In this month’s episode we meet the youngest MP to serve in Parliament. We chat with the sound archivist for Glasgow’s Kelvin Hall, and we discover the latest technology trends and some useful equipment to help around the home. Plus there’s a report on electric buses and cars coming in to Glasgow’s city centre. Listen to the episode using our player and also enjoy the individual episode features further down this page.
Grapevine – with Margaret Cowie and Brian West.
What’s On – with Ken Lindsay.
Magnifying Mirror – from Roland Myers at Info Sound : Optima 01803 864 218 or www.optimalowvision.co.uk.
Nicola Read – Nicola is the sound archivist at Glasgow’s Kelvin Hall. John Cavanagh went along to find out about her work. For availability and booking information about general group visits at Kelvin Hall, please contact the Access and Enquiries Team on 0141 880 2329.
Accessible Mobile Phone – More from Info Sound : Sight & Sound Technology 01604 798070.
Electric Cars and Buses – Again from Info Sound a report about the problems of silent cars and buses for the visually impaired. Guide Dogs team: 0118 983 8308
BOSE Audio Sunglasses – A report from Double Tap Tec which tests the new Audible Glasses the BOSE Frame Alto costing £199.99 in the UK. There are a number of locations to purchase these including John Lewis and Amazon.
Mhairi Black MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South – Mhairi is one of the youngest MP’s at Westminster and has already had three election victories in the past 5 years. Peter Fraser went along to her Paisley Office to find out about her life and what her thoughts are on the traditions and history surrounding the Westminster Parliament and about her working week.