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The Deaf Association celebrate the news outside the meeting.

Tears of joy at planning meeting as deaf-friendly flats are approved

Extracted from The Herald – 1 June 2017 – By Rachel Dodd There were tears of joy this evening as plans for a block of deaf-friendly flats...
BHRUT Hospitals Deaf Charter Mark

Queen’s becomes the first hospital in the country to receive Deaf-Aware Quality Mark

The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) presented acting Chief Executive Jeff Buggle with its Deaf-Aware hospital Quality Mark on Monday (22 May). The hospital,...
Deaf runners at Hove

Deaf and Hard of Hearing parkrun takeover events

Extracted from parkrun blog site - 18 May 2017 Last weekend there were Deaf and Hard of Hearing Takeover Events at Huddersfield parkrun and Hove Promenade parkrun...
Actress Millicent Simmonds poses for photographers during the photo call for the film Wonderstruck at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

‘Wonderstruck,’ with deaf newcomer Simmonds, lands at Cannes

Extracted from Mail Online - 18 May 2017 - By Jake Coyle of Associated Press CANNES, France (AP) - The cacophony of the Cannes Film Festival...
Deaf men helped NASA

‘I wanted to serve’: These deaf men helped NASA understand motion sickness in space

Extracted from The Washington Post - 5 May 2017 - By Sarah Larimer  Video above: In the 1960s, 11 men with ties to Gallaudet University...
Sheila Webster

Obituary: Sheila Webster

My mother, Sheila Webster (formerly Watson, nee Keil), who has died of cancer aged 76 on 13th March 2017, taught British Sign Language (BSL),...

Sky Bet support GB Deaf Football

English Football League Sponsor Sky Bet have donated 72 signed shirts, one for each EFL club, to the Team GB Deaf football team to...

ITV Signed News March 24 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQt-ECAyvfg&feature=youtu.be BDN is pleased to be able to share ITV's Signed News with you, a round-up of the week's events with BSL. The bulletin includes details of...

Scotland BSL National Plan Consultation

Members of the Scottish BSL National Advisory Group, students from Heriot Watt and other members of the Deaf community joined MSP's in the Scottish...

New DeaflympicsGB appointments

DeaflympicsGB have made a number of appointments to the support team for athletes at the upcoming Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey which begin in just 118...