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New 999 BSL app

New BSL999 app 999 BSL is a new Emergency Video Relay Service (VRS) service for deaf BSL users to contact the emergency services through a BSL interpreter. The service launched on 17th June 2022 and is available to download as a smartphone app (iOS and Android) and access as a web-based platform. Click here to see the demonstation video

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All clinics are back indoors!

Sadly our buses have broken down and are beyond repair. We have been working hard to either return to our old venues, or find new ones. Keep an eye on the 'Hearing Aid Services' on the website for the most up to date clinic lists.

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HAVERHILL SERVICE CANCELLED 22 JUNE 2022

Maria Waller - Service Manager

I am so sorry that the Haverhill service is cancelled today. This is due to mechanical issues with the Minibus. Unfortunately this is beyond our control. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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SUFFOLK SERVICES ARE NOW INDOORS

Maria Waller - Service Manager

The exciting news is that Suffolk Clinics are now based indoors (except Haverhill, Tesco Car Park, Cangle Road - 4th Wednesday of each month 10.00-12.00). Please check out our new timetable available on this site. I would like to express many thanks to the wonderful Managers and staff at many sites across Suffolk who generously allowed us the use of their car parks when we were providing services in our mobile unit. Tescos - Beccles Moreton Hall Community Centre - Bury St Edmunds Town Hall Car Park - Eye Co-Op Car Park - Felixstowe Mills Meadow Car Park - Framlingham Morrisons Supermarket - Hadleigh Co-Op - Halesworth North Quay Retail…

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CLINIC SCHEDULE CHANGES - Halesworth

Please note there is no Mobile Service at Halesworth today (09/05/2022), we are in Halesworth on 25th May 2022 at the Peartree Centre, Bungay Road from 10.00-12.00. Please telephone us for any further information or to make an appointment. 01473 286060

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IMPORTANT CHANGES TO CLINICS IN SUFFOLK

PLEASE NOTE: We have made changes to our Suffolk schedule. As a direct response to our patients feedback, we are now able to offer appointments indoors. Our new timetable will be published imminently, but due to venue negotiations may be subject to minor changes. Please contact on 01473 286060 if you have any questions.

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Suffolk Office Closure

DUE TO STAFF COVID CASES THE SUFFOLK OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED THIS WEEK. THE CLINICS AT MILDENHALL AND BURY ST EDMUNDS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. WE APOLOGISE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

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The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Piano Day

Calling all you piano players - we need 70 of you! The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Piano Day Saturday 25th June 2022, Hemel Hempstead Town Centre We want to hear from you if you are an enthusiastic amateur pianist, or in a band with a pianist. Parents, children, piano and music teachers - open to all ages! Play your graded music, favourite or party pieces during the day on fabulous Yamaha pianos All performers will receive a certificate and commemorative Queen's Jubilee gift

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Troy Kotsur Makes History

Congratualations to Troy Kotsur - the first deaf male to win an Oscar! CNN article

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BSL to be a legally recognised language

Click here to read the BBC article

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Work Experience

The Grand daughter of our lovely volunteer Jenny Begg came into the office for some work experience today. We put Lily to work updating our appointment sheets for the mobile service. Having a visitor gave us a good excuse to bring out the cream cakes!

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Mobile Service in Action

The mobile service has been running for a few months now and we are very grateful to all our venues. Here is a picture of the bus in Morrisons Supermarket, and our fancy new A frames.

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