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Monday, February 20, 2017

New milestone for the BSL Charter

Dr Terry Riley, Chair of the BDA, tells British Deaf News about the first signing of the BSL Charter by a Deaf mental health services provider. The...
Tony Boyce, our BDHS President, gave a welcoming speech and cut the ribbon to declare the Deaf Museum open

The Re-opening of the Deaf Museum (video)

https://vimeo.com/202917312 Following the move from our old premises at 11-13 Wilson Patten Street , the period from 1st October to 31st January saw the Deaf...

Lloyds first with Signly access

https://www.youtube.com/embed/vY9wuRXCDJI Lloyds Bank has become the first financial services company to undertake a trial with Signly – a British Sign Language (BSL) translation tool. Lloyds...

Swiss deaf protest against emergency sirens

The Swiss Federation for the Deaf staged protests in four cities in Switzerland this week as their government carried out the annual testing of...

Deaf group raise third party data protection issues with local MP (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/202253935 Ruth Goode tells British Deaf News about a recent meeting with her groups local MP on the subject of deaf people communicating through a third party...

BDA Members Forum – York 2017 (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/201706846 Alexandra Shaw reports from the British Deaf Association (BDA) Members Forum held in York following the AGM on Saturday, January 28th 2017. The Forum included sessions...

BDA AGM – York 2017 (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/201705148 Alexandra Shaw reports for BDN from the British Deaf Association Annual General Meeting in York on Saturday, 28th January 2017. The AGM was attended by...

Let’s get BSL into the National Curriculum

https://www.youtube.com/embed/XXHxeCO-qCA TV & Radio Presenter Wayne Barrow has set up an e-petition calling for British Sign Language to be part of the National Curriculum. The petition...

Memories of Nepal 2016 (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/195837912/84ef015a19 BDA Chair Dr Terry Riley visited Nepal late last year for the 111th World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) Board Meeting. This is his...

Bobby Benson – A Tribute

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fbeautifulbsl%2Fvideos%2F10211915282701768%2F&width=690&show_text=false&appId=1614160305552811&height=343 British Deaf Association Chair Terry Riley pays tribute to Deaf comedian and all-round nice guy, Bobby Benson, who was laid to rest this week. "Earlier...