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London Tube travel could be damaging passenger hearing

The BBC is reporting that travelling regularly via London Underground may be damaging to your hearing. Parts of the underground are said to be so loud that they are equivalent to “being at a rock concert”. Certain sections of journeys reached as loud as 109 decibels; louder than a helicopter take off close by. The […]

deafPLUS workshops on identifying & responding to hate crime

DeafPLUS, a charity supporting Deaf and hard of hearing people, have developed workshops to help raise understanding of D/deaf targeted hate crimes. The workshops are part of a project aimed at increasing awareness of Deaf Hate Crime amongst Hard of Hearing people and will work to gather evidence via questionnaires of peoples’ understanding and experiences of […]

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