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Photo of visitors to Signal: The Hub, Shropshire's centre for hearing loss
24 May 2017
Shropshire charity Signal is inviting family members and friends of people living with hearing loss to take part in some free training to make communication in everyday situations easier. Everybody may struggle to hear amid the hubbub of a social gathering at one time or other. For people with hearing loss, it can be a struggle to join in conversations with family, friends or colleagues all the...
Photo of Sybil recording Signal's BBC Radio 4 Appeal at Broadcasting House
14 Sep 2016
Shrewsbury-based hearing loss charity Signal has been chosen to make a national appeal on BBC Radio 4, which will be aired on Sunday 25 September at 7.54am just before the 8 o’clock news. Broadcaster Sybil Ruscoe will present the appeal, which will feature Signal’s work supporting deaf and hearing impaired children in Malawi. Sybil, who is originally from Wem, has enjoyed a career in national...
28 Apr 2016
Shropshire charity Signal is encouraging people to think about communication to end isolation and loneliness in national Deaf Awareness Week. The charity is encouraging people to have their hearing screened at Signal: The Hub in the Riverside Mall in Shrewsbury from Tuesday 3 to Friday 6 May. A screening can be the first step towards addressing problems with hearing which may cause people to...
Signal's International Programmes Manager Karen sporting the "Nosebot"
10 Mar 2015
Karen Goodman-Jones, head of international programmes at Shrewsbury-based charity Signal, donned the “Nosebot” as she headed to Malawi at the weekend, taking the comic spirit of Red Nose Day with her. Signal is a small charity managing a large-scale Comic Relief-funded programme to help deaf children overcome stigma and get a primary education in the Northern Region of Malawi. Malawi’s government...
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