Black Country Talking News

The Talking News is a free service which is sent out each week to almost 200 people living with sight loss to help them keep in touch with their community. We also produce a monthly magazine, also sent out to almost 200 people, where we interview local people of interest.
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Catch up on what’s been happening around the region.
Our weekly sports report has got details of two good wins for the glassboys in the last few days as well as updates from the six nations, rugby league, archery, athletics and a preview of the upcoming F1 season.
In news we’ve got stories on the impact of Storm Doris on the region, an update on the future of hospital services in the region and changes to bin collections in part of the region which will see them picked up fortnightly.
In our what’s on section if you want to know what you should eat if you want to maintain healthy eyes, take a listen to our latest sight loss life hack to find out.

Take a listen to the March magazine.
From apples to poetry there are all sorts of items well worth a listen this month.

Did you know there were more than 3,000 varieties of apples?

Do you enjoy Easter? Find out more about why it's more than just chocoloate

Fancy getting into the kitchen? Take a listen to our latest recipe round up

The Brierley Hill project supports people in crisis - find out about the amazing work it does.

Want to know what’s going on in the region? Take a listen to our sports round up, news and what’s on and sight loss life hack.

In our sports round-up we’ve got updates on all the local football teams, success for team GB in the athletics and a preview of the six nations rugby.

Want to know what’s going on around the region? Take a listen to our weekly sports, news and what’s on round up which also has a sight loss life hack.
This week we’ve got stories on why a leading writer wants young girls not to read books by men and the latest goings on from the region’s rugby and football teams.

Our March 22nd edition of the talking news has got plenty to keep you entertained.
Our sports report has got updates on the local football teams and a preview of the Formula One season which gets underway this weekend. We’re also looking ahead to the start of the new speedway season.
Our weekly news round-up this week has got stories on the MP who was seriously ill with sepsis, a tourism boost for the West Midlands and a round up from the courts.
If you fancy getting out and about take a listen to our what’s on section that has got a roundup of what’s happening in the region and we’ve got news on how you could get into work if you are living with sight loss.

Find out what’s happening around the region in the latest edition of the talking news.
In our sports section this week you can find out how teams across the West Midlands are getting on as well as a preview of the annual boat race taking place this weekend.
You can also get news from across the Black Country and Staffordshire and learn everything you need to know about the new £1 coin if you are living with sight loss.