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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Deaf Profile Rajeev Bagga

Profile of the well-known Deaf Badminton champion and ‘Deaflympian of the Century’, Rajeev Bagga. Rajeev was born on 6 April 1967 in India but is...

New theatre club for young Deaf

Mousetrap Theatre Projects is launching a new theatre audience club for deaf 16-25 year olds called "AccessTheatre4£5", with offers to some of London’s top...

Welcome news for the Jewish Deaf Association

A charity based in Whetstone in North London, which helps prevent deaf people from becoming isolated and alone recently received a grant of £180,000...
arthur dimmock

Profile of Arthur Dimmock

From 1943 until 2006 Arthur Dimmock contributed an international news column called Girdle Around the Earth to the British Deaf Times, which later became...
James Clarke crossing finish line

James Clarke: The long road to 100 medals

BDN salutes James Clarke on his achievement of collecting 100 medals from finishing 100 races. James Clarke, who has Usher syndrome, woke up on New...
adrian bailey with two others CODA international banner

My summer of discovery

A two month trip to the United States this summer included a visit to the CODA International Conference for Adrian Bailey. I have to say it...
kenya volunteers

Championing Deaf awareness in the developing world

A group of ten young Deaf British volunteers recently travelled to Nandi County, Kenya, where they worked alongside Deaf Kenyan volunteers to help Deaf...
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Blank Canvas Voyage: Meeting the Solomon Islands Deaf Community

In the August issue we met Thomas and Telma and heard all about their ongoing Blank Canvas Voyage. This month we present a more...
people of the eye actors edinburgh fringe

Good news but more Deaf actors needed

Michael Richardson reports for BDN on accessibility improvements at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. As I write, the final day of the 2016 Edinburgh Festival...
Dottie's cafe east brighton park

Deaf café opens on the south coast

A café staffed almost exclusively with deaf people has opened in Brighton and is the first of its kind in the country. Dottie’s Café opened...