Mansfield Echo 12th April Edition

Chad is delighted to be able to bring you online editions of the Mansfield and Ashfield Echo talking newspaper for the blind.

Every other Wednesday here on you will be able to access the latest edition of the Echo with simply the press of a button.

Jus click the link to the right to hear Bill Purdue and his team bring you the latest from the Mansfield and Ashfield area.

The Mansfield and Ashfield Echo is a fortnightly audio based magazine for visually impaired people lasting approximately one hour.

Presented in “radio programme” format, it consists of a digest of news from editions of the Chad as well as features of general or topical interest and local information including a selection of coming events.

It is compiled by a team of volunteers and has been in continuous publication since 1980.

The Echo can be sent free of charge to any registered blind or partially sighted person using the Post Office Articles for the Blind service and is available on cassette or CD.

For further information including details of volunteering opportunities or how to receive the Echo by post, phone 01623 475858 or email

The Echo is a registered charity and receives no regular income.