Wales Council of the Blind

West Shropshire Talking Newspaper

Category: Third/voluntary Sector

Last Updated: 12th of December 2023

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West Shropshire Talking Newspaper

The West Shropshire Talking Newspaper (WSTN) publishes a weekly memory stick every Friday containing a lively digest of news readings, forthcoming events, features, interviews and information. This is based on newspapers published in Whitchurch, Wem, Ellesmere, Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Church Stretton, Ludlow and Bishops Castle. Titles include the Shropshire Star, Shrewsbury Chronicle, North Shropshire Chronicle, Whitchurch Herald, Oswestry & Border Counties Advertiser, South Shropshire Journal and Ludlow Advertiser. A bi-monthly magazine comprises readings from the inkprint Shropshire Magazine. The service is free for anyone who qualifies to use the Articles for the Blind free post service and an application form can be downloaded from our website. Memory sticks can be played on personal computers, some digital radios and on dedicated players which can be issued on free loan within our area. Publications: Ludlow Journal; North Shropshire Chronicle; Oswestry & Borders Advertiser; Shrewsbury Chronicle; Shropshire Star. All monthly.