Thursday 17 April at 08:26

Two friends who are both profoundly deaf have launched a business aimed at providing employment opportunities for deaf and disabled people.

Sean Lucas and Todd Garner set up ST Cleaning in St Helens with assistance from Enterprising Merseyside – an ambitious project aimed at helping more than 500 people start their own business.

The budding entrepreneurs have already

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Wednesday 16 April

LG's Smart Bulb blinks when users get phone calls – could this new ‘smart lightbulb’ open up smartphone usage amongst people with hearing loss?

The South Korean company's Smart Bulb is an LED lightbulb with WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. It will last for over a decade if switched on for an average of five hours per day. This represents an 80 per cent energy saving compared to

BSL Videos   

Former gymnastics champion, Mike Hawthorne, 53, ran the London Marathon to raise money for Sense the national

The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has partnered with SignVideo to enable deaf British Sign Language

Exeter MP Ben Bradshaw was one of many who joined an online campaign last week to celebrate British Sign

When the CEO of Action on Hearing Loss, Paul Breckell, posted a video urgently asking the charity’s supporters


Columnists   

A twenty-something girl living in the big city, Deafinitely Girly gives a light-hearted but revealing account

The column is written from the unique position of a Deaf singleton. Madam X, as we shall call her explains

I’m now in my 30’s – and that doesn’t bother me as much as I thought it might when I entered my 20s! Two

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