RNIB Connect Radio

RNIB Connect Radio is RNIB's radio station. Broadcasting 24 hours a day, the Sony Award winning station communicates the needs, interests and aspirations of blind and partially sighted people throughout the UK

As well as covering news, sport, entertainment, talking books and social opportunities, in-depth feature interviews and lifestyle programmes address a wide range of issues affecting the blind and partially sighted community.

RNIB Connect Radio presenters

RNIB Connect Radio's presenters are all either blind or partially sighted. This results in informed, intelligent and in-touch broadcasting.

Listen now!

Tune in to RNIB Connect Radio 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 101FM in the Glasgow area and now on Freeview channel 730.  You can also listen on your computer, just visit the RNIB Connect website to listen live or on your tablet or smartphone by downloading the Radioplayer app.

RNIB Connect Extra

RNIB Connect Extra gives you the chance to hear unabridged audiobooks, magazines, newspapers and programmes from around the world focusing on sight loss issues. Check out RNIB Connect Extra online

An award winning station

In 2007, its first broadcasting year, RNIB Connect Radio won a prestigious Silver Sony Radio Academy Award. The judges described the winning programme as "a niche service which would never be accommodated on a mainstream radio station and contains some of the most moving an a well-produced human interest content the judges had heard in a long time." The RNIB Connect team were very proud to have won this award.

Listeners' comments

Just to let you know I think you are doing an amazing job. I do not think you realise just how much of a difference this makes to people's lives.

Susan Archibald 

I am totally blind and get a lot of pleasure out of listening to RNIB Connect Radio. I really enjoy all the music and the interviews are great. All of the presenters are doing a great job. Thanks to everyone involved for giving blind and partially sighted people a great radio station.


Get involved

RNIB Connect Radio is always keen to hear views, stories and experiences from listeners. So why not get in touch and help shape the future of RNIB Connect Radio, contact us at info@connectradio.co.uk or tweet us @RNIBradio

RNIB Connect Radio

RNIB Connect Radio is RNIB's radio station. The Sony award-winning station communicates the needs, interests and aspirations of blind and partially sighted people throughout the UK.

Listen to RNIB Connect Radio online now