August 17, 2014
Burnham-On-Sea's MP interviewed by town's audio news service

Burnham-On-Sea's MP has been interviewed about her life as MP for the town's audio news service.

Tessa Munt was interviewed on Saturday for Sounds and Voices, the audio news service for the blind and visually impaired in Burnham and Highbridge.

She was interviewed before her latest local surgery on Saturday by Tony Deahl, this fornight's editor.

Tessa was previously interviewed for the service when she was a 'new girl' in Westminster after being elected in 2010 (as pictured below) and this week's second interview featured her life since then.

Tony said: "We talked about her time in the role, including some of the people she has met such as the Dali Lama and Barack Obama. She also recounts her BBC Question Time experience and what it is like to be interviewed by people such as Jeremy Paxman."

The fortnightly Sounds and Voices programmes are produced in a studio in The Old Courthouse in Jaycroft Road, Burnham.

Recipients receive memory sticks which can be played on very simple digital equipment that is loaned completely free of charge to them.

The programmes are composed of local news including from They also contain magazine items and interviews.

If you would like to be a recipient of Sounds and Voices or you know somebody who might benefit from the free service write to Sounds and Voices, The Old Courthouse, Jaycroft Road, Burnham or call 01278 783121.


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