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Running for money

As you may have noticed over the past year I have slowly been changing shape; creating a whole new me! April last year I began a journey that was to change my life, for the better. I joined a local slimming world group and after some weight loss, I ...

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Deaf Direct and WISH offer a new service in Herefordshire

Deaf Direct and WISH offer a new service in Herefordshire WISH is a service in Hereford offering Wellbeing Information and Sign posting to the community, for example if you wanted to find out information on care services, disabilities or a local social group then the service can sign post you in ...

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Ministerial visit to Deaf Direct

Deaf Direct was pleased to host a visit from Rob Wilson, Conservative MP and Minister for Civil Society, Mark McGann, Deputy Director, Knowledge Sharing and Policy (BIG Lottery Fund) and Helga Edstrom, Office for Civil Society and Innovation Local. Rob, along with Local Conservative MP Robin Walker came to understand more ...

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Deaf Awareness Week

    This week is Deaf awareness week 2nd – 8th May 2016 so at Deaf Direct we thought it would be a great time to have a fun competition. Many Deaf and hard of hearing people rely on lip-reading to support communication, as part of Deaf awareness week we would like to ...

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What is Reconnections?

    Reconnections is a new contract awarded to us, in partnership with Age UK, to combat loneliness in Worcestershire. This is a pilot project funded by major investors in the aim to reduce the costs on the NHS and their services as a result of a person being lonely. For ...

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Hearing Links

    On Tuesday 12th April 2016 I attended a Deaf Awareness training session at Worcestershire Royal Hospital Audiology department. Deaf Direct were invited by the staff to take part in their training. Dr Lorraine Gailey from the national organisation Hearing Links delivered the training. It was a privilege to be included ...

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Deep Work

    A new book recommends that the best way to be productive in your work is to do one task at a time and give it all your attention. The problem with life and work now is that we all try to do too many different things at the same time. We ...

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Macmillan Cancer BSL DVD

    Deaf Direct have received a request from Macmillan Cancer Support to help them with a project for Deaf BSL users. They have produced a DVD all about cancer in BSL. It explains what cancer is, the different types of cancer and the treatment available. This is all in BSL, which is ...

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