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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This month is the start of the new format talking news, this week we have got the latest news from the local area in a shorter format than before, then we have local cultural events from around the black country and surrounding areas this week we are looking at the Wolverhampton grand theatre and central library. Next we have the sport desk, nothing has changed here this time we have cricket, soccer, tennis and more. Then in beacon news we have a information on the queens award a charity football match and the whereabouts of the beacon bus.
After this we have our home and garden segment, this week highlighting 10 tips for the green fingered. then we have an interview with Jackie Tromans the Centre manager for beacon stourbridge. and finally we have the final words with Andrew, this week focusing on Her Majesty the Queen.
Listen up it's the news - June 6th
VI News and tips - June 6th
10 minutes with Jackie Tromans
Flash Back - June 6th
Final Words with Andrew - June 6th
Beacon News - June 6th
Cultural Events - June 6th
Football, Cricket, Tennis and more - June 6th
Home & Garden- June 6th
This week we have got the news from the local area, then we have local cultural events from around the black country and surrounding areas this week we have information on comedy at the grand theatre, Behind the scenes tours of the Molineux stadium, an art exhibition at Wolverhampton art gallery and more. Next we have the sport desk with cricket, The world cup, tennis and more. Then in beacon news we have and the whereabouts of Pete Moodie and the beacon bus. In our home and garden segment we have a healthy recipe for you to try and sink your teeth into. We then have 5 minutes with Barbara Stokes, Barbara told us how volunteering has had an positive effect on her. and finally we have the final words with Andrew, this week focusing on the world cup..