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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Signature Annual awards

Signature Community Spirit Award finalists – You decide the winner

The Signature Annual awards, in their ninth year, are established as the leading awards ceremony to celebrate deaf communication in the UK. This year, Signature...
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Virgin Media Trial Interpreters Live! Service in stores

Virgin Media have announced that their video relay service, currently available for BSL users contacting their customer care centres, will be trialled in a...
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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...
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Improving access to council services for York’s Deaf community

City of York Council will make it easier for members of the city’s Deaf community to access services from 5th July 2017. A new video...
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Mandy Harvey – deaf singer got dazzled in “America’s Got Talent”

A phenomenal success for Mandy Harvey who became deaf in 10 years ago, aged 18, from a connective-tissue disorder where she has got ill,...
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Chats with Dr Audrey Cameron – the first Deaf Doctor in Scotland

Charlene Dolan from Deaf Roots & Pride - BDA Scotland had the opportunity to interview Dr Audrey Cameron CChem MRSC. Dr Audrey Cameron gained...
The Deaf Association celebrate the news outside the meeting.

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...
Actress Millicent Simmonds poses for photographers during the photo call for the film Wonderstruck at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

‘Wonderstruck,’ with deaf newcomer Simmonds, lands at Cannes

Extracted from Mail Online - 18 May 2017 - By Jake Coyle of Associated Press CANNES, France (AP) - The cacophony of the Cannes Film Festival...
Students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Conservatoire students celebrate Deaf Awareness Week

Students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland are celebrating their place on the only degree programme for deaf performers in the UK this week,...
Deaf men helped NASA

‘I wanted to serve’: These deaf men helped NASA understand motion sickness in space

Extracted from The Washington Post - 5 May 2017 - By Sarah Larimer  Video above: In the 1960s, 11 men with ties to Gallaudet University...