Charlie Swinbourne: The chance meeting that inspired me to make my documentary Found, about Deaf identity (BSL)

August 1, 2015


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At weekends, we publish some of the most popular articles from our archive. Tell us which are your favourite articles by emailing We all have moments in our lives when something happens that – like a fork in the road, sends us on a different path. A day that changed my life was the day […]

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Meet: Paul Miller, the Deaf animator who has just created his first play

July 31, 2015


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Tell us about your work? My work consists of illustration (children books, storyboard and character design, comic books), short films (animated and live action), graphic design (logo, banner, leaflet, activity book), and theatre directing (Love Café, Gothrella). The animation I am working on at the moment is for Deaf comedian John Smith’s show. It’s a […]

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Shari Eberts: What Is That Noise!?! – My Take on Living with Tinnitus

July 30, 2015


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Do you hear that?  I often ask my family that question. Sometimes I can’t tell if the noise I am hearing is my tinnitus or if the sound is actually there. Usually, it is all in my head.  Typically, I know this, to be honest, but I ask anyway, just in case. I have a […]

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Richard Turner: Latitude is so much more than music

July 29, 2015


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The last music festival I went to was Glastonbury in 1997. I went camping with a group of friends and despite being covered in mud and not being able to have a shower all weekend, we had a fantastic time. I was a lot younger then with a lot less responsibility and a bit more […]

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Tom Staniford: What it’s like to use my ReSound LiNX hearing aids with my Apple Watch

July 28, 2015


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  I have been fortunate to own both the original ReSound LiNX hearing aids and now also the updated LiNX2 aids, which featured a number of significant innovations. What really caught my interest, though, was the news that GN ReSound had updated their Smart App for iPhone to take advantage of the new Apple Watch. […]

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Great Britain’s Deaf Football Team to play at special Arsenal event this Sunday

July 27, 2015



Great Britain’s European deaf bronze medal winning heroes will be playing in Peterborough this weekend at a family football funday with Arsenal Celebrities and football legends. The GB team, which is comprised of some of the world’s best deaf footballers, will be taking on non-league Peterborough Northern Star in a charity day to raise money […]

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Andy Palmer: Can we really crack the deaf health problem?

July 27, 2015


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The June sun blazed outside the busy meeting room where I was holding Peterborough’s first ever deaf health forum. Inside, Peterborough’s deaf people had the opportunity to tell it like it is to NHS executives Sue Last and Ian Weller. Person after person rose to their feet to talk about their experiences. For two hours, […]

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