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Identifying sight and hearing loss

Thousands of people in the UK are living with sight and hearing loss, but how can you tell whether you, or someone you know, is one of them? Early signs of sight loss include: Difficulty reading books and newspapers or watching TV Difficulty recognising people, particularly in unexpected situations Often thinking that you need new … Read more

Peterborough Mayor’s Race Evening – Friday 1st March

The mayor of Peterborough will be holding a race evening at the Peterborough Greyhounds Stadium in aid of his chosen charities for 2018/19, Deafblind UK, The Light Project Peterborough and Alzheimer’s Society. Doors open 6.30pm, with the first race starting at 7.30pm and the last race at approximately 10:30. Raffle on the night with cash prizes … Read more

Sporting Saturday A5 flyer

Sporting Saturday – Largest disability sporting event in Peterborough – Free to attend, Saturday 9th February, at The Cresset

On Saturday February 9th, 2019 Inspire Peterborough, Amilly Fitness, Special Olympics Peterborough, Disability Peterborough, The Mobility Aids Centre, Oak Activities and friends are taking over The Cresset for the biggest disability sporting event Peterborough has ever seen! Better yet, it’s 100% FREE. Whether you’re coming to try our many sports activities, meet the Mayor, get … Read more

Make 2019 your year!

Deafblind UK are proud to announce the launch of our 2019 Events Calendar. If you’d any additional information on any of the events, or would like to commit to getting involved in any of the available fundraising opportunities and challenge events, please get in touch at fundraising@deafblind.org.uk

Top Tips for flying with a visual impairment

Altogether Travel have put together a list of top tips and helpful hints for flying with a visual impairment or blindness. The following information is entirely their intellectual property, but we thought we’d share it here to signpost it to our readership. Altogether Travel is the UK’s leading Supported Holiday Company, our excellent holiday and … Read more

Caribbean Night Fundraiser

Deafblind UK are proud to be one of the Mayor of Peterborough’s charities of the year for 2018/19. Tickets are now on sale for a Caribbean Night fundraiser in aid of the Mayor of Peterborough’s Charity Fund at the Afro Caribbean Millennium Centre, Peterborough on 9th February, 6:30 til midnight. There will be music, dancing, … Read more

Five Day Course for Intervenors

4th – 8th February 2019 At Deafblind UK Conference Centre, Cygnet Road, Peterborough, PE7 8FD £450 per participant Course content includes: – Implications of MSI The Role of the Intervenor Vision Hearing Functional Assessment Mobility Communication Touch Interaction Learning Environments Upon successful completion of this five- day course, participants will receive a “Certificate of attendance” … Read more

Deafblind UK Films – Overview

Our eighth and final film is our Overview. This film touches on areas such as socialising, our residential community Rainbow Court, and training.

Deafblind UK Films – Recruitment

Recruitment is the theme of our seventh film in our series. This film is all about our staff and volunteers and the wide variety of roles that are covered at Deafblind UK.