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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 13th December 2017 

13 Dec 17

13th December 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads pieces about Do you believe in Angels and Hanged for stealing a sheep, Cliff tells us about Britain’s most beautiful railway stations, Sheila reads about the dramatic return of Christopher …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 13th December 2017 

13 Dec 17

13th December 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads pieces about Do you believe in Angels and Hanged for stealing a sheep, Cliff tells us about Britain’s most beautiful railway stations, Sheila reads about the dramatic return of Christopher …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 6th December 2017 

6 Dec 17

6th December 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads pieces about re-opening George Eliot’s former home and some Christmas traditions from a century ago, Cliff tells us about Santa’s canine helpers, Sheila talks about Piu Eatwell’s book about …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 6th December 2017 

6 Dec 17

6th December 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads pieces about re-opening George Eliot’s former home and some Christmas traditions from a century ago, Cliff tells us about Santa’s canine helpers, Sheila talks about Piu Eatwell’s book about …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 29th November 2017 

2 Dec 17

22nd November 2017 In this week’s show Sue reads about the slogan Keep Calm Carry On, Dave Brian remember Sputnik’s launch 60 years ago, Catalogues is read by Cliff, Iron safety huard information from Infosound and Leo reads extracts from …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 22nd November 2017 

22 Nov 17

22nd November 2017 In this week’s show we have the second part of an article from Infosound about stand magnifiers, Cliff reads an article about the demise of neck ties, Leo reads the final part of a magical true story taken from the Daily Mail, we…


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 15th November 2017 

15 Nov 17

15th November 2017 In this week’s show we have an article from Infosound about stand magnifiers, a story about Grace Jones at 111, Leo reads the second part of a magical true story taken from the Daily Mail, Ana Sampson says that a poem a day keeps…


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Coventry Talking Newspaper : Jump in, Bus Fire, Coventry city deal, Speed Cameras, British Heart Foundation, jobs, BBC Radio 2 in Coventry are more…. 

15 Nov 17

15th November 2017 In this week’s show we have an article from Infosound about stand magnifiers, a story about Grace Jones at 111, Leo reads the second part of a magical true story taken from the Daily Mail, Ana Sampson says that a poem a day keeps…


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 8th November 2017 

9 Nov 17

8th November 2017 In this week’s show, the Small talking alarm clock, part 2 of One day in Corfu.


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In this weeks show : Remembrance Sunday, Corfu, Harry Hill, Talking alarm clocks, Coca Cola, Sisu, Water park, Coventry railway station and more 

9 Nov 17

8th November 2017 In this week’s show, the Small talking alarm clock, part 2 of One day in Corfu.


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 1st November 2017 

1 Nov 17

1st November 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads an article by Martin Newell about the paradise of sight regained, Roy tells us about a day in Corfu, Sue meets Pam Rhodes at Coventry Cathedral, Cliff reads about good hearted people and Dave visits …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 25th October 2017 

25 Oct 17

25th October 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads an article by Enda Mullen who delves into Coventry’s archives to discover if it could have become the capital of England, Sheila has a piece about the launch of Radio 1 50 years ago, Sue meets Pam …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 18th October 2017 

21 Oct 17

18th October 2017 In this week’s show Edwina talks about Diana, Princess of Wales, Peter visits Ryton Pools miniature railway, we hear from Lieutenant Pidgeon at the Monday club and Leo reads a piece by Melvyn Bragg about the Lake District.


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 11th October 2017 

11 Oct 17

11th October 2017 In this week’s show Edwina talks about Diana, Princess of Wales, Peter visits Ryton Pools miniature railway, we hear from Lieutenant Pidgeon at the Monday club and Leo reads a piece by Melvyn Bragg about the Lake District.


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 4th October 2017 

4 Oct 17

27th September 2017 In this week’s show Leo finishes the piece ‘It should never happen to a vicar’,  deafblind communicator Diane interviews Bethany about her inspiring life, we have the final part of ‘The Coventry Readers Service’ and the…


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 27th September 2017 

27 Sep 17

27th September 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads ‘It should never happen to a vicar’, Sue asks ‘Is Marmalade Toast?’, we have the second part of ‘The Coventry Readers Service’ and the third part of ‘The Vice Lieutenant of the West …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 20th September 2017 

20 Sep 17

20th September 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads about Britain’s last witch, Stella reads about the ravens in the Tower, The Vice Lieutenant of the West Midlands continues his talks to the Monday Club, Linda talks about the Coventry Readers …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 13th September 2017 

13 Sep 17

13th September 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads about Britain’s last witch, It’s a Prayer Cop, the world’s oldest police force is read by Sue, The Vice Lieutenant of the West Midlands talks to the Monday Club, we have another read by Leo, …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for the 6th September 2017 

9 Sep 17

6th September 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads the final part from ‘SAS: Rogue Heroes’, Sue reads about the Swimming Suffragettes, Alan tells us all about one of the greatest sporting achievements ever, to have a new puppy or not is read by …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 30th August 2017 

30 Aug 17

30th August 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads an extract from ‘SAS: Rogue Heroes’, Sue reads about the Swimming Suffragettes, Alan tells us all about the Power of Porridge, Stella reads an extract from Catherine Cookson’s memoir and Dave …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 23rd August 2017 

23 Aug 17

23rd August 2017 In this week’s show Edwina concludes her report on the visit to Baddesley Clinton, Sue reads about Britain’s oldest volunteer, Sinead has a piece about the image of the Queen on our postage stamps and Dave reports from the …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 16th August 2017 

16 Aug 17

16th August 2017 In this week’s show we have Wish you were here a nostalgic view of the  predigital age read by Alan, Edwina reports on a Resource Centre outing to Baddesley Clinton, Leo reads an article which re examines the legendary Dunkirk …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 9th August 2017 

11 Aug 17

9th August 2017 In this week’s show we have a Library update for August read by Sinead , Leo tells us some train trivia, Alan reads a piece about the father of weather forecasting,St Swithin and Dave attended the service of dedication for the …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 2nd August 2017 

2 Aug 17

2nd August 2017 In this week’s show Sue remembers the swinging 60s, Leo concludes the extract from Dr James Barry, Cliff reads a piece about the love of animals, Sheila tells us about the history of the burger and Dave attended the service of …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 26th July 2017 

29 Jul 17

26th July 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads about Coventry Castle, Sue wonders if we’ve lost patience with queueing, Sinead reflects on 80 years of 999, Cliff reads a piece by Martin Townsend about an English seaside holiday and Dave reports …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 19th July 2017 

19 Jul 17

19th July 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads about Coventry Castle, Sue wonders if we’ve lost patience with queueing, Sinead reflects on 80 years of 999, Cliff reads a piece by Martin Townsend about an English seaside holiday and Dave reports …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 12th July 2017 

12 Jul 17

12th July 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads the second part of the article about the Dionne Quins,Edwina talks about the 200th anniversary of Jane Austin, Cliff reads that time will prove the best healer,Sheila reads Yes 1957 was the happiest year…


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 5th July 2017 

8 Jul 17

5th July 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads about Bamber’s Latest Challenge and also tells us about Britains first serial killer, Roy writes about the Matriarch, Cliff has a short piece about the three bears, Sinead tells us about four new audio …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 28th June 2017 

28 Jun 17

28th June 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads about Bamber’s Latest Challenge and also tells us about Britains first serial killer, Roy writes about the Matriarch, Cliff has a short piece about the three bears, Sinead tells us about four new audio…


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 21st June 2017 

21 Jun 17

21st June 2017 In this week’s show Leo concludes the article about Elizabeth Montagu and has a short story about two brohers, Billy Bell recalls the day Coventry City won the FA Cup, Cliff has a piece about the NHS, Alan reads about the joy of …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 14th June 2017 

16 Jun 17

14th June 2017 In this week’s show… All this plus the usual mix of News, What’s On, Sport and Postbag.


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 7th June 2017 

7 Jun 17

7th June 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads an article about Sir Frank Whittle and also a personal account of the battle against the Luftwaffe, Alan tells us about the mishaps at the Coronation of George V1, Sue reads about a son who completes his …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 31st May 2017 

31 May 17

31st May 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads an article about Sir Frank Whittle, Alan celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Famous Five books, Sheila tells us about the joys of silence, Cliff wants to know if you’re sporty or singy and Dave and …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 24th May 2017 

26 May 17

24th May 2017 In this week’s show we hear from the Posh Cha Lady, Cliff reads about the value of books, Alan reads For then, for now, Dave has part 3 of the Blind veterans UK report and Sheila reads an article titled “Tycoon smitten by tea”.


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 17th May 2017 

17 May 17

17th May 2017 In this week’s show we hear from the Posh Cha Lady, Cliff wonders where all of the time has gone, Sheila has an article about being 80, Sue tells us about Pyrex and Dave and Shelagh visit Blind Veterans UK in Llandudno.


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 10th May 2017 

11 May 17

10th May 2017 In this week’s show Edwina talks about Regency clothes, Cliff reads an article about the demise of village halls, Sheila has an article about being 80, Stella has a dictionary corner and Dave and Shelagh visit Blind Veterans UK in …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 5th May 2017 

5 May 17

3rd May 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads an article about a 105 year old Doctor… All this plus the usual mix of News, What’s On, Sport and Postbag.


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 26th April 2017 

26 Apr 17

26th April 2017 In this week’s show Leo reads an article about a 105 year old Doctor, Cliff reads about a lifesaving dog, Edwina tells us about the Regency Clothes at the Herbert and Dave reports on the Resource Centre Promises Auction .


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 12th April 2017 

14 Apr 17

12th April 2017 In this week’s show Alan reads another part of “All in a Day’s Work”, Sue continues her tour of the Face to Face at the Herbert, Dave repeats his report on flying and Cliff concludes with an Easter message.


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 5th April 2017 

5 Apr 17

5th April 2017 In this week’s show Alan reads another part of “All in a Day’s Work”,   Leo tells us about the ‘Forgotten Blitz’, Sue continues her tour of the Face to Face at the Herbert and tells us all that we need to know about Easter…


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 29th March 2017 

29 Mar 17

15th March 2017 In this week’s show Alan reads another part of “All in a Day’s Work”,  Sheila tells us how spacemen are saving lives, Leo has some memories of the early 1940s, Sue continues her tour of the latest exhibition at the Belgrade …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 22nd March 2017 

25 Mar 17

22nd March 2017 In this week’s show Alan reads another part of “All in a Day’s Work”,  Cliff reads about Mother Sunday, Leo reads part 2 about about the Real Godfather and Dave is at the resource centre with sky blue veterans.


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 15th March 2017 

16 Mar 17

15th March 2017 In this week’s show Alan reads another part of “All in a Day’s Work”,  Sheila tells us about the man who fed wartime Britain, Leo reads about about the Real Godfather and Dave finds out about the Sonata Plus Internet Radio.


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 8th March 2017 

8 Mar 17

8th March 2017 In this week’s show Alan reads another part of “All in a Day’s Work”,  Pru Poretta talks to the Monday Club about Lady Godiva’s monk, Sue reads an extract from a book about Douglas Fairbanks and Dave and Graham report from …


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the blind & partially sighted for 1st March 2017 

4 Mar 17

1st March 2017 In this week’s show Alan reads the second  part of ‘All in a days work’,  Leo reads part 2 about the man who broke the bank at Monte Carlo, Sue continues her interview with musician Matthew Horsepool, Dave visits Vic Minette…


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the blind & partially sighted for 22nd February 2017 

22 Feb 17

22nd February 2017 In this week’s show Alan reads the first part of ‘All in a days work’,  Leo reads about the man who broke the bank at Monte Carlo, Sue continues her interview with musician Matthew Horsepool, Sheila reads a piece about ‘…


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 15th February 2017 

16 Feb 17

15th February 2017 In this week’s show Alan reads the final part of the epilogue to Hurdy Gurdy days,  Leo has  piece about stem cell research, Sue interviews musician Matthew Horsepool, Sheila reads a piece about the last Darjeeling tea auction…


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 8th February 2017 

10 Feb 17

01 February 2017 In this week’s show Alan reads part two of the epilogue of Hurdy Gurdy Days, Sue reads part 2 of Hollywood’s 100 girl and Dave has a great night at the RP Night.


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 1st February 2017 

1 Feb 17

01 February 2017 In this week’s show Alan reads part one of the epilogue of Hurdy Gurdy Days, Sheila reads about ‘Little Boy Lost’, Leo reads about ‘Brave Betsy’ the heroine on your five pound note,  we have the story of Olivia De Haviland…


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Coventry Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially Sighted for 25th January 2017 

25 Jan 17

25th January 2017 In this week’s show Alan reads the final part of “A Day in the Gulag”, Dr Fred Reid concludes his talk to the Monday Club, Sheila tells us about a 100 year old skydiver,  and Dave reports on a visit to the Road Transport …