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Festivals vow to do better

DOZENS of music venues and festivals have signed up to a charter pledging a better deal for deaf and disabled people.

Search is on for region’s deaf champions

THE hunt is on for the UK's finest deaf communicators.

Deaf sign cards for Cheshire firefighters

FIREFIGHTERS in Cheshire have been equipped with pocket sized 'Emergency Signs' cards to help them communicate with deaf people.

Basic sign language for trainee midwives

STUDENT midwives at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) are being taught basic sign language so they can help tackle the problems faced by deaf women and their families during pregnancy and labour.

Cuts may lead to more child deafness, says charity

The boss of Deafness Research UK, Vivienne Michael, has sounded a warning over plans to drastically reduce the numbers of children receiving grommets for glue ear - a condition that can lead to deafness.

Professor Clark new patron of The Ear Foundation

PROFESSOR Graeme Clark, whose research work led to the first multi-channel cochlear implant over 25 years ago, has become a patron...

Deaf basketballer Lucy wins new funding

DEAF basketball player Lucy Buxton has won a funding award from the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. Lucy, 17 from Harrogate,  plays in England's...