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Come and join us at our next coffee morning!

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Our next coffee morning takes place on Tuesday 16 July and we do hope you can join us. We meet at the Bowl of Plenty cafe on the ground floor of the Colston Hall. Our coffee mornings are open to all Deaf and Hard of Hearing people and take place regularly between 10.30am and 12.30pm […]

Talk on Deaf Dementia

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On Thursday 18th July we are delighted to welcome Emma Ferguson-Coleman of the University of Manchester to talk about her work for the Deaf with Dementia Life-Stories Project. During her talk she will cover: what dementia is stories from the Deaf community about living with dementia everyday communication with BSL-users with dementia and their families […]

Deaf Awareness Week 2019

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Next week (6 to 12 May) is Deaf Awareness Week, an annual event organised by the UK Council on Deafness.   It is an opportunity to raise awareness about the impact of Deafness and hearing loss, which affect 1 in 6 people in the UK. This year the theme is ‘Celebrating Role Models’. Here at […]

Launch of Deaf Night Out

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We’re delighted to be supporting the launch of a new social group for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in Bristol. The Deaf Night Out group will meet for the first time on 9 May. Deaf Night Out is a chance for anyone affected by hearing loss to get together for a night on the […]

CfD Forum – we want your views!

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Please come to our forum event to give your feedback on our service and share ideas about what makes a Deaf friendly city. When: The event is between 10.30am and 1pm on Monday 13th May. Where: The office of Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, BS2 0ZX The forum will be split into two sessions: […]

New timetable for the Sensory Impairment Team drop-in service

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The Sensory Impairment Team provides support with: Translating letters from English to BSL Phoning and booking appointments Advice with paying bills or finding out more information from service providers Contacting any services or referring to an Equipment Officer for new equipment The team is changing the locations for the service and there will be no […]

Affected by tinnitus? You’re not alone

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What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is the experience of hearing sounds in the ear, which have no external source. These can be a range of different sounds such as ringing, whooshing, humming or buzzing. For some people the sounds can be continuous and for others they may come and go. According to the British Tinnitus Association, […]

Workshop on hearing loss, older men and loneliness

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We are pleased to be supporting Dr Paul Willis of the University of Bristol in his research into how older men experience and combat loneliness in later life. On 31st January we will be hosting a workshop led by Dr Willis, which will be an opportunity for older men who are Deaf or Hard of […]

Office opening hours over Christmas and New Year

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Season’s greetings from all of us on the team at CfD. We’re getting in the festive spirit here this week as you can see in the photo with us all dressed up in our Christmassy jumpers and hats! We wish you a very happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year.     Please note our […]

Home Energy Saving Event

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Keen to save on your energy bills this winter? Come along to a special event on Friday 16th November to get information and advice about saving energy and how to make the most of using a smart meter. We are working with the Centre for Sustainable Energy to run this event for the Deaf and […]

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