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Have your say on future of disability support fund – Northern Ireland

Independent Living Fund (ILF) events in Northern IrelandViews are being sought by the  Independent Living Fund (ILF) – the public body that provides financial support to help disabled people live independently – for disabled people and their care networks to share their views on the future of the fund in Northern Ireland. 438 people across Northern Ireland currently receive ILF support to […]

Northern Ireland team raises awareness at information event

Northern Ireland team raises awareness of hearing at information eventOur team from Northern Ireland were out and about in Belfast recently, raising awareness of our services. Sue Benham, our Technical Officer, was joined by volunteer Christine Martin for the Health and Wellbeing event in Belfast Central Library. There was a chance for attendees to learn more about our services and equipment that could support […]

Newtownabbey hearing loss group enjoy bowling night

Newtownabbey hearing loss group enjoy bowling nightEleven members of the Newtownabbey Hearing Loss Group met up recently at Glengormley Sportsbowl. The members all took part in two games of ten pin bowling which was enjoyed by everyone. Our next meeting is on Thursday 26th September from 7pm to 9pm in Tescos Northcott Extra, Jubilee Way, Glengormley. The Newtownabbey Hearing Loss Group […]

Let’s Hear team visits Northern Ireland

Let's Hear in Northern IrelandOur Let’s Hear team headed over to Northern Ireland recently to spread the word about our UK-wide initiative to improve hearing loops in public places.  Earlier this month, around 10 Hearing Link volunteers from across Northern Ireland joined staff at Strandtown Church in Belfast for the introductory event. It was a chance to learn more about Let’s Hear and […]

Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland events to shape future strategy

ILF Scotland stakeholder groupThe Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland, the public body supporting disabled people to live independently in Scotland and Northern Ireland, is inviting all interested parties to have their say on its future strategy through a series of events and an online consultation. Formed in 2015 by the Scottish Government, and operating in both Scotland and […]

Advice NI training session has great benefit

Hearing Link teamed up with Advice NI to deliver a PIP training session, relevant to hearing loss, in Belfast in April 2019.It was great to team up with Advice NI to deliver a PIP training session, relevant to hearing loss, in Belfast this week. The Hearing Link Northern Ireland team supported Advice NI in the delivery of the session, while also raising awareness of the services and support we offer locally for people with hearing loss […]

PIP awareness session for people with hearing loss – Northern Ireland

PIP awareness session for people with hearing loss - Northern IrelandHearing Link has teamed up with Advice NI to offer a training session on the forthcoming Personal Independence Payment (PIP) benefits reform, that is accessible and relevant to people with hearing loss. Join our team at Girdwood Community Hub in Belfast for this event which takes place on Tuesday 30th April. It will start with […]

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