Links

Gloucestershire TNs:

Corinium Talking News
- Cheltenham and surroundings - newspaper: The Cotswold Standard

CVTN - Cotswold Vale Talking Newspaper
- Dursley and South Gloucestershire - newspaper: The Dursley Gazette

Forest Talk
- Forest of Dean

Gloucester Talking Newspaper
- Gloucester City - newspaper: The Gloucester Citizen

The Cotswold Listener
- Cheltenham and North Gloucestershire - newspapers: Gloucestershire Echo and Cotswold Journal

Other useful links:

The Talking Newspaper Federation
- provides advice about and for 400 local Talking Newspapers.

Royal National Institute for the Blind
- the leading national charity for people with sight loss.

Action for Blind People
- provides confidential support for visually impaired people.

Infosound
- monthly free audio program for visually impaired people.

Insight Gloucestershire
- the local association for the visually impaired, providing advice, home visits, group meetings and resource centre. Good range of useful links.

Modern-Eyes
- encouraging, supporting and training visually impaired in technology.

Action for Blind People
- provides practical and emotional advice and support across England to people who are blind or partially sighted and their friends and family.

Blind Children UK (formerly National Blind Children’s Society)

Deafblind UK
- campaigns for equality for deaf and blind people and supports independence.

Guide Dogs UK
- provides mobility and freedom to blind and partially sighted people. Also campaigns for the rights, provides eye health guidance and funds research.

The Macular Society
- advice and support for people with macular disease.

RP Fighting Blindness (formerly Retinitis Pigmentosa Society)
- works to stimulate and fund cutting edge research to find a treatment or cure and support for sufferers.

AddVenture in Learning
- residential courses for visually impaired people.

Special mention for:

Stroud Vintage Transport and Engine Club (SVTEC)
- apart from being fascinating to everyone with a touch of interest in our technological past, this Club has been extremely generous and supportive of Five Valley Sounds. Do visit their website but, be warned, you could end up joining them!