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Midlands charity celebrates Lottery success

Zebra Access, a local charity based in Wolverhampton has secured funding of more than £350,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to develop services for...
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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...

London Assembly addresses Deaf mental health issues

Deaf people are suffering from a reduction in the provision of specialist care and poor access to communication support and information when they are...
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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...
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Derby Deaf school out of special measures 

Staff and pupils at a Derby school are celebrating after a Government inspector removed it from special measures after finding ‘significant improvements’. Royal School for...
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History made at London’s City Hall as GLA supports BSL Charter

History made at London’s City Hall as GLA supports BSL Charter. A significant moment in the short history of the BDA’s groundbreaking Charter for British...
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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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My life and times in deaf education

As she prepares to retire as Head teacher at Frank Barnes School, Karen Simpson shares her thoughts with BDN. She tells us how things...
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How local Healthwatch are making Deaf people’s voices heard

There’s a local Healthwatch in every area of England. They exist to find out what people want from local health and social care services,...
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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...