Speech-enabled Website

The Council's Website is now speech-enabled, find out how to download the free software and use this feature of our site.

Whether you are using a Smartphone, Tablet, PC or Mac, BrowseAloud will provide the reading support tools you require for free.

BrowseAloud is a suite of products that provides reading support on websites. BrowseAloud reads website content out loud, highlighting each word as it is spoken in a high quality, human-sounding voice.

Other features include:

  • Dual-Colour Highlighting
  • Text Magnification
  • Talking Dictionary
  • Talking Translator
  • MP3 Maker
  • Screen Masking

More than 7,000 websites use BrowseAloud, so once you have it on your device you can listen to all of these websites too.

Who BrowseAloud Helps?

BrowseAloud helps any website visitor who requires online reading support or simply wishes to listen to the information on this website instead of reading it. BrowseAloud is particularly useful for those with print disabilities such as dyslexia or mild visual impairments and those with English as a second language.

How do I get BrowseAloud?

Go to the BrowseAloud website to learn more and to then choose the product you want, free of charge. A full range of support services are provided for BrowseAloud via the website and contact details.

Alternatively you can use our 'Listen with Browsealoud' feature which can be found on all pages of the website.

This feature enables you to have our website read out to you without the need to download the full Browsealoud product. Just click onto icon and use the controls that then appear on the web page.