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Obituary: Dr David Hyslop OBE

18/08/1925 – 18/10/2015 Pioneer who dedicated life to breaking down communication barriers made world a much better place, says BDA chair. It is with great sadness that the...

Bobby Benson – A Tribute

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...
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Obituary: Tom Ferguson

Many have been deeply saddened by the news of the death of Tom Ferguson on the 7 August 2015.  Our thoughts and sympathy go...
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Obituary: Bob McCullough

The deaf world lost another of its inspirational figures recently with the passing of Bob McCullough. Bob’s colleague at the Belfast Telegraph, Alf McCreary,...
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Obituary: Dr Yerker Andersson

World Federation for the Deaf Honorary President Dr Yerker Andersson passed away in Frederick, Maryland, USA on 18 July 2016. Dr Andersson served two terms...

Obituary: Goronwy Williams

Goronwy Williams aged 87 passed away on 6th January 2018. A former pupil of The Royal School for the Deaf in Manchester, Goronwy was known...

Dr Terry Riley OBE – Obituary

The Deaf community are paying tribute to Dr Terence (Terry) Riley OBE, a prominent broadcaster, campaigner and leader from the Deaf community, who passed away on Wednesday 9th October 2019.

Arthur Groom – Obituary

Arthur first started at Birmingham Deaf School and then went onto Northampton Deaf Club. He was interested in sports and organised the MDSA's cricket matches. In the 1960's he became involved with the BDA, being the Secretary, then the Chair of the Midland Regional Council, organising many activities.