Talking News


FATN Talking News provides recordings of news articles taken from local newspapers. There are two sets of weekly recordings under the headings of Farnham & Haslemere Weekly News and Fleet & Alton Weekly News. Fleet & Alton Weekly News serves Fleet, Aldershot, Farnborough, Camberley, Alton, Bordon & districts.
The Monthly Magazine contains stories of interest to all the areas that are covered. The Magazine contains stories chosen from across Waverley, Rushmoor, Hart, Surrey Heath, and East Hampshire.

About FATN Talking News

Do you or anyone you know have problems reading a newspaper because of impaired vision or a physical disability? If so, FATN Talking News can provide free weekly recordings taken from local papers covering: Alton & Bordon; Farnham & Ash; Fleet, Farnborough, Aldershot & Camberley; Haslemere, Hindhead & Liphook; and all their surrounding areas in Waverley, Rushmoor, Hart, Surrey Heath and East Hampshire.

There are various ways to access the news recordings: Recordings can be supplied on memory sticks, which can be listened to on an audio player. USB sticks are posted free of charge. You can also listen to news editions on Smart Speakers, Voice-Activated Assistants, and some Internet Radio devices. Please refer to the Guidance page on the web-site for details. Latest recordings can be listened to online via the FATN Talking News web-site. Recordings are made available online as Podcasts, and are copyrighted.

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User Cost/Charge Information
Listeners can receive FATN Talking Newspapers on USB Memory Stick, which can be played on a simple portable audio player. The USB Memory Sticks are delivered free of charge by the Post Office every week.

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FATN Talking News

01252 719266





FATN Talking News
Block 103–117
Surrey GU9 7AQ

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