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New hearing loss directory launched – Edinburgh

A new online resource for people with hearing loss has launched in Edinburgh. The digital directory – designed as a one-stop-shop for adults seeking help and support – details the many services available to the estimated 40,000 people living with hearing loss in Edinburgh. Featuring over 60 listings, the city’s first ever Hearing Loss Directory was […]

A Partner’s View blog: Ann Thallon tells NHS

The latter half of 2018 saw a lot going on in our lives which is why I’ve not been around. This week I checked Hearing Link’s site and was shocked to see me, with Sue on the news page framing fellow volunteer Ann Thallon – pictured right. (The poster wasn’t our idea – sorry folks!). […]

Banbridge group awarded funding for 2019

Banbridge group awarded funding for 2019Congratulations to our affiliated group and club – Banbridge Lipreading Group – for successfully obtaining funding to run lipreading classes in 2019. Run by Rathfriland couple Les and Ramona Williams, the classes support people of all ages in Banbridge, Northern Ireland and other areas. The funding will allow the group to continue to run classes […]

Places left on beginners lipreading course – Edinburgh

Free lipreading classes in Edinburgh starting 2019There’s still time for you to join a free two-year beginners course in lipreading in Edinburgh. Run by the charity Deaf Action, these classes offer hard of hearing adults the chance to boost confidence and communication. It also provides information and support to help manage hearing loss. Classes are relaxed, friendly & fun! Meet others […]

Barclays offer new lipspeaker service for customers with hearing loss

Barclays offer new lipspeaker service for customers with hearing lossBarclays 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 […]

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