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RNIB Connect
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RNIB Connect Radio is the UK radio station for blind and partially sighted people to find out what is happening in the community. You can also contribute and share your stories by emailing radio@rnib.org.uk (mailto:radio@rnib.org.uk). Get involved and join the conversation.
 
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RNIB Conversations
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RNIB Connect Radio is the UK radio station sharing stories of people living with sight loss. Listen to blind and partially sighted people talk about a wide range of topics of relevance to them and join the conversation yourself by emailing radio@rnib.org.uk
 
A weekly show all about audiobooks recorded at the RNIB Talking Book studios.We talk to your favourite authors and narrators, along with reviews and news about new audiobooks.Presented by Red Szell in Camden and produced by Robert Kirkwood in Glasgow, you'll find a new episode here every Friday at 1pm plus bonus content such as longer uncut interviews and episodes of our occasional extra show, The Book Group.Talking Books is a free service from RNIB giving access to over 30,000 fiction and n ...
 
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RNIB Tech Talk
Weekly
 
Tech Talk is a podcast and radio show for blind and partially sighted people who are interested in accessible technology. Find out about the latest products from specialist equipment to off the shelf solutions. Get involved or join the conversation by emailing techtalk@rnib.org.uk
 
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RNIB Tech Talk
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Tech Talk is a podcast and radio show for blind and partially sighted people who are interested in accessible technology. Find out about the latest products from specialist equipment to off the shelf solutions. Get involved or join the conversation by emailing techtalk@rnib.org.uk
 
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RNIB TV Guide
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If you want to find out what's on TV and what is audio described, check out our daily TV Guide podcast from RNIB Connect Radio.
 
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RNIB Sport
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Daily Lunch
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The Daily Lunch was RNIB Connect Radio's show looking at the UK's most popular magazines.
 
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Morning Mix
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The best bits of the Morning Mix, a radio show focusing on the lives of blind and partially sighted people.
 
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The Wirral Society of the Blind and Partially Sighted (WSBPS) is celebrating its 30th Anniversary and earlier this year Sue Hadley took a leap of faith in support of the charity. She dived 14,000 feet out of a plane in a thrill-filled skydive to help raise important funds for a good cause. Sue spoke about the experience with RNIB Connect Radio’ ...…
 
Kingsmen Close Harmony Chorus is a four-part close-harmony Barbershop chorus that’s been singing and appearing at events across the South Hams for over 25 years. This year The Kingsmen named RNIB their charity of the year and to help raise funds for the (RNIB) Transcription Centre in Ivybridge they held a concert at Ivybridge Methodist Church e ...…
 
Each month, RNIB Connect Radio’s Allan Russell will talk with Dominic Milne from RNIB’s Legal Rights Service. They will look at how the team can help, and support, blind and partially sighted people with a host of issues, from access refusals to community care problems and even making sure you get the welfare payments your entitled to. This mon ...…
 
When RNIB volunteer Tom Chalmers got the call to attend an award ceremony at the Scottish Parliament, he had no idea that his name would be drawn from the golden envelope. Tom, who has turned his life around thanks to his participation in a drumming group, was recognised for his work to tackle his own mental health issues and encourage others t ...…
 
Finalists for the RNIB See Differently Awards 2019 have been announced! The awards will recognise exceptional individuals and teams for their excellent work in supporting people with sight loss across the UK. We spoke with RNIB’s Senior Brand Manager, Lorna Forbes about the exciting announcement, the judging panel and the upcoming award ceremon ...…
 
When ex-paramedic Andrew Westley lost his sight it put his whole life into question. But now, thanks to the support of charity RNIB, Andy is back on his feet and helping others through sight loss. Speaking with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley, Andy shares his story and his hopes for picking up blind driving. If you need support you can get in ...…
 
Hold on a second... An Amazon Fire TV Review? A chat about Plextalk? An Ask Tech Talk which we actually throw to you, the listener? Teleportation? Emails to the show? ...what IS all this goodness? Why yes, of course! It's another Tech Talk with Steven Scott and Robin Christopherson (and Producer Andy). What else could it have been?! What? You'd ...…
 
Hold on a second... An Amazon Fire TV Review? A chat about Plextalk? An Ask Tech Talk which we actually throw to you, the listener? Teleportation? Emails to the show? ...what IS all this goodness? Why yes, of course! It's another Tech Talk with Steven Scott and Robin Christopherson (and Producer Andy). What else could it have been?! What? You'd ...…
 
RNIB saw its target smashed for the 2019 London Marathon fundraising goal, so RNIB Connect Radio’s Basil Oxtoby found out more about the event, and how you can get involved in 2020. #RNIBConnectBy RNIB Connect Radio.
 
Trust Rugby International is a Scottish Registered Charity with a mission to bring individuals, communities and cultures together through rugby. The charity is currently on the lookout for visually impaired and blind people interested in giving rugby a go in a game where players with a disability train and play in the same team as non-disabled ...…
 
Each month RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell talks with Anne Hornsby, from MindsEye Arts, to look at some of the latest touring theatre productions, and arts events, that include audio description for blind and partially sighted patrons. This month, there's a musical extravaganza from We Will Rock You and some panto, including one for the big ...…
 
A new app could help blind and partially sighted people get from point A to point B without the unnecessary stress. We spoke with James Grice, University of Kent student who’s been developing Stay On Route, an app created with the blind and VI traveller in mind. James spoke with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley. For more information about the ...…
 
In our second Booker Prize special, Elif Shafak discusses her sensual novel ’10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World’. (Starts at 1.52) Chigoze Obioma reveals the real-life tragedy that inspired his novel ‘An Orchestra of Minorities’. (19.43) Margaret Atwood unveils her sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’. (30.14) And we return to Elif Shafak f ...…
 
Honor have recently launched a new app for use within the visually impaired community. RNIB Connect Radio's Basil Oxtoby found out more. #HONOR20Series #CaptureVisionBy RNIB Connect Radio.
 
Nigel Limb lost his sight suddenly and painfully in a motorbike accident four years ago. The crash left Nigel in a coma and when he awoke, he realised life as he knew it was over. Speaking with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley, Nigel opens up about the difficulties of rehabilitation and learning to cope with his limited vision. You can find Ni ...…
 
In 2020, the Bank Of England will introduce, into circulation, it's new twenty pounds note which will feature a picture of the artist, JMW Turner.The new note will also have features that will help blind and partially sighted people identify it more easily, as with the current 10 pounds note.RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to Cathy Run ...…
 
It has long been the case that, if you are blind or partially sighted, assistive technology has been something that can be extremely expensive.Braille display technology can run into several thousands of pounds and stop many people being able to access the writing system via things like laptops, PCs or Smart devices.The Orbit Reader, from RNIB, ...…
 
This week on Tech Talk: News from RNIB's Alison Long about changes to RNIB Newsagent, the team discuss the the latest Microsoft event, and also tackling Outlook from an accessibility viewpoint. Huge thanks for all emails you've sent in; we will definitely be tackling more in next week's episode! As always, you can join the conversation by email ...…
 
This week on Tech Talk: News from RNIB's Alison Long about changes to RNIB Newsagent, the team discuss the the latest Microsoft event, and also tackling Outlook from an accessibility viewpoint. Huge thanks for all emails you've sent in; we will definitely be tackling more in next week's episode! As always, you can join the conversation by email ...…
 
RNIB Scotland, along with other disability charities, have written to local councils, highlighting their concerns in the growing gap in educational attainment, for blind and partially sighted pupils.They are asking for more funds to be made available to provide, specialist, support in the classroom for blind and partially sighted children withi ...…
 
In a packed show Red Szell and Robert Kirkwood report from the Wigtown Book Festival with ... Former Home Secretary Alan Johnson on his book, 'In My Life: A Musical Memoir' (Starts at 1.34) Kerry Hudson on Lowborn (Down the Chipper) (7.00) Shaun Bythell has some 'Confessions of a Bookseller' (13.41) Sarah Jane Douglas treats illness and grief a ...…
 
On this week's AVOA, a reflection of the Garrick Theatre and audio described performance and touch tour of Bitter Wheat that took place in August 2019. AVOA is written, presented and produced by Tim Calvert of Calvert Creative Concepts for RNIB Connect Radio and The Audio Description Association. For more information or to get involved email av ...…
 
New film ‘7 Days’ tells the story of Blind Dave Heeley's extraordinary battle to take on one of world’s toughest marathons, the “Sevens” (seven marathons on seven continents in seven days). We caught up with Dave to find out how the film is doing and what he thinks of having his story told on the big screen. Dave spoke with RNIB Connect Radio’s ...…
 
Nigel Limb lost his sight in a tragic speedway accident but he didn’t let that stop him from striving for more in life. Speaking with RNIB Connect Radio Nigel chats being back on his bike, Guy Martin and Wall of Death, and becoming an ambassador for the Wilberforce Trust Charity. You can find Nigel on Facebook: ‘Blindbloke Racing’ and on YouTub ...…
 
Holly Tuke is a blogger who through her blog ‘Life Of A Blind Girl’ raises awareness of living with sight loss. RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley caught up with Holly to find out why she decided to start a blog and how it changed her life. You can follow Holly’s blog here: https://lifeofablindgirl.com/ (Photo shows Holly wearing a black & white ...…
 
On this week’s Tech Talk we delve into the world of Amazon and all of its new products they announced on the 25th of September. Joining Steven Scott for the discussion is Robin Christopherson from AbilityNet and David Woodbridge from Vision Australia, to dissect the 15 new products the company announced. To ask a question to either Steven or Ro ...…
 
On this week’s Tech Talk we delve into the world of Amazon and all of its new products they announced on the 25th of September. Joining Steven Scott for the discussion is Robin Christopherson from AbilityNet and David Woodbridge from Vision Australia, to dissect the 15 new products the company announced. To ask a question to either Steven or Ro ...…
 
Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) is a national charity which just celebrated their 100th year anniversary. Through their work in supporting the Armed Forces, people with disabilities and people who are unemployed, they aim to improve lives every day by inspiring those they help and supporting them to find work and lead independent lives. ...…
 
RNIB Employment Service Manager Andy Swann continues our monthly look at the work of RNIB’s employment service and gives an overview of their work and current projects.By RNIB Connect Radio.
 
Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) was established in 1919 as Industrial Settlements Inc to offer crucial accommodation to troops returning from the First World War. Celebrating their centenary this year, RBLI provide care, support and employment to Armed Forces veterans, disabled people and others with barriers to work. Speaking with RNIB ...…
 
We’re checking out some of the titles short-listed for this year’s Booker Prize. Bernardine Evaristo reflects on the vibrant lives of 12 black, British women in her novel ‘Girl Woman Other’ (Starts at 1.00) Joanna MacGregor tells us about the tsunami of books she had to read as a Booker judge. (26.39) Lucy Ellmann takes us into the strange worl ...…
 
Each month RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell speaks with Costa Asprou from the Royal National Institute for Blind people (RNIB) to discuss some of their latest projects and to encourage more visually impaired people to get involved in campaigning.This month they discuss new laws on accessible websites, Helen needs your help to improve eye care ...…
 
Taking Flight Theatre Company wants to challenge perceptions of disability and disabled people and to place disabled, D/deaf & sensory impaired performers centre stage. The company strives to push the boundaries when it comes to access, seeking new and exciting ways to make their work accessible to as wide an audience as possible. Their current ...…
 
On this week's A View On Access, Tim reflects on the audio described performance and touch tour of Oklahoma!, which took place at the Chichester Festival on Saturday, August the 17th 2019. The Chichester festival theatre and Minerva theatre are both lovely venues that not only set the standard for making theatre inclusive and equal for all but ...…
 
September 23rd to 29th 2019 is National Eye Health Week, an annual event to focus on sight loss and how to look after our eyes.As part of this annual event, RNIB Scotland has come up with an innovative way of showing us just what we could miss out on if we don't follow some simple steps to look after our sight.RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell ...…
 
The Camino de Santiago is a network of pilgrims' ways or pilgrimages leading to the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. John Honeyman is an avid traveller of the trail and also happens to be registered blind. Speaking with RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley, John recalls his latest pilgrimage and offers some tips for those considering ...…
 
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