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News, information and entertainment for blind and partially sighted people across the UK.

Join the conversation on RNIB Connect Radio, your very own radio station dedicated to providing valuable insights on living with sight loss. Our programs, interviews, and features cover a broad spectrum of topics, including the latest campaigns, eye conditions, accessible technology, Talking Books, mental health, and blind sports. We delve into the unique challenges, perspectives, and aspirations of the blind and partially sighted community, and all of this is accompanied by fantastic music.

Why not join the conversation?

You can find us on Twitter and Facebook.

How to listen

Listening on the website

You can listen to RNIB Connect Radio using the player on this page, which is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Listening on your TV

RNIB Connect Radio is available across the UK on Freeview channel 730. Find this Freeview channel through your television or set-top box.

Listening on your smartphone

RNIB Connect Radio is available on your iPhone and Android device by downloading the Radioplayer app or through your respective App Store. You can also listen through TuneIn radio

Listening on your radio

You can access RNIB Connect Radio via your FM radio if you live in the Glasgow area. You'll pick us up on 101FM.


The Daily Connect

The show that aims to get you talking and tell you what's happening in the RNIB Connect community.

On Air: Weekday mornings from 9am

Find out more about The Daily Connect

The Afternoon Edition

More news, chat and great music for blind and partially sighted listeners across the UK and beyond.

On Air: Weekday afternoons from 3pm

Find out more about The Afternoon Edition

Talking Books

A daily slice of a classic Talking Books from RNIB's vast audio library. Presented by Robert Kirkwood.

On Air: Weekdays from 2pm

Find out more about Talking Books

Tech Talk

Discussion of technology that is accessible to blind and partially sighted people.

On Air: Tuesdays at 1pm

Find out more about Tech Talk

Read On - The Audiobook Show

Author interviews and book reviews presented by Red Szell and Robert Kirkwood.

On Air: Fridays at 1pm

Find out more about Read On - The Audiobook Show

Happy Hour

A focus on sight loss and wellbeing.

On Air: Monday at 1pm

Find out more about the Happy Hour