Easily return your recording to us each week by post in the pre paid envelope provided
We cover an area that encompasses Exmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Lympstone, Littleham, Exton, Topsham, Otterton, Yettington, Woodbury, Colaton Raleigh and Woodbury Salterton.
Enjoy listening to local news from the Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton Journals, and the Exeter Express & Echo
Entertaining weekly digital recordings and quarterly magazines delivered directly to your door by post on a memory stick
About Exmouth & District Talking Newspaper
About our charity:
Exmouth & District Talking Newspaper is a charity based in Devon, UK. We produce weekly recordings and quarterly magazines of local news which are sent to blind and partially sighted listeners in the East Devon area. The articles are read from local newspapers and distributed by post on USB memory sticks. If you would like to help with volunteering, fundraising or give a donation to Exmouth Talking Newspaper, use the contact form below or ring our Secretary Gill Laws on (01395) 266968.
People at Exmouth & District Talking Newspaper:
Bob Donald - Chairman
Gill Laws - Secretary
Colin Gregory - Treasurer
Salena Hutton - Admin Officer
John Hargraves - Deputy Chairman
Colin Gregory - Data Protection Officer
About 60 volunteers work in teams to edit , record, read, copy and distribute the talking newspaper. Some have administration duties during the week. Usually help once every 6 weeks.
Every week of the year local news and information is sent to our listeners. Recording is either done on a Saturday or Sunday.
Around 60 minutes of articles are recorded for each publication.
On average the Exmouth Talking Newspaper costs about £100 a week to run. All money raised or donated goes directly into the service we offer.
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A “well-being Course”for the over 50’s at Rolle Medical Practice. The course starts on 3rd October 2018 and runs for 7 weeks. Contact Elaine Squires on 0800 3047034 for more details and to sign up.
There will be an Older Persons Information Day on Friday 28th September 2018 at Budleigh Public Hall.
There will be a Volunteer’s Manager’s Forum at Ottery St Mary on 27th September 2018.
Don Leech , our President, died on August 4th after a long illness bravely borne. Don was instrumental in setting up the Talking Newspaper in the early 1980’s when he was a Lecturer at Rolle College. A full tribute of Don’s life can be found on the Exmouth Journal Website. His funeral will be at Read more about Don Leech[…]
Exmouth & District Talking Newspaper would like to sincerely apologise to all of our listeners who will be expecting to receive a recording via the post on Monday 5th March 2018. Due to the extreme weather and snow we will not be recording this weeks’ edition this weekend.
Exmouth & District Talking Newspaper news is now available as an RSS feed. Point your RSS reader to this feed: http://www.exmouthtalkingnewspaper.org/feed
The annual Exmouth & District Talking Newspaper Birthday Party will be held at The Imperial Hotel on Saturday September 30th 2017 at 3pm. All Listeners and Volunteers are invited. Please let Gill Laws (secretary) know if you wish to attend. Transport can be arranged on request.
4 Volunteers Needed Exmouth & District Talking Newspaper is in need of 4 new volunteers. We are looking for two Registrars, one Editor and one Reader. Registrar. The registrars work on Thursday afternoons for about 2 hours, just once every 6 weeks. They receive and prepare the wallets ready for the weekend recordings. Editor. Read more about 4 Volunteers Needed[…]
Our late summer magazine is now available for you to listen to. Find it here. We hope you enjoy it!
Exmouth Talking Newspaper suddenly finds it needs 3 new Volunteers. We are looking for 1.A Dispatcher. Works with the Copier to put the memory sticks in the prepared wallets and then takes them to the Post Office for posting. Commitment is 1 hour on a Saturday or Sunday once every 6 weeks. 2.A Registrar. The Read more about 3 Volunteers Needed[…]