Talking Newspaper reader

Talking Newspaper reader

Tynedale Talking Newspaper

Key information

Places available



TTN @ the TORCH Centre, Corbridge Rd, Hexham


Approx 2.5 hours every 2 months, Thursday pms starting at 4.00pm.







Role description

This role is a Talking Newspaper reader, 2 to 3 hours, every 2 months, on Thursdays starting at 4.00pm, joining a reading team (the TTN has 8 teams), playing a part in recording the week's Courant articles, then duplicating on memory sticks (ready for Freepost to blind and partially sighted people across Tynedale) PLUS an annual activity organising the TTN's annual flag day in Hexham, with much help from other TTN supporters, in the 6 weeks running up to a (usually May) flag day date.

Desired Qualities

Clear and confident reading voice - local accent optional - and sociable team member.

How your time will help our organisation

Reading/recording to help blind or partially sighted people to stay in touch with community news.

Practical Considerations

Travel to the TORCH Centre, next to the new Hexham bus station.