Online service

Imagine the simple convenience of receiving today's paper or your favourite magazine, to read anywhere and at anytime you want?

Choose from audio magazines and newspapers, which contain approximately 80 minutes of the main content of the print title in an mp3 file. Or if you would prefer the full text, choose our e-newspaper and magazine service, which you can read with a screen reader of your choice.

Which magazines and newspapers are available?

Find out what’s currently available in the RNIB Newsagent collection by contacting our Helpline, who can discuss your favourite titles, genres and available formats on 0303 123 9999 or email

How do I access the online service?

You can choose to receive individual e-magazines and newspapers by email or you can subscribe to the full newsagent collection and either download titles directly or receive your choice by email.

You will need a computer, tablet or smartphone and an email address to use the online service. If choosing the audio option, you may need some media software to play your titles. The e-newspaper and magazine option will require screenreading technology.

Get a free sample to try

If you'd like to try RNIB Newsagent before you join, you can order a free issue in the format of your choice by calling our Helpline on 0303 123 9999 or email

How much does it cost?

Prices start from £25 per year (less than £2 per issue) for monthly titles or £50 per year (£1 per week) for weekly titles. Alternatively, you can subscribe to both our text and audio download service.

If you would like to take out a subscription to a magazine or newspaper, or have any further queries, contact our Helpline. Telephone 0303 123 9999 from Monday to Friday 8.45am to 5.30pm. Outside these times, leave us a message and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

You can also email or complete our online contact form.

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