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Margate closure leaves deaf children with complex needs in limbo: Jessica

Local authorities and parents have been struggling to find alternative schools for children who had been attending the Royal School for Deaf Children since...
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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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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...

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...
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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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...

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...
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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...

Leicestershire Police becomes first Force to sign the British Sign Language Charter

As part of International Week of the Deaf, Leicestershire Police became the first police force in the UK to sign the British Deaf Association’s...
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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,...