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Talking newspapers and books

Talking newspapers and books allow people who are blind, have a visual disability or who find it difficult to hold a book to enjoy newspapers and books in an accessible format. 

South Derbyshire Talking Newspaper

South Derbyshire Talking Newspaper provides a number of weekly, monthly and quarterly titles on tape for free and post free. Cassette players are also available for free for the duration of your subscription.

To subscribe, you must be registered blind or partially sighted. The form is available from Sight Support Derbyshire, West Street Swadlincote or Social Services office, Tollgate, Woodville.

Listening Books

Listening Books provide books on audio to anyone who suffers from an illness or disability and finds it difficult or impossible to hold or read a book. The service works through a postal lending library.


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