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Analysis of the debate in Parliament for BSL to be on the National Curriculum

Despite the petition for British Sign Language (BSL) to be on the National Curriculum not reaching the normal threshold to be considered for debate...
Dame Esther-Rantzen speaks on behalf of Exeter Deaf Academy at the House of Lords. Left: Tim Griffin - BSL Interpreter. Right: The Lord Speaker

Deaf Academy unveil designs for Exmouth at the House of Lords

Exeter Deaf Academy presented their plans for their world class Deaf Academy in Exmouth last week, at a prestigious event at the House of...
Fifi Garfield (The Manager), Paula Garfield - Director, Abigail Poulton (Emma) - [Photo credit: Natalie Yalden]

Deafinitely Theatre marks 15th Anniversary with new play ‘Contractions’

In last Wednesday 8th November, Artistic Director of Deafinitely Theatre, Paula Garfield, announces a new, site-specific production of Mike Bartlett’s play Contractions as the...
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Three launches free in-store Sign Language service for customers

https://vimeo.com/234307553 Three UK partners with Sign Solutions to enable Deaf customers to receive in-store support Three is launching a new in-store Video Relay service to help...
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Using technology to help Sign Language users access local services

https://vimeo.com/234312760 Devon County Council has introduced a new way for users of British Sign Language (BSL) to contact them via a Video Relay Service (VRS)....

A new secondary school is planned for the Royal School for Deaf Children in...

Extracted from KentLive - 10 September 2017 - By Gabriel Shepard. Kent County Council is in talks to buy the former Royal School for Deaf Children...
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Deaf & Dyslexic Nurse attends University after 20 year battle

https://vimeo.com/225119605/522fae3467 After a 20 year struggle in education with Deafness (hard of hearing) and dyslexia, nurse and grandmother fulfils her impossible dream of reaching University. Colette...
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Improving access to council services for York’s Deaf community

City of York Council will make it easier for members of the city’s Deaf community to access services from 5th July 2017. A new video...

Poundland Dagenham colleague wins highly commended in national award

Poundland is delighted to announce that one of their colleagues, Ridwan Ojetola, has won highly commended status in the Significant Achievement Award category at the...

Plans revealed for new deaf academy in Exmouth

Extracted from Devon Live – By Anita Merritt Before a planning application is submitted to relocate Exeter Deaf Academy, the public are being invited to give...