Welcome to the website of Bridgwater Talking News
A free weekly resource for people with sight loss

Local News at the touch of a button for anyone who cannot read Newspapers


If you have difficulty reading pages you can have them read to you by selecting any text you want to read or clicking the play button. 

Recent editions of the news can be found by clicking the “Listen Here” on the menu above.

Recorded every week; Bridgwater Mercury, Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News and the quarterly Somerset Sight Magazine.


– by post on memory stick

– online to any computer, tablet or smartphone (click on menu above)

– via Amazon’s Alexa  (more details here)

– the Talking Newspapers app (more details here)

Sorry but the telephone listening service is no longer available 

Produced and distributed weekly free of charge to the blind and partially sighted in the Bridgwater & and Burnham-on-Sea Areas.

Charity of the year 2019 

Brilliant news – ‘Bridgwater Talking News’ have been shortlisted as a FINALIST in BBC Radio Somerset’s Make a Difference Awards in the ‘Community Group Category’. BBC Radio Somerset is hosting a special awards ceremony at the home of Somerset Cricket, at the County Ground in Taunton on the evening of Friday 16th September 2022 when the overall winner will be announced.


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