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Newspapers and Magazines

Newspapers and Magazines Newspapers and Magazines


Contains full-text content of local and regional newspapers. Each newspaper has its own distinctive focus offering a variety of viewpoints on local and world issues. Paid advertisements are excluded.


The Times Digital Archive

The complete digital edition of The Times (1785-1985) containing full facsimile images of specific articles or complete pages. Includes all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.

RBDigital- eMagazines

From 1st October 2015, we have joined London Libraries Consortium for e-Magazines that will enable our customers to access 500+ magazines.

Read 500+ interactive digital magazines for free on your PC, tablet or smartphone including PC Advisor, Total Film, The Economist and BBC History.


Each library also holds a selection of newspapers and magazines, for details of which titles are available please see our Newspapers and Magazines List.

Waltham Forest Talking Newspaper (WFTN)

Do you struggle to read the local newspaper because of a visual impairment?  Well, Waltham Forest Talking Newspaper Association can help.

"Soundwave" the Waltham Forest Talking Newspaper, on a weekly basis read the news from the Waltham Forest Guardian on to memory sticks for the visually impaired within the borough.  As a small local charity they provide this service totally free of charge and  will even loan you a player if you do not have access to a computer to enable you to play the memory stick.

If you are interested and would like more details then please leave your telephone number on 07811 245695 and they will contact you as soon as they are able.



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