Christmas Closure and Service update 2021

The NDS office and building will be closed over the Christmas period. Please see below for information about services in BSL:

Interpreting Service

The Interpreting service will be open as normal Monday 20th – Thursday 23rd. There will be limited cover on Friday 24th

Interpreting service is closed at weekends and on Bank Holidays: Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th December and Monday 3rd Jan except for emergencies.

If health problem use NHS 111 BSL service on sign video.

Building closed between Christmas and New year but the service is open on Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st December. Please use skype if you can to contact the coordinators.

Service open as normal from Tuesday 4th January, Duty time by appointment Weds 5th January 2022.

If you have any appointments between 20th Dec and 4th January already booked and decide not to go please let the coordinators know as soon as possible.

Welfare Rights Service:

Welfare Rights service is open on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd Dec.

Service is closed from Thursday 23rd and re-opens 4th January.

If any problems email or text and Alison will contact in New Year.

Deaf Community Link Worker

The preventative service will be closed from Wed 22nd December and re-open on Tuesday 4th January.

General Information

The NDS building will be closed from Friday 24th December and re-open on Tuesday 4th January 2022.

BSL and Lipreading classes finish in the week beginning 13th December and restart on Tuesday 4th January.

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!