Tower Hamlets Reminiscence workshops

Kindly supported by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery, we recently ran a reminiscence workshop in conjunction with Tower Hamlets Council with local deafblind people. Perdita, Heritage Officer from Tower Hamlets Council brought 1000 laminated photographs tracking a pictorial and historical background of Tower Hamlets plus audio recordings of people talking about their memories of growing … Read more

Subaru Owners Ireland Charity Run

Subaru Owners Ireland is hosting a car run on Saturday 12th September in support of a local deafblind archer. John (Johnboy) Nicholl, who is profoundly deaf and severely visually impaired, achieved 3rd place in the recent British Indoor Championships and is about to compete in the British Outdoor Championships next month. Johnboy also hopes to compete in two important … Read more

Tim training

TalkTalk Digital Heroes Awards 2015

Please vote for Tim! Earlier this month we applied for the TalkTalk Digital Heroes Awards, a scheme that celebrates inspirational people who use digital technology to make their communities, and Britain, better off. We applied using Tim Locke’s (our Digital Inclusion Officer) excellent work in helping completely or partially deafblind people access digital technology – … Read more

The Mayor of Peterborough, Councillor David Over, to launch Deafblind UK’s exciting new digital space!

Rainbow Court, Deafblind UK’s centre based in Peterborough, has promoted independence, dignity and opportunities for deafblind people for over 50 years. With the support of funders Deafblind UK has developed and transformed the Community Room into a redesigned and inviting digital space for much-needed social interactions. The Mayor of Peterborough will launch the new exciting … Read more

Celebrating Deafblind Cymru’s In Touch Project

Deafblind Cymru, part of the national charity Deafblind UK, held a celebration event on 27th March at Celtic Manor near Newport. Mike Hedges, Welsh Assembly Member from Swansea East and Jeff Skipp, Chief Executive joined deafblind people, staff and volunteers to celebrate the successful project funded by the Big Lottery Fund. All who attended enjoyed presentations from … Read more

Deafblind UK is supported by The Freemasons’ Grand Charity

Yesterday, national charity Deafblind UK received £25,000 from Freemasons in Northamptonshire & Huntingdonshire on behalf of The Freemason’s Grand Charity to fund the vital work of our Digital Inclusion Project. This exciting project supports people who have combined sight AND hearing loss, enabling them to access mainstream devices such as tablets, the internet and Braille technology. Deafblind UK’s Chief Executive, … Read more