Box 28130, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH16 9BD
0131 661 2850

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Organisation details

Lothiansound is a registered Scottish charity, founded in 1988 and run entirely by volunteers.

Supplied free of charge - for listeners who are registered blind or partially sighted. Even the postage is free thanks to the Post Office “Articles for the Blind” arrangement.

Lothiansound produces:
- a weekly audio digest of news and events, read mainly from the Edinburgh Evening News. Apart from news items, there is a Scottish quiz and notices. These can vary from holidays for visually impaired people to audio description in local theatres or contact details for useful information.

- a monthly recording of articles from The Scots Magazine
Lothiansound sends CDs and memory sticks to Listeners all over UK and even overseas.

Services offered:

  • Talking newspapers

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This organisation was verified on 4 November 2016