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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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What impact will Brexit have on the Deaf community?

In the final part of his three part feature on Brexit, our legal expert Rob Wilks looks at a number of areas in which...
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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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First ever British Deaf swimmer conquers the English Channel

Former Great Britain Deaf swimmer Andrew Rees recently became the first Deaf British swimmer to successfully complete a solo English Channel swim. Mr Rees, from...
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Sign Language Framework Consultation

The BDA’s Majella McAteer updates BDN readers on the public consultation in Northern Ireland on a new Sign Language Framework. On the 15th of March...
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Deaf Roots & Pride: Bringing sign language into the home

BDA Northern Ireland project which appoints families with BSL tutors was set up after mentors observed communication frustrations between the young people they work...
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Opening a door into Deaf History

A new BDA website opens its archives up to the public as well as allowing the Deaf community to share old photos and videos...
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Deaf influence on celebrities

Famous artists have been influenced at some point in their careers by Deaf acquaintances who offered them – one way or the other –...