Northern Ireland

New lipreading classes to begin in Portadown

Ramona, Les and Anne MaddillThe Banbridge Lipreading group will start a new 8-week lipreading course in Portadown from next month (March). The class will be held at CherryTrees Resource Centre, Edenberry Gardens, BT63 5EA from Tuesday 17th March from 2pm-4pm. The classes are free and are a good opportunity to socialise with others who have hearing loss. A further […]

Northern Ireland team raises awareness at information event

Our 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 […]

Beneficiaries share their experiences of hearing loss

Hearing Link videoHearing Link volunteers and staff in Northern Ireland have been sharing their emotional hearing loss journeys in a new video. A number of programme beneficiaries, volunteers and staff members were interviewed for the production, sharing the impact that our support has had on their lives. Interviewees were asked about their feelings, before receiving our specialist support, and […]

Survey: Views sought on concessionary fares – Northern Ireland

The Department for Infrastructure (DFI) in Northern Ireland is seeking the views of older people and disabled people about the Concessionary Fares Scheme. This short survey should take around 5-10 minutes to complete and has been developed in conjunction with the Inclusive Mobility and Transport Advisory Committee (IMTAC). If you require the a copy of […]

Newtownabbey hearing loss group enjoy bowling night

Eleven 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 […]