Galloway Talking Newspaper Association For The Blind

Charity registered in Scotland SC022436

The Galloway Talking Newspaper is a charity, run by volunteers, who produce a weekly audio-tape of news from the Wigtownshire Free Press and the Galloway Gazette. A magazine USB of articles and interviews is also sent out regularly.

The media is distributed, free of charge, to those who by reason of visual impairment, or physical handicap, are unable to read these newspapers for themselves. At present approximately 90 news-tapes are sent out every week and returned for re-use.

If you, (or someone you know), is eligible, please get in touch either through your GP, the Eye Clinics, held in Stranraer and Newton Stewart, or through Dumfries & Galloway Social Services, Sensory Services Dept., on 01387 253 927

For further information, phone :- 01776 830 315


Current opportunity

The Galloway Talking Newspaper is a charity, run by volunteers, who produce a weekly audio-tape of news from the Wigtownshire Free Press and the Galloway Gazette. A magazine USB of articles and interviews is also sent out regularly. Additional help is needed on a monthly basis, on a Wednesday for 2 hours. tasks involve editing, resding, recording and administration. All content deals with events in the Stranraer, Machars and Newton Stewart areas. The information is extraced from the Stranraer Free Press and Galloway Gazette. If you have a clear voice you would be ideal as one of our readers; computer skills would be especially welcomed for help with the recording process.