Tuesday 19 August at 07:50

For years Nashiru Abdulai sat on the sidelines of his faith. Unlike his non-Muslim classmates at a school for the deaf, his local mosque didn’t offer interpretation services or other accommodations to help him participate in Islamic worship.

He gave up trying to access the mosque for a time. “Every time I’d go to a mosque, I’d sit there and I’d just watch the speaker and I couldn’t

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A £5,000 Grow the Game grant from the Football Foundation will allow Rochdale Deaf Rhinos FC to develop the current adult football team for deaf and hearing impaired people and to create an under-21 and under-12 team. It will also help to train and develop the volunteers that run the club, through training courses and coach education courses.

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