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Deaf Awareness Week 2021

Deaf Awareness Week poster

It’s Deaf Awareness Week 2021 – an annual awareness week to raise the profile of deafness, the deaf community and issues deaf people face from Monday 3rd – Sunday 9th May 2021. Our mission and purpose is to empower deaf people so that their lives are enriched. Our ultimate vision is of a society that…

Join us for the #CaptainTom100 and help us fix our lift

Captain Tom 100 logo and strapline

Will you join us for the Captain Tom 100 (30th April – 3rd May) to help us raise funds to repair our lift? Unfortunately the lift at our building is out of order. Without a working lift we can’t operate as an accessible building. Some of our groups and service users rely on the lift…

New BSL courses enrolling now!

Introduction to BSL We’re excited to announce our new ‘Introduction to BSL’ courses starting in March 2021! 3 courses will be running: Mondays 10-12pm, Tuesdays 6-8pm or Wednesdays 1-3pm. 9 weeks starting week commencing 22nd March 2021. £150.00 Certified courses, small class sizes, quality teaching. We can’t wait to see you there! Find out more…

Christmas hours 2020

Services update from NDS Nottinghamshire Sign Language Interpreting Service, Preventative Service and Welfare Rights Service on Christmas hours 2020. Watch here in BSL: YouTube – Nottinghamshire Deaf Society

BSL/English Sign Language Interpreter vacancy

BSL/English Interpreter vacancy

We are recruiting! Due to increased demand in service we are looking to recruit BSL/English Sign Language Interpreters. Full or Part time roles are available. Are you a Sign Language Interpreter registered with the NRCPD, and keen to be part of an organisation that is developing and providing high quality services? Would you like the…

Annual General Meeting 2020

AGM 2020 poster

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held virtually on Wednesday 2nd December 2020 at 6.00pm. Because of the challenges of holding virtual meetings we will be doing things differently: For company members we will hold a special Zoom AGM meeting for company members where the AGM will be held. Anyone else who wished to…

Hearing Loss Information Event

If you have a hearing loss, or know someone who does, then please come along to this great event: Lots of stalls to browse and experts to speak to about equipment and  support services for getting the best out of life with reduced hearing. Looking forward to seeing you there!

NDS Launches Christmas Appeal 2019

Christmas Appeal main image

To coincide with the international day of charity fundraising, Giving Tuesday, we have today launched our Christmas Appeal 2019 which begins on the 3rd December.

Annual General Meeting 2019

Everyone is welcome to join us for our AGM on Wednesday 4th December 2019. Our AGM is an opportunity to share an overview of what has been happening over the last year at NDS and look forward to our plans for the future.

Booking open for Autumn BSL Courses

A BSL Class in progress

We are pleased to announce that booking is now open for our range of Accredited and Taster BSL Courses here at NDS. Our training department goes from strength to strength with over 100 students on our Signature accredited courses.