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Seeking activities that are deaf friendly for families and groups, Sarah visited Bath Races for a Summer meeting. This is her story.
In search of deaf friendly activities for couples and families, Sarah visited Castle Combe Race Track during the Retro weekend. Well sign posted, with plenty of space, it turned out to be a great day of fun.
SL First's Money Saving Tips
Saving money by adopting a green approach to your household spend
Heather delights in travelling around the world. Here she tells us about het latest trip to Thailand
Bridgend County Borough Council offering Deaf Friendly Services
Our DeafBiz Blog - The Hidden Disability
Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise, but some good eating habits and regular exercise can reduce your risk
SL First's regular feature with more money saving tips
Money saving tips using a green approach
Susie Evans is deaf, multiple medal winner in karate and an Olympic Torch Bearer
Deaf travellers Heather and Tammy visited Tokyo. This is what they made of it
Using fun family walks to get some exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle
Wendy sets out some advice to readers who have written in asking for help
Up-skilling staff with deaf awareness and basic BSL improves customer services
SLFirst reviews the world's first silent alarm vibrating wristband - the ZBand
Bridgend County Council are taking steps to becoming more and more deaf friendly
Deaf Arts Festival in London
Remembrance Sunday - interpreter provided at Walsall
Deaf Villages in Ireland and Jamaica provide a sanctuary for Deaf visitors
Following a legal challenge against the closure of Independent Living Fund, the Government need to re-think their plans
A causal link has yet to be made, but the public will draw their own conclusions despite Ministerial warnings
Sharing videos with friends and family around the world is easy on YouTube.
South African writer Gaynor Young explains why 'Movember' can be problematic
Insight 2 Drive is a new driving school operating in South Liverpool and providing deaf friendly tuition
Voice biometrics are about to be introduced but what will that mean for Deaf and Hard of Hearing customers
University students design website to host details of deaf friendly businesses in one place
SLFirst reviews the Fitbit Flex wristband that helps you get more active
A Deaf family man, Adam decided to give MMA cage fighting a go, he hasn't looked back since
Deaf TV plays an important role within the deaf community. Joe Collins has been an influential figure for many years!
Joshua Ledbetter tells us about the pursuit of his dream to have his own fitness and well-being business.
It's official, gardening and doing some DIY is good for you!
Deaf operators of CCTV in Mexico have delivered better outcomes
Xmas special offer on the BSL Theory Test Guide for learner drivers
Come and enjoy one of the newest Wales v England sporting rivalries
With job applications more likely to require a short video application, will this trend disadvantage some people, especially deaf applicants?
Using improvements in technology, Rita's on the River improves communication with deaf customers
Youngsters from Deaf Active Cheshire attend premiere of the film they helped produce
All Wales Standards for Communication with patients with sensory loss, seems to have bypassed my doctor's surgery
Fed up of using the phone for customer support and make enquiries - we have a quick look at online 'live chat' facilities.
Wales and England Deaf Rugby teams locked horns in the world's first international match on an artificial surface with Wales running out worthy winners
SLFirst visited the Tank School to try it out as a deaf friendly family activity. It passed with flying colours and was so much fun!
Staff at Ridgeway Golf4All Club learn BSL in preparation for Deaf Golf Sessions
Brains of adults might compensate for a temporary loss in sight by improving hearing.
A visit to Bolivia provided some of the best photo opportunities experienced anywhere in the world.
Everton in the Community provide a significant number of sporting opportunities and runs the deaf mens and women's football teams
Richard and Joanna Turner enjoy theatre outings, and despite losing his hearing, captioned performances still allow them both to enjoy it
Chocolate Valentine Cupcakes - they will look good and taste good
A deaf golf competition, evening entertainment from comedian John Smith and a dance on the 13th June 2014 at Hinckley Golf Club
An introductory guide to fitness and some simple exercises by personal trainer Andie Vowles
Pope Francis to support Disability Sport event in Rome
Getting older and becoming deaf poses lots of new challenges, but who is there to give advice
Audiologist of the Year is now in its’ seventh year and celebrates hearing professionals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty
Lynda Lewis made an occasion out of her first appearance on the GB Sewing Bee
Celebrate St David's Day in style. Perfect for making with the children
Becoming Hard of Hearing later in life has all sorts of implications, the inability to enjoy music being one of them
The explosion of downloadable films is welcome, but too few are still offered with subtitles
Trying to inspire a new generation of Deaf football players!
Pancakes are so easy and fast to make, they taste great and kids can have a great time trying to toss them!
The event is an opportunity to promote services to deaf, hard of hearing, deafened and Deafblind people living in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent
Google's Chromecast device launches in the UK this week - are you ready to turn your ordinary TV into a smart one?
With the first ever international between England and Wales Deaf Futsal teams taking place today, here's a quick guide to the game
England and Wales Deaf Futsal teams met for the first time in a friendly international at the House of Sport on Cardiff
With RAD's Deaf Law Centre closing, it is important that someone provides culturally aware legal advice to deaf people
Becoming Visible are moving from the Newcastle Deaf Centre to new premises with the space needed
I've always wanted to drive a Super Car and now I want to even more
Belonging, produced by the UK's Graeae and Brazil's Circo Crescer e Viver will work across four languages: English, British Sign Language, Portuguese and Brazilian Sign Language
Improved packaging should be better for their Hard of Hearing customers
Combining the provision of deaf related information with a fun activity is a winning combination
Nearly instant subtitles available on some tablets and phones.
New research shows Cochlear Implant technology can be used to deliver gene therapy
As Allergy Awareness Week gets underway, there are calls for hay fever sufferers to get the right medication and use it correctly
With a Mauritian heritage Shelina tells us about her culinary favourites
Viki and Marlee Matlin become partnership champions for complete and accurate closed captions for online TV
Deaf Basketball Sessions every week with Qualified Coach and Interpreter support
Two Deaf men based in Texas, USA have recently started their own smart mail scanning and forwarding service.
DEAFvibe's event, makes deaf friendly service and product providers readily available to the deaf community throughout Staffordshire
Cardiff Deaf Centre has had its threats in recent years, but thankfully it has survived and now shows signs of flourishing.
Accessing deaf friendly legal advice can be problematic
A quick 'how to' guide on getting your phone or tablet to speak
Deaf, Richard Webb-Stevens works for the London Ambulance Service and patrols the streets every day waiting to respond to emergency calls
Warm and welcoming, Venice offers a unique break.
Delegates from DEAFvibe have been invited to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday 10th June 2014
South Wales Fire and Rescue Service shows their support to Deaf Awareness Week and National Families Week
South Wales Fire Service along with many of their colleagues across the UK offer free home fire safety checks to deaf families
Medicine used to make us wee, make help with Tinnitus
Deaf Diabetes UK seeking to put deaf people in the picture
Andre Ferguson launches Meaka Bears to fill the gap in local deaf services
With the Commonwealth Games in full swing, the world's best deaf sports stars have to look on
Discussing the Mainstream, Paralympics and Deaf Sport Conundrum
Canadian Scott Caldwell is Hard of Hearing, he is also a successful paramedic in a busy area in Toronto
999 is a critical public service, it is not readily accessible to deaf people at a time when the US are opening their 911 service
Local breastfeeding group arrange deaf friendly information event
90 years old David Hogan recalls his involvement in the D-Day landings
Returning to the Normandy beaches 70 years after his D-Day landing, Les enjoyed an intimate return.
Having been recognised for their voluntary service, DEAFvibe group enjoy tea with the Royal family
DDay70 brought pomp and ceremony for our veterans, SLFirst would like to see that VIP consideration all year round.
Deaf and going to university? Here are some quick hints to assist you
Even if you are Deaf, it's important to get stuck into Fresher's Week at University
Honoured to be part of a mini pre-European Championships tournament, the GB Deaf Football team secure the title.
Internet Shopping habits could be costing you money. Research shows us how to make us savings
Charities benefit from Rayovac's commitment to support the communities they serve
A brand new mobile app is being worked on that the creators hope will hugely improve communication options for the one-in-six Deaf and Hard of Hearing people around the world.
Signing golf professional Paul Aitkens opens the golfing door to hordes of deaf and disabled people
Good discipline around the use of electrical appliances can save you a lot of money
Staffordshire Charity DEAFvibe set up monthly meetings for people with tinnitus
Developing strategic partnerships, the work of UK Deaf Sport promises widespread positive outcomes
Providing deaf aware golf taster sessions draws in youngsters to give it a try
Experienced John Gapp wins more awards at the World Deaf Magician Festival
Now Hard of Hearing, Ernie reflects on his time growing up during the war
Introducing the i-Local facility, the Council want Deaf residents to know about their deaf friendly services
Recognising the need for specific communication, PLODs are bridging the gap
Sharing a little deaf awareness on the 12 days leading up to Christmas
Setting up the country's first PLOD, Sgt Barham leads the way on deaf friendly communication
Making his return to British Competition Deaflymics star joins ambitious racing team
Through the eye of a camera lens, wonderful places like Paris just come alive
Facebook has opened up an on-line community for Deaf people to get involved and to help others
Producing a music video with a signed interpretation provides a powerful link between hearing and deaf people
Deaf people solve problems and George Veditz, seemed to have solved the problem of the telephone for deaf people, 100 years ago.
A seasoned golf Pro, Kevin Hall is still hoping to be the first deaf competitor on the PGA Tour
Decision to put on an event for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students, marks out university as being deaf friendly
A consultation event aimed specifically to get Deaf views about Cancer Prevention
A brilliant annual event for Deaf over 50's, activities and good company add to people's enjoyment
Run by Deaf staff for Deaf tourists, this Brazilian company guarantee a trouble free vacation
Inclusive Sports Day for children and adults with a disability
Advice, information and products all brought together under one roof in Cardiff Expo
St David's Day is an ideal time to celebrate and highlight traditional Welsh sign language
Turning up for lessons is a good start, these tips will help you take your signing to a new level
Fighting again on 7th March 2015 at Epsom Racehorse, Deaf MMA combatant Adam aims to make his record 7-0-0
New battery helps cochlear implant users live life to the fullest
Exercise is essential to healthy life, but it doesn't have to be gym work
Deaf man was denied disability living allowance despite needing constant assistance.
Information about preventing Cancer is critical, but it is often denied to the Deaf community
Amazon Prime Video is finally providing subtitles on (some of) their streaming video.
Mobile phone app puts information about the driving test at the finger tips of Deaf youngsters
Google invaded Safari users' privacy in 2011 - Court has decided British people are allowed to sue them.
DEAFvibe's superb event brings service providers together under one roof for the Deaf community
The people of Rome were warm and helpful, with everyone accommodating my deafness
Stevel Prakel is seeking reimbursement of interpreter costs and damages
Brothers hoping to help Deaf signers talk directly with others using movement sensors
Concerns raised over the protection of deaf children as report finds them ‘invisible’ to local authority social care teams
NDCS Report highlights the plight of Deaf children
Deaf Friend and Prominent Artist Granville Redmond played a vital role in influencing Chaplin's performances
With the general election around the corner, here's a brief independent view of what it's all about
Described as disturbing, brutal and brilliant, The Tribe rocket launches career of Deaf actress Yana Novikova
If you have the benefit of a wonderful audiologist why not nominate them
Seeing a rise in 'BSL' signed songs, I wanted to find out about the underlying motivation
Deaf people need nurturing so that they are empowered in life and in the work place
Mis-reading Australian Sign Language triggers offensive and ignorant derision
Superbly organised, Deaf tennis stars fight for national honours and world championship selection
Recognising the barriers Deaf people face, the Hawaii Government force cinemas to offer captioned films
Proud of my regional signing identity, it is for the Deaf Community to decide if regional variation and linguistic rules should be dropped
A new app invented by a 17 year old Polish boy has found some unplanned users in the Deaf Community.
It is important to have more than one option to access your holiday money abroad
With only little snippets of progress, Deaf Travel still involves a lot of inequality
Report shows that subtitling by main TV channels has some way to go
Providing a range of useful information to help you get and stay healthy
Is overly complex human intelligence and strength of opinion stopping us from solving some of the most basic of problems
Given life-limiting potential because of deafness, this Doctor proves how wrong the 'experts' can be.
Allowing people to record video messages of up to 5 minutes, Glide is deaf-friendly and perfect for sign language users
Young, vibrant and energetic, pushing for change for Deaf people has fast become a matter of principle
SL First takes a quick look at some interesting apps you might like
Had great service from your Audiologist, this is one way to say thank-you
Often advised to pursue only oralism, research recommends deaf children get early access to a bilingual approach
Parents and supporters take action to ensure their deaf children access education that has been designed with deaf children in mind
Two big companies have hit the headlines recently by introducing new ways for Deaf, BSL-using customers to contact them in their preferred language.
Exciting, thrilling and even enjoyable, communication was effective because of a good attitude
Up and coming Deaf Tennis star looks to inspire deaf youngsters
Re-discovering herself, Natasha, equipped with her new Cochlear Implant, travelled to North Wales for a Women Climb weekend, and had a great time
This week's report by Professor Stewart captures many of the issues the Deaf community have been arguing for, for years.
Young, sporty and determined, Andrea Hovstein Hjellegjerde achieves the ultimate in golf - twice!
And to think men have been taking the mickey out of women for years for spending too long in front of the mirror
Excluded through people's ignorance and lack of interest in deafness growing up, I'm now determined to make the most of new opportunities
Showing great fighting qualities, the first round proved successful for home grown talent
A wonderful week of tennis was wrapped up with singles and doubles finals
For the first time ever, the Royal Shakespeare Company offer fully inclusive play to Deaf BSL audience in Stratford
After a lot of hard work and training, music is once again something to be enjoyed
Lots of free BSL interpreted and accessible programmes for deaf adults, children and their families
Free lecture about Scotland's new 'BSL Bill' - what does it mean and what happens next?
Strolling around, going at your own pace, there is plenty of information on offer
Survey puts a whole new focus on why people might drive badly
Being able to easily compare prices will lead you to pay the lowest prices around
Working indoors and with a diet light on Vitamin D, you might not realise the effect on your body
If you love Doc Martin, you should enjoy this interview with Martin Clunes
Natasha Hirst shares some more thoughts on her time in Italy - here, telling us all about wonders of Rome.
Addressing the academic needs of Deaf students, a mentoring programme is being developed
Galaxy's research shows that acts of kindness really do matter
With the American-like trend for Christmas lighting expanding, it's important to know how to do it safely
Christmas time is always popular to share some seasonal good wishes in sign language
A futuristic new vest could allow Deaf people to feel sounds and understand what people are saying
Just 18, Grace O'Brien is made of wonderfully caring stuff.
Inclusive panto circus taking place on the 12th January
A beautiful island with charming people, the island has much to offer deaf travellers
Pre-planned and with pre-booked excursions, Iceland provided a quite wonderful short vacation
SOMA video-chat app is taking Deaf community by storm!
Having a BSL interpreter on stage and moving around the set, is a step up in accessible live shows
Leading to poor socioeconomic outcomes for Deaf people, education in Kenya relies almost entirely on the oral method of teaching
Designed and developed by a team with years of BSL teaching experience, Signworld is a brilliant back-up to the classroom
New research not only supports the benefits of signing in acquiring language skills, but finds it boosts brain power
Thanks to Public Health Wales BSL accessible information about the free flu vaccine is newly available to Deaf people for the first time