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Enjoying books with sight loss

We are a nation of book worms. Last year nearly 191 million books were sold in the UK. Some of us enjoy the thrill of a good novel to unwind and escape from the day. Others are drawn to the physical experience of a book; the feel of the pages as they become more and … Read more

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Kitchen Hacks

Having reduced sight and hearing doesn’t mean you’re banned from cooking up a storm in the kitchen. Here are our top tips for foodies: Lighting Before you reach for the pans, think about the lighting in your kitchen. Is there enough of it? Too much? Is it useful? Task lighting such as spotlights or under-unit … Read more

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Love your eyes and ears!

Prevention is better than cure when it comes to sight and hearing loss, so here are our top tips for looking after your eyes and ears. To protect your hearing: Turn the music down Listening to loud music through headphones can cause irreversible hearing damage. Turn the volume down to 60% of the devices maximum. … Read more

Naidex

26th – 27th March  NEC Birmingham  Naidex, Europe’s most established event dedicated to the future of disability and independent living, is back for its 45th anniversary on the 26th & 27th of March 2019, at Birmingham’s NEC! With last year’s edition still sending ripples throughout the entire disability sector, this year’s Naidex will look to … Read more

Low Vision and Hearing Loss Day

28th June 10.30am – 3.30pm Deafblind UK, Cygnet Road, Hampton, Peterborough PE7 8FD A free event for anyone who is affected  by sight loss, hearing loss or both! Come along and discover tools and services to improve life with sight and hearing loss. This free exhibition will be jam packed with local organisations that have … Read more

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What is Tinnitus?

According to the British Tinnitus Association, 30% of us will experience Tinnitus at some point in our lifetime and 10% of us will have persistent tinnitus. But what is it? Tinnitus is when you hear a ringing or other sound in your ears that isn’t actually coming from anywhere. You might have experienced this for … Read more

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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