Hearing Link

Belfast information day a success!

Hearing Link volunteers and staff were delighted to welcome along lots of new faces to our recent information event in Belfast. This was our fourth event of 2018, run in partnership with our friends from Advanced Bionics, who were there to share information about cochlear implants. These events, which are being held in every health […]

Blog: Noise in Nottingham

By John Newton, Hearing Link volunteer Although people who worked in noisy places have known since the beginnings of the industrial revolution that loud noises make you deaf, the effect wasn’t recognised “officially” in the UK until the 1970s, around the time that legislation about conditions in factories was also radically altered. The vital change […]

Barclays offer new lipspeaker service for customers with hearing loss

Barclays bank customers who have hearing loss will be able to have their telephone conversations with the bank interpreted by a lipspeaker, thanks to a new service. In a UK banking first, this new development aims to make sure all Barclays customers are able to access telephone banking services more easily. Once a customer has […]

Steer hearing loss in a new direction in 2019 – Northern Ireland

Steering group members soughtAre you passionate about making things better for people with hearing loss and their families/friends? Maybe you have hearing loss yourself and have experience of managing the challenges you face in the workplace, at university or during social events. You might work in the field of audiology or health and social care, or you have […]

Volunteer May fundraises at Sainsbury’s Saltcoats

May at Sainsbury's SaltcoatsHearing Link volunteer May Wood joined our friends from parent charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, for a day of fundraising in Ayrshire recently. Hearing Dogs has been made Charity of the Year by Sainsbury’s Saltcoats and invited volunteers along to raise funds. May (pictured far right) was delighted to join the team and also […]

Subtitled cinema – Northern Ireland

red cinema seatsSUBTITLED CINEMA – Northern Ireland  Compiled by Hearing Link volunteer, Nicola   **Listings based on information available at time of posting**     Antrim Omniplex  Nativity Rocks! (U) – Sat 1 Dec at 12.10pm Nativity Rocks! (U) – Sun 2 Dec at 12.10pm Robin Hood (12A) – Mon 3 Dec at 2.40pm   Armagh Omniplex  Nativity Rocks! […]

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