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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 2 April 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 […]

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 […]

Coffee mornings for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people

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We run a regular coffee morning for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in the Bristol area. The coffee mornings take place between 10.30am and 12.30pm on the first and third Tuesday of the month and we currently meet at the Bowl of Plenty cafe on the ground floor of the Colston Hall in central […]

Come and join us at our AGM

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We warmly invite you to join us at our Annual General Meeting, which is on Thursday 22 March between 6 and 8pm. The AGM will be held at Room 14, Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP, Narrow Quay House, Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA. This year we are delighted to welcome Ben Willis and Murray Holmes as […]

Call out for coffee morning volunteers

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We will soon be running fortnightly coffee mornings for Deaf and hard of hearing people in the Bristol area. We’re looking forward to launching the coffee mornings very soon and we’re now looking for volunteers to help us run these sessions, which are all about providing an opportunity for the deaf and hard of hearing […]

Extraordinary General Meeting

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Calling all members! Join us for our EGM at 6pm on Monday 4th December. Our move to the Vassall Centre meant the start of a new chapter in the history of the Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People. To reflect this, we have been developing a new constitution for the charity. This new […]

First Contact Checklist project launched to support older people in Bristol

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A new project has been launched to ensure that older people across the city are able to get the support they need. The First Contact Checklist is designed to enable the first organisation in contact with an older person to easily refer them on to other services from which they might benefit. This could include […]

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