Sheffield Talking News

This is the podcast channel for Sheffield Talking News. Our mission is to provide local news content and other items of interest to blind and visually impaired people in Sheffield. We currently have over 150 clients receiving weekly USB sticks with an interesting balance of news and feature stories, which are read aloud by our team of volunteers. We also produce 8 editions each year of our ’Talk About’ audio magazine and occasional one-off articles in our ’Out and About’ Series. In addition to the USB sticks our content is also available online, by app, via Alexa and on this Podcast channel. More details are on our website

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Out and About - Life Ahead

Tuesday Nov 28, 2023

Tuesday Nov 28, 2023

This edition of ‘Out & About in Sheffield’ features Sarah Bennett and Sandra Brinkley, two inspirational women who have experienced sight-loss and are involved in a project called ‘Life Ahead’ within SRSB’s centre at Mappin Street.

Tuesday Nov 28, 2023

Thisis the November 2023 edition of Talk About Magazine with all things autumn from Halloween to gardening tips, articles of local interest, stories, poems, and a quiz.

Tuesday Nov 28, 2023

This week's edition includes our own big news that STN has been awarded the Kings Award for Voluntary Service, levelling up funding for our region, festivities at Sheffield Museums, Sheffield Christmas Market, other market memories the City of Rivers exhibition and many more.

Saturday Nov 18, 2023

This week's edition includes articles about A huge mural on a London Road building, Chatsworth Christmas festivities, Julia Bradbury, a Normandy Veteran, a former addict opens a rehabilitation centre, a new gallery for Peter McKee, Sir Patrick Stewart and approval for Park hill Flats development.

Tuesday Mar 28, 2023

The final part of our interview with Bill Skipworth, well known at SRSB (Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind).

Tuesday Mar 07, 2023

Part two of an interview with Bill Skipworth - a colourful character well known to people at SRSB

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