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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...

Welcome news for the Jewish Deaf Association

A charity based in Whetstone in North London, which helps prevent deaf people from becoming isolated and alone recently received a grant of £180,000...
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Deaf bike team ride to Paris for deaf children

A team of four Deaf female cyclists rode from London to Paris recently in support of the BDA’s Deaf Roots & Pride project. BDN...
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Building our legacy for the future

The BDA conference was an opportunity to reflect on the association’s achievements over the last 125 years and how its founding resolution to protest...
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Harlow goes against the tide in opening a new Deaf club

Diane Jones tells the BDN why she felt it was important to have a hub for deaf people in her town and how she...

Why are Deaf clubs closing and is it actually a problem?

Deaf pub nights are sometimes advertised online, the trouble is they often charge entry fees, children are barred and it is harder to access information about welfare cuts for example.

Why is there a shortage of Sign interpreters?

Why is there a shortage of Sign interpreters? Could it be that there aren't enough teachers of BSL? Is the shortage more severe in different parts of the country?
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Celebrating 145 years of Deaf football in Glasgow

Glasgow Deaf Athletic Football Club, the oldest surviving deaf football club in the world and the only one left in Scotland, celebrated 145 years...
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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...

Winners at the Deaf Business Academy Awards

Deaf Business Academy provide support to deaf entrepreneurs. Here are the winners and runners up from the 2018 awards ceremony.