Reaching out to the 1 in 5

Photo of Signal's Outreach Worker and The Hub Manager signing in front of the 1 in 5 campaign banner

How many people in your street struggle to hear and shy away from conversation because it can become exhausting or embarrassing? Maybe more than you realise. Hearing loss is a hidden disability […]

Finding a friendly ear

Finding a friendly ear: composite photo of Cecile playing cello & student at Vocational Training Centre for Deaf Learners

Cecile is an active grandmother in her seventies and enjoys playing the cello. Imagine, then, her frustration, as she noticed her hearing gradually deteriorating over the past few years. Cecile, who lives alone but […]

The Hub celebrates a year of helping people

Photo of The Hub manager and volunteers with a birthday cake

Signal: The Hub in Shropshire has celebrated its first year of helping people overcome the isolating effects of deafness, hearing loss or tinnitus. The Hub manager Paul and his team of volunteers have […]

Chalking up the miles!

Chalking up the miles: photo of headteacher and two pupils with hearing impairments

The pupils at Baschurch Primary School near Shrewsbury have taken on the challenge of a sponsored mini-marathon to support Signal and their headteacher Mrs Williams’ first full marathon attempt. The pupils, from four […]

First buddy ready for action as deaf awareness builds

Buddy ready for action: photo of Roger receiving certificate

Signal’s new befriending and deaf awareness project is now fully up and running. We have started conversations with people grappling with hearing loss, trained our first volunteer and held two awareness raising seminars. Our befriending […]

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