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Below is the archive of our news stories…


14th November is World Diabetes Day

Posted on 22 October, 2013

Staff from the Oxford University Hospitals Trust including the Diabetes Research Network will be hosting events to mark the day. There will be a Diabetes Information stand at Templars Square Shopping Centre, Cowley on 14 November 2013 from 8.30-1.30pm. Diabetes Research Nurse Claire Umney and Alison Monk, Communications and Public Involvement Officer, from the Thames […]

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Oxford CAB benefit service: help for the over 60s

Posted on 16 October, 2013

Did you know more than £5 billion of benefits go unclaimed by older people each year? Oxford CAB has been helping Oxford residents over 60 to get extra financial support to which they are entitled – making all the difference to their ability to meet rising living costs and keep active socially. In the first […]

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RNIB products audio promotion

Posted on 14 October, 2013

Product promotion information from the RNIB: Please use the link below to access October’s pre-recorded audio relating to our latest launches. The free audio recordings give details of some of our most popular products as well as newly added items, features and information. The latest audio recordings are relevant until Friday 13 December and include: […]

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Would you like to become an OXTALK volunteer?

Posted on 12 July, 2013

 TECHNICAL OFFICER OXTALK volunteer TECHNICAL OFFICERS record an hour long digital TALKING NEWSPAPER on a TUESDAY evening. The weekly recording takes place at the Radio Cherwell Recording Studios, based on the Churchill Hospital site, Headington, from 6.30pm.   A TECHNICAL OFFICER’s commitment of 2 to 3 hours is on one Tuesday evening every 5 to […]

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Oxtalk keeps up with technology

Posted on 24 January, 2013

The following article appeared in the Memory Lane section of the Oxford Mail on December 24th 2012. The full text of the newspaper article is included below the image. “From clumsy metal discs through to C90 tape cassettes and later C60’s,  OXTALK, Oxford’s talking newspaper for the visually impaired, has survived all the technological changes […]

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