P685 Teletext 685 May24 16:00:04        ————————————————————————————  BILL DIES  T  The Civil Rights (Disabled Persons) Bill finally ended its passage through Parliament when Nicholas Scott, Minister for Disabled People, "talked" it out last Friday. The Government also claimed that there was no quorum for voting on the Bill as Labour MPs were attending ex-Leader John Smith's funeral. The demase of the Bill has angered many people and many MPs. ——————————————————————————————————1/10— Connect 680 Godlines 686-88 Deafview is brought to you by dletext Ltd and the RNID Godlines Lost Touch TV guide Education
P685 Teletext 685 May24 16:02:14        ————————————————————————————  BETRAYAL T  After the end of the Civil Rights Bill last week, Bob Peckford, BDA Director of Advocacy, said: "The issue of civil rights will not go away - sooner or later the campaign will succeed." TUC policy officer Richard Exell said: "The GoverVlfnt's worst mistake wasn't to mislead Parliament - the betrayal of millions of disabled people was. "The campaign for equal rights for disabled people will continue." ——————————————————————————————————2/10— Connect 680 Godlines 686-88 Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Godlines Lost Touch TV guide Education
P685 Teletext 685 May24 16:02:15       ————————————————————————————  THEATRE SURVEY David Sizer of hnnitus Helpline has done a small survey of theatre probHsion in the East Midlands. He found that 31% in Derbyshire, Leicestershire and NottingP—nshire has minicoms, while 47% had a loop system installed. 37% has put on a sagned performance while 10% have had awareness training for staff; the same percentage had put in flashing interval light systems. ——————————————————————————————————3'10— Connect 680 Godlines 686-88 Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Godlines Lost Touch TV guide Education
P685 Teletext 685 May24 16:02:24       ————————————————————————————  UNEMPLOYMENT IN NORTH EAST   Unemployldnt hits Deaf people harder than hearing people in the North East, church delegates heard at a meeting about unemployment. The National Deaf Church Conference organised the meeting in Newcastle to discuss what was happening to help Deaf people gain employment. Secretary Rev. Mike Sabell 3—xb: "The Church has to give Deaf people more confidence in day-to-day living." ——————————————————————————————————4/10— Connect 680 Godlines 686-88 Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Godlines Lost Touch TV guide Education
P685 Teletext 685 May24 16:03:45          ————————————————————————————   LOOPS IN MARKS Hard of hearing people are giveng "a good reception" to the newly installed loop systems in Marks and Spencer stores in the north of England. The loops are in the customer serjHce desks and were installed in Harrogate after some awareness training from the Sympathetic Hearing Scheme. Diane Holmes, Training Co-ordinator says: "I am very please that we can help anybody in any way." ——————————————————————————————————5/10— Connect 680 Godlines 686-88 Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Godlines Lost Touch TV guide Education
P685 Teletext 685 May24 16:05:11       ———————————————————————————  MORE MEETINGS Hundreds of people attended meetings organised by the RNID and BDA in Glasgow and Manchester. Robert Mather, US lawyer, spoke at both meetings 3—xjng: "I would like to share with British people the lesson that the Americans with Disabiliries Act works." "The Act is not seen as a costly burden - it is seen as pro-business. There is access to new markets and people with disabilities now have access." ——————————————————————————————————6/10— Connect 680 Godlines 686-88 Deafview is brought to you by $fletext Ltd and the RNID Godlines Lost Touch TV guide Education
P685 Teletext 685 May24 16:05:38       ————————————————————————————  PROJECT EXHIBITION   Five Deaf photographers have produced visually amazing and innovative work useng multi-media thanks to a scheme involving the Tate Gallery.. Their project work mixed paintings and photography on to a computer CD-Rom disk. The results were on show last week for interested observers. Angee Whitbread, Tate Gallery education officer, said "I'm very excired. It's the srart of something really exciting. ——————————————————————————————————7/10— Connect 680 Godlines 686-88 Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Godlines Lost Touch TV guide Education
P685 Teletext 685 May24 16:00:40       ————————————————————————————  FORUM ACTORS  Deaf actors have been recruited for the National Deaf Forum Theatre Tour. The six are Paula and Fiona Garfield, Shainal Vasant, Ilan Dwek, Heidi Marks and Natalie Koenig. The Forum Theatre uses innovative drama to invove the audience. Shape Deaf Arts Officer John Wilson says: "We had a very good response and have chosen six strong young people." ——————————————————————————————————8/10— Connect 680 Godlines 686-88 Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Godlines Lost Touch TV guide E$rBation
P685 Teletext 685 May24 16:00:01         ————————————————————————————   DOUR MATCH  England and Scotland Deaf football teams will share the Home International Rotary Cup after they battled to a draw A fierce wind disrupted the game in hvdrpool and made it difficult for the teams to play. Scotland scored first from a close range shot. They looked on course for a deservdd victory when England were awarded an undisputed penalty with three minutes reU—jning to play. ——————————————————————————————————9/10— Connect 680 Godlines 686-88 Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Godlines Lost Touch TV guide Education
P685 Teletext 685 May24 16:01:00       ————————————————————————————  BEDOUINS AND CIVIL WAR... Meet Deaf Bedouins with Clare McCann in the Sinai Desert with temperatures of 40 degrees celcius in this week's AT LEISURE on Saturday at 12.00. Presented by Carolyn Edwards and John Wilson, the progralld also shows a Deaf man fighting the English Civil War all over —gain. Items to Paul Redfern, Deafview, 105 Gower Street, London WC1E 6AH. Fax 071 388 2346 MiFHcom 071 383 3154 ——————————————————————————————————10/10 DEAFVIEW UPDA$DS TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Godlines Lost Touch TV guide Education