Making Newspapers Accessible

Early Edition is RNIB Connect Radio's breakfast show reviewing the main stories in the daily newspapers for blind and partially sighted people across the UK.

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RNIB monthly campaigns update.


Each month Jessica Hall keeps us up to date on the latest RNIB campaigns news and you can get involved too. Paul Bryce joins us to tell us why he became a volunteer. Allan Russell talks to Jess and Paul.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 6.77MB - Duration: 7:24 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)

Blind sailors winning spirit.


Team GB's blind fleet racing team have returned from the World Championships with medals and the trophy for overall winners. Allan Russell spoke to Lucy Hodges from Blind Sailing GBR to find out more.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.73MB - Duration: 6:15 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)

Nominations open for the Vision Pioneer Awards 2017.


RNIB are holding the annual Vision Pioneer Awards this year and they're looking for your nominations for 1 particular catagory. Allan Russell spoke to Lorna Forbes to learn more....

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 4.51MB - Duration: 4:55 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)

Top researcher outlines advances in retinal disease research.


Dr Omar Maroo is a researcher and lecturer from University College London and Moorfields Eye Hospital. He spoke to Allan Russell to look at recent advances in retinal disease research...

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 7.54MB - Duration: 8:14 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)

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