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Volunteers Ann and Patricia shortlisted for Self Management Champion of the Year award

Hearing Link volunteers, Ann Thallon and Patricia Burton, have been shortlisted for the Self Management Champions of the Year award by Alliance Scotland. 

Greenability Conference 22 October 2014

Outdoor-based networking event, the Greenability Conference will bring together disability sector agencies and environmental sector organisations to learn about and share good practice around the impact outdoor spaces can have on people with disabilities in terms of health and well being. 

Ayrshire Sensory Impairment Plan launched

A pioneering plan to revolutionise access to services for people with sight and hearing loss in Ayrshire was launched yesterday, in part to meet a huge expected upsurge in the numbers living with sensory impairment. 

Queen Margaret University confers honorary degrees at Usher Hall ceremony

Former BBC international affairs journalist, Kate Adie, joined influential theatre director, Eugenio Barba at the ceremony where they both received an honorary degree from Queen Margaret University,  yesterday at the Usher Hall.

Artlink is launching a new website, Investigate Create

Artlink is launching a new website, Investigate Create, providing information to open up the arts in Edinburgh for people with sight loss, people with hearing loss and sign language users. 


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UK news website - Opinion, Features, Secret Deafie, Deaf Dad

Hearing Times

Hearing Times are pleased to announce the launch of their new website, which will offer deaf and hard of hearing news, features and comment, updated daily. There are many features including local, national and international news, BSL video, and sections for arts, literature, health, education and product reviews.



Emergency SMS Service

Emergency SOS for people with hearing loss

This service allows deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired people in the UK to send a SMS text message to the UK 999 service where it will be passed to the police, ambulance, fire rescue or coastguard. It costs nothing to register for this service. 

Here is the web link http://www.emergencysms.org.uk/

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