Deaf news in BSL: from Remark!

Posted on March 23, 2012

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First Deaf headteacher to retire

Mabel Davis, who made history as the first Deaf British headteacher, will retire this summer as headmistress of Heathlands School.

ICSD need “to work hard to win back the trust”, Crowley says

In two video messages posted on YouTube last week, Craig Crowley, the president of International Committee of Sports for the deaf (ICSD), has said Hungary is not the only option to host the 2013 Deaflympics.

Popular Polish sign language interpreter ‘seriously ill’ after train crash

A popular Polish sign language interpreter and a Deaf man are among more than 50 others seriously injured in a train crash in southern Krakow, Poland, that has left 16 people dead.

Fairer opportunities in healthcare for Deaf people ‘needed’

A report published in the medical journal The Lancet last week claims Deaf people are not given a fair opportunity in healthcare.

Swedish sign singer a surprise YouTube hit

Tommy Fransson, 46, was hired by a Swedish TV channel to provide sign language interpretation for Deaf viewers of a recent TV music competition to pick the winner to represent Sweden in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.

New Venue for Greenwich Lunch Club

Popular Greenwich Lunch Club moves to a bigger venue.

Remark! meets Royalty at the BDA Symposium

On Monday 19th March 2012 the British Deaf Association hosted the first British Sign Language Symposium and were delighted to welcome its patron, The Duke of York.

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