Deaf News: Cornwall’s only Deaf centre saved after fundraising beats target

Posted on June 22, 2016

Extract from West Briton:

CORNWALL’S only deaf centre looks to have earned a stay of execution after supporters helped to smash a fundraising target.

The West Briton recently reported that Cornwall Deaf Centre, based in East Charles Street, Camborne, was in danger of closing and a fundraising target had been set up to try and save it.

The Crowdfunding page, set up by Carleen Collins, one of the sign language interpreters for Cornwall who operates at the centre, managed to raise more than £2,500 comfortably surpassing its target of £1,000.

Read the whole story here:

Read more:
Follow us: @westbriton on Twitter | westbriton on Facebook

The Limping Chicken is the UK’s deaf blogs and news website, and is the world’s most popular deaf blog. It is edited by Deaf journalist and filmmaker Charlie Swinbourne.

Please note that the views of the writers are their own, and not necessarily the views of the Editor or site as a whole. Read our disclaimer here.

Find out how to write for us by clicking here, or sign a blog for us by clicking here! Or just email

Make sure you never miss a post by finding out how to follow us, and don’t forget to check out what our supporters  provide:


Posted in: Site posts