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. The talking news consists of local news, culture & events, interviews with people of interest, Beacon news & whereabouts, home & garden tips and much more.
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The Latest issue of the Talking News
Catch up on the latest news and information with our weekly podcast, this week we have. £20 million for ‘futuristic’ A&E revamp the emergency, Interserve looking for a rescue deal, A council will bid for £350,000 of lottery funding which would be used to stop children running away from care. Joy for campaigners as Saltwells homes plan scrapped and much more.
In Culture we have Christmas shopping markets on Dudley street, a Christmas spectacular with special guest Kimberley Walsh a Choral Christmas with Matt Baker and a Christmas carol by Charles Dickens.
In the VI News a Blind woman is developing tech for the good of others, information on a campaign that has been launched to tackle macular Disease. This time our tip of the week will be focusing on how to cope with sight loss.
The flashback of the week is looking at the history of the Beacon Tower situated in sedgley.
This weeks 10 minutes with we are taking another interview from the archives and speaking to two engineers from the BBC.
Then we have beacon news where we are focusing on the impact that beacon has on those who use the services including two testimonies from customers who attend the day centre in Stourbridge.
Better home and garden is going to focus on keeping your house warm during the winter.
The sport report this week has information on local soccer, rugby, cricket, speedway and Curling.
And Finally we have our countdown until Christmas.
Listen up It's the news - 12th December
Vi News and Tip - 12th December
10 Mintues with - BBC Engineers - 12th December
7 - Better home and garden - 12th December
And finally -Christmas countdown - December 5th
Culture and Events - 12th December
Flashback - Beacon tower situated in Sedgley - 12th December
Beacon News - 12th December
Sport Report - 12th December
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