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New Deaf Cafe to be Launched

Yorsensory and City of York Council Teachers of the Deaf team are launching a brand new Deaf Cafe. The cafe aims to improve opportunities to meet other people who are Deaf, have hearing loss or have a personal connection with someone who does (family or friends). Whether you use British Sign Language (BSL), lip-read or…

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Outreach Dates for September

The outreach van has been making it’s way around communities of York. We are pleased to say in September it will be heading for both Tang Hall and Poppleton. Staffed by volunteers and our team of Community Sensory Officers. the mobile outreach unit offers support, advice and information on living with sight and hearing loss.…

Approximately one in 10 UK adults has tinnitus.

Tinnitus Week 2018

Tinnitus Week is taking place from 5-11 February This year sees the first global Tinnitus Week. The aim of the week is to raise awareness of the condition, which affects approximately 1 in 10 of the population. Tinnitus is the term for hearing sounds that come from inside your body, rather than from an outside source. It’s often described…

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World Diabetes Day 2017

World Diabetes Day is on the 14th of November every year. Did you know that someone is diagnosed with diabetes every two minutes. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in working-age adults. Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes, caused by high blood sugar levels damaging the back of the eye (retina). To minimise…