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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 […]

Northern Ireland raise awareness at health fairs

Northern Ireland raise awareness at health fairsThe Northern Ireland Hearing Link team held an information stand at the Patient and Client Council Health Fair recently in Belfast. Nuala Muldoon our Northern Ireland Manager (pictured left) was joined by volunteer Martin Montgomery (centre), and Sue Benham, Technical Officer (right) – not forgetting Ted who proudly displayed our information and badges! Held at […]

Transport and travel meetings – Northern Ireland

The Inclusive Mobility and Transport Advisory Committee (Imtac) is organising five meetings across Northern Ireland in March to discuss transport and travel with disabled people and older people. Imtac is a Committee of disabled and older people that advises Government in Northern Ireland about transport issues. These meetings are being organised so the committee can learn […]

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