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Thursday, March 21, 2019
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Site of Royal School Margate on the market

A Margate, Kent site that was formerly home to the oldest deaf school in the UK has been placed on the market in one...
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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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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...
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Leaked Report lists failings at Exeter Deaf Academy

A leaked copy of a briefing giving a summary of the safeguarding investigation at Exeter Deaf Academy has revealed vast serious failings, including incidents...
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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...
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Pay back time: Access to Work fraudsters ordered to repay

Two fraudsters who went on lavish holidays abroad after illegally claiming hundreds of thousands of pounds from Access to Work have been ordered to...
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Fred Cuddeford

The BDA were saddened to hear of the recent death of Fred Cuddeford at the grand old age of 106 years and 9 months!...
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Seaside fun for the Deaf over 50s

Joe Collins reports for BDN on the upcoming trip to the seaside being arranged for Deaf over 50s. The annual Deaf UK 50+ holiday gives...
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More organisations commit to the BSL Charter

Paul Redfern reports on some exciting recent developments involving the BDA’s BSL Charter. The last few weeks have been good ones for the BSL Charter....