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Supermarket giant supports leading blind charity with life changing donation.

Blind and visually impaired people living in Formby, Merseyside will soon benefit from the generosity of the local community through the Waitrose Community Matters token scheme. By placing a token in the Community Matters box at your local branch you’re helping your community. Since its launch in 2008, the scheme has donated over £30 million…

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Invictus Active Supports BWBF

BWBF is delighted to be listed on the website of Invictus Active who provide lifestyle solutions for people with limited mobility.    Invictus Active have a range of solutions that they hope will make a difference to your lifestyle – they call these ‘lifestyle solutions’. Using these you will be able to keep active and…

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BWBF adds Everyday Ethical to its bespoke streaming service

Ethical blogger Bethany Austin

British Wireless is pleased to announce that we can now offer the fantastic Everyday Ethical podcast via our BWBF streaming service. Created and presented by highly respected ethical lifestyle blogger Bethany Austin. Everyday ethical is a podcast about all the small ways that we can be more sustainable, without the pressure to be perfect. To…

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Future of UK radio to be decided in 2020

Opus DAB+

Which? The consumer association recently published an article that included the government’s plans for a review of the radio industry.  The report will take in to account the full range of ways people listen to the radio, including analogue, DAB and online listening through apps and smart speakers. The outline of the review does not specifically…

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Welcome Souleyman

Soul GB

The running master is an apprentice! We are proud that Paralympic gold medallist and Team BWBF member Souleyman Bah will be appearing on this year’s BBC Apprentice televison programme . 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…

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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!

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

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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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