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Welcome Souleyman

Soul GB

We are proud to welcome the amazing Souleyman Bah to team BWBF. Souleyman is a 20 year old, up and coming athlete for the Great Britain Paralympic Team. He specialises in sprinting and his main events include the 100 and 200 meters. He Suffers from a rare eye condition called RP, which renders him visually…

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We are on the air!

We are proud to announce that for a second successive year will have a British Wireless ad on Heart Kent and Smooth Kent radio stations. This follows a successful campaign covering our 90th birthday in 2018. The new ad which focuses on beneficiary testimonies of how British Wireless has helped ease the isolation and loneliness…

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Bumblebee is here!

Bumblebee v2

Bringing all of the amazing content from our exclusive streaming service into one portable smart device. The development of Bumblebee continues and we are constantly updating all aspects of the service to bring the visually impaired community the best in internet audio content. Click here for more information or email info@blind.org.uk

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The other King’s Speech

Whilst going through our archives to celebrate our 90th birthday we found this amazing piece of national history. We are truly honoured to have a presentation box containing the original 78rpm His Masters Voice recording of The First Empire Broadcast Message by His Majesty King George V form Christmas Day 1932. The blue gatefold box…

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Moto Serivces support Medway’s blind community

Simon Parsons & Krzysztof Osajda

The UK’s leader in motorway service areas have shown their support for the local visually impaired community. Moto motorway services that straddles the M2 motorway in Kent has very generously donated over £2000 to British Wireless for the Blind Fund. The donation will allow BWBF to supply ten new Bumblebee tablets to local visually impaired…

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Community really does matter with Waitrose and British Wireless

Waitrose Edinburgh

British Wireless has received a £382 donation thanks to the Community matter scheme. Who knew that a little plastic disc that you receive at the end of your shop could make such a difference in peoples lives. Well that is exactly what will happen when you visit Waitrose, Edinburgh. At the end of your shop…

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British Wireless receive grant form charitable trust

A grant from a Merseyside trust will help British Wireless reach more people. British Wireless has received a £540 donation from the Tillotson Bradbery Charitable Trust. The trust provides services for Children, young people, elderly, other charities or voluntary bodies and people with. Regional Development manager Steven Poole commented: “We can’t thank the Tillotson Bradbery…

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British Wireless team up with Premier League legends West Bromwich Albion

WBA

From September 30th WBA Radio match commentary will be available through our streaming service on both Sonata and Bumblebee devices. The news comes ahead of West Brom’s inaugural Diversity Day at The Hawthorns – with the game against Watford dedicated to celebrating the Club’s equality and inclusiveness. The Baggies are only the second Premier League…

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