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Monday, October 21, 2019

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...
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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...
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Deaf trio guilty of Access to Work fraud are jailed

Three Deaf fraudsters who fleeced taxpayers out of nearly £1million have been jailed for a total of more than 12 years. Paul Neal, 38, Stephen...
New Police information videos in BSL

Police information film available in BSL

A British Sign Language (BSL) film has been launched to highlight the difference between emergency and non-emergency SMS numbers for people who are Deaf...
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Damning report into Margate School closure

In the March issue of BDN we reported on the effects of the sudden closure of the Royal School for Deaf Children in Margate....
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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...

Academy are surprise Indoor Cricket winners

The ECAD (England Cricket Association for the Deaf) Academy side tore up the form book to win the ECAD National Deaf Indoor Championships at...

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...
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Inside the BSL Charter

Signing up to commit its public services to the BSL Charter – ensuring it is equally accessible for all – is no easy feat....
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Access to Work limits Deaf actors say London Theatre Company

The Graeae Theatre Company, based in London, has claimed the government’s disability employment scheme, Access to Work, has created a “glass ceiling” that limits...