Lisa Kelly: An actor with a bright future ahead Lisa Kelly: An actor with a bright future ahead
Lisa Kelly: An actor with a bright future ahead
This week, Signature share with you more about Lisa Kelly, an actor who has worked on the h … Read More
Lisa Kelly: An actor with a bright future ahead
Reflecting on Welsh Sporting Success Reflecting on Welsh Sporting Success
Reflecting on Welsh Sporting Success
Kristy, a fluent Welsh Speaker resides in Cardiff with her family; her wife Elian and their … Read More
Reflecting on Welsh Sporting Success
Political Parties Under Pressure to Provide BSL Translations Political Parties Under Pressure to Provide BSL Translations
Political Parties Under Pressure to Provide BSL Translations
No BSL No Vote Campaign is Launched A leading disability rights pioneer has launched a camp … Read More
Political Parties Under Pressure to Provide BSL Translations
Don’t be Silenced: #NoBSLNoVote Don’t be Silenced: #NoBSLNoVote
Don't be Silenced: #NoBSLNoVote
To Whom it May Concern, Date: 04/06/2024 RE: Inclusion of Deaf People in the Gener … Read More
Don’t be Silenced: #NoBSLNoVote
Rachel Shenton: Academy Award Winner Rachel Shenton: Academy Award Winner
Rachel Shenton: Academy Award Winner
This week Signature share with you more about Rachel Shenton, an actor and writer best-know … Read More
Rachel Shenton: Academy Award Winner

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Lisa Kelly: An actor with a bright future ahead

12th Jun 2024

This week, Signature share with you more about Lisa Kelly, an actor who has worked on the hit series Sex Education as well as long-standing soap opera, Eastenders. Lisa is deaf and her first language is British Sign Language (BSL). Lisa highlights to us more about her passion for acting as well as the influencers …

Reflecting on Welsh Sporting Success

08th Jun 2024

Kristy, a fluent Welsh Speaker resides in Cardiff with her family; her wife Elian and their children Macsen (18) and Ffion-Haf (14). Kristy, who works full time as a Specialist Teacher of Deaf Children & Young People, is currently working towards her British Sign Language level 4 qualification. Kristy herself knows the barriers faced by …

Political Parties Under Pressure to Provide BSL Translations

05th Jun 2024

No BSL No Vote Campaign is Launched A leading disability rights pioneer has launched a campaign to encourage political parties and TV networks to provide British Sign Language (BSL) translations of their broadcasts and manifestos to make sure BSL users have access to vital political information. The #NoBSLNoVote campaign has already garnered support from leading …

Don’t be Silenced: #NoBSLNoVote

05th Jun 2024

To Whom it May Concern, Date: 04/06/2024 RE: Inclusion of Deaf People in the General Election in 2024 – Provision of British Sign Language Interpreting We write on behalf of various Deaf people, and Deaf peoples’ organisations and charities who have contacted us to ask us to draw your attention to the importance of ensuring …

Rachel Shenton: Academy Award Winner

05th Jun 2024

This week Signature share with you more about Rachel Shenton, an actor and writer best-known for being in Hollyoaks and the Oscar winning short film, The Silent Child. Throughout this blog, Shenton highlights the reasons behind commencing her BSL journey and more about the ideas behind the short film that she wrote, The Silent Child. …

Glastonbury 2024 returns with BSL interpreted performances

02nd Jun 2024

The BBC, Glastonbury’s exclusive broadcast partner, brings audiences its longest celebration of the festival yet in 2024, with six weeks of build-up and coverage from Monday 3rd June-Sunday 14th July across TV, BBC iPlayer, radio and BBC Sounds. Photo credit: BBC Lorna Clarke, BBC Director of Music says: “The BBC’s coverage of Glastonbury is one …

Accessibility expansion in the North East

01st Jun 2024

In a recent step towards maximising accessibility, all North East Ambulance Service vehicles will have an iPad equipped with SignVideo. The app enables staff to access the video relay service to communicate with Deaf and BSL patients. The app will be accessible for 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. The video interpreter …

Lisa Kelly

29th May 2024

This week, Signature share with you more about Lisa Kelly, a poet who has had a fascination with literature from a young age. Lisa expands on her experiences of single-sided deafness and some of her proudest achievements.   1. Hi Lisa, first, could you please introduce yourself to our weekly readers here at Signature. Hello! …

Flashing Lights Media – The Essay: A Different Way to Listen, BBC Radio 3 – Press Release

23rd May 2024

Flashing Lights Media has produced a five-part radio series which explores different and unique experiences of deaf professionals working with music. Each deaf essayist tells their own story with illuminating results. The series airs at 21:45 on BBC Radio 3, with BSL videos available on the BBC Sounds page at the same time. A new …

Charlotte Payne: Deaf athlete with a bright future ahead

22nd May 2024

This week, Signature got in contact with Charlotte Payne, a British Champion GB athlete who has been deaf since early childhood. Charlotte shares with readers where her love for sport derived from as well as some of the challenges she has faced as a deaf athlete. Hi Charlotte, first, could you please introduce yourself to …

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