Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Keynsham and District Talking Newspaper and Magazine
Description

An entirely free service for people unable to read newsprint. Listeners live in Keynsham, Bristol & Bath and the surrounding villages. The KTN records and dispatch a 60 minute recording in a special yellow wallet to around 100 listeners each week. One 'side' contains local news and the other, the 'magazine side' has items of entertainment, interest and information. Started in 1983, the service is a free weekly audio magazine on memory stick, if you do not have the means to play them, we can supply an easy-to-use box to play them on. New listeners are always welcome.

Memory sticks are delivered to the house via Royal Mail and listeners return the stick in the pouch supplied.

Organisation Type
Registered Charity
Alternative names
KTN Keynsham and District Talking Newspaper
This organisation provides support around
Socialising / Out and About Living, Learning, Working
This organisation provides support for
Visually Impaired
Regions
South Gloucestershire Bristol Bath and North East Somerset North Somerset Somerset
Areas Served (Further Details)
Keynsham, Bristol, Bath, surrounding areas
Is there a cost for these services?
No
Cost information

The service is free and is delivered free via Royal Mail to people unable to read newsprint.

How can people access this service?
Telephone
Business Hours
MondayFrom 09:00To 21:00
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 21:00
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 21:00
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 21:00
FridayFrom 09:00To 21:00
SaturdayFrom 09:00To 21:00
SundayFrom 09:00To 21:00

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Postcode
BS31

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Venue Address Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Mary Burnard
Job title / Position
Listener liaison

Services

Service Descriptions

Services Available to People at Home

Weekly audio service of local news and social interest, posted to your home and returned back to us for the next issue.

Keywords

Weekly news and magazine service on memory stick for people who are unable to read newsprint or are blind or visually impaired

Helpline Details

Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
N/A

Limitations and Associations

Limitations / Restrictions

If recipients are unable to read newsprint, blind or visually impaired then the service is totally free and delivered through the post for free.

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