man holding his head

A Guide to Tinnitus Prevention

Tinnitus is the experience of hearing sounds in the ears or head, but with no external source. It’s usually mild, but in severe cases it can be extremely disruptive, causing stress, anxiety and loss of sleep. Tinnitus is usually a symptom of an underlying problem with the hearing system, so it is not always preventable.…

man holding his head

Tinnitus – a first hand account

Our Tinnitus Support Group has been running for 8 months now, here one of our group talk about their experience with Tinnitus. Thank you for sharing your story.  It’s hard to know where to start, except the day I got tinnitus? I’d answered an advert for a drummer to play alongside a busker in Leeds.…

a crowd of people, 1 in 6 are deaf

Change to Drop in for the Deaf Service

From February we will be changing the frequency of the drop-in for the Deaf at West Offices. Instead of running every week the drop in will be on the first and third Tuesday of the month. Drop in Dates for the next few months: Tuesday 5th February Tuesday 19th February Tuesday 5th March Tuesday 19th…

books in a library

Audio Books – National Storytelling Week

It is National Storytelling Week. Stories are all around us, through everyday events, achievements, books, poems, songs, performances and more. Each day we all add to our own story. Whether it’s taking a step forward, discovering a new skill or completing a personal challenge, our stories are forever changing. As well as our own stories…