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Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind (SRSB) provides opportunity, support, friendship and services to blind and partially sighted people in Sheffield.

The Talking News Federation is an umbrella organisation which offers help and guidance to Local Talking Newspapers and other organisations providing audio services to blind and partially sighted people. 

Talking Newspaper Services is the company which provides the online listening service used by us and other talking newspapers.

The Star, often known as the Sheffield Star, is our local daily newspaper published from Monday to Saturday and kindly allows us to use its stories in our recordings.

The Sheffield Telegraph is our local weekly newspaper and also kindly allows us to use its stories in our recordings.

The Yorkshire Post (a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Leeds, covering the whole of Yorkshire) is our other source of news stories.

Voluntary Action Sheffield (VAS) works to improve the quality of life for all of Sheffield's communities by supporting voluntary and community action in the city.

The Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) aims to make daily life better for people affected by sight loss.

Radio Sheffield is our local BBC station providing 'news, music and great conversation for South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire'.

Age UK is "here for every older person. Online, at the end of the phone, in the local community, to open doors and give everyone a place to turn to".

Sheffield University for the 3rd Age (U3A) is the local branch of the the movement of retired and semi retired people who come together to continue their educational, social, and creative interests in a friendly and informal environment. No qualifications required!

Infosound is a free and impartial information service for vision-impaired people in Great Britain.

The British Wireless for the Blind Fund has been providing specially adapted radios to visually impaired people for more than 80 years. They pride themselves on providing a personal service to each individual who receives a new set.

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