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Saying Goodbye to Sonata

By Steven Poole | 9th May 2022

We launched the Sonata Internet Audio Service over 13 years ago. Our commitment to the Sonata service and to its listeners has seen it go from strength to strength. However, we have now reached a point where the technology is no longer sustainable. Therefore, we are sad to announce that the Sonata service will cease…

Statement from British Wireless for the Blind Fund

By Steven Poole | 2nd March 2022

“BWBF deplores the actions of the Russian Government and its subordinate supporter Belarus against the people and territories of Ukraine, and their oppressive political control of other bordering states and districts.  For the time being BWBF will continue to keep Russian speaking radio stations on its list for the benefit of that minority of listeners…

BWBF working with Calibre Audio

By Milton | 10th January 2022

British Wireless for the Blind Fund are delighted to continue working with and supporting Calibre Audio. We can supply the audio equipment that our beneficiaries need, we provide the apparatus on a free loan to those who are unable to afford specially adapted audio equipment. The recipient must meet the following criteria: resident in the…

British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) are delighted to confirm that we have won funding from Jack’s Supports with an initial donation of £750.

By Milton | 15th December 2021

Jack’s is a new brand and format, part of the Tesco family, inspired by Tesco’s heritage and 100 years of delivering great value to Britain’s shoppers. British Wireless for the Blind Fund Launched in 1928, we provide the equipment on a free loan to those who are unable to afford specially adapted audio equipment. We…

Adrian’s Story

By Milton | 3rd December 2021

“It has opened my life to music having the products you have supplied me with.” Music is one of the most important things in Adrian’s life. And, with a little bit of help from British Wireless for the Blind Fund, he can now take it with him everywhere he goes. Having been supported by British…

Two new ways to access your local Talking Newspaper

By Milton | 11th November 2021

British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) and The Talking News Federation (TNF) have joined forces to make it even easier for blind and partially sighted people to listen to their local Talking Newspapers. BWBF and TNF have launched a new mobile application, and a new skill for the Amazon Echo, so users can access…

Christmas Tree Festival

By Milton | 26th October 2021

We have already started planning for Christmas….. To commence the celebrations for the 900th anniversary of St Peter’s a Christmas Tree Festival will be held from the 7th to 11th of December. 25 trees decorated by many local and national charities will be displayed in the church at, St Peter’s Church, Buckland Rd, Maidstone, ME16…

British Wireless for the Blind Fund win funding to help beneficiaries in North West England.

By Milton | 18th October 2021

British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) has confirmed it has won a grant award for its Lifeline to the World – North West England project. This has been made possible by the generosity of Ørsted and organised through Grantscape. The project is to recruit and train volunteers to assist with providing free specially adapted…

Concerto 2 News

By Steven Poole | 13th August 2021

As we begin to emerge from the lockdown of the past 16 months, we have some very important news about the popular Concerto 2 model. Our stock is now running very low, and while we are doing all we can behind the scenes to resolve the situation,  it does mean that unfortunately from September 1st 2021…

BWBF Offering Free, Specially Adapted Audio Equipment

By Steven Poole | 30th April 2021

British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) is a national sight loss charity, based in Kent. The charity offers free, specially adapted audio equipment to those living with sight loss. Its aim is to provide a lifeline for those who are unable to afford a specially adapted radio. See full Article