P157 Teletext 157 Dec11 23:17:21          ———————————————————————————   MILLIONS MISS OUT ON PUBLIC SERVICES Deaf and hard of hearing people are routinely excluded from public services, according to a new report. RNID's Access To Communication In English report reveals that 26% of people needing help with communication did not receive it. In addition, 22% of people got the wrong type of communication support and 55% did not receive any information about what support was available. ——————————————————————————————————————— Deafview - Telephone 020 7296 8145 BAMBOOZLE! TRY OUR GREAT QUIZ p140 Missing Crimestopp Community TV Guide
P157 Teletext 157 Dec11 23:17:57          ———————————————————————————   LACK OF AWARENESS 'A DISGRACE' RNID head of campaigns Chris Underwood said: "It is a disgrace that public services are proving to be unaware of the needs of deaf and hard of hearing people. "Such a lack of equality in accessing services is not acceptable. We believe the Department Of Work And Pensions should act promptly to address this situation." For full details, see rnid.org.uk ——————————————————————————————————————— Deafview - Telephone 020 7296 8145 For all the seasonal fun in your area go to our Christmas event guide p370 Missing Crimestopp Community TV Guide
P157 Teletext 157 Dec11 23:18:19          ———————————————————————————   CHARITY CALLS FOR ACTION RNID's new campaign is calling on the Department Of Work And Pensions to: Issue mandatory guidance to all local authorities on their duties under the Disability Discrimination Act to provide deaf people with communication support. Tackle the shortage of communication support workers by increasing support to people who wish to train as sign language interpreters. ——————————————————————————————————————— Disability 156 Godlines 149 BACK A WINNER WITH RACING NEWS p550 Missing Crimestopp Community TV Guide
P157 Teletext 157 Dec11 23:18:31          ———————————————————————————   STEM CELL RESEARCH COULD TREAT DEAFNESS A scientist from Sheffield University is using embryonic stem cells to develop a new treatment for deafness. Dr Marcello Rivolta said his research had shown that stem cells for sensory nerves could be regrown in the ear. "This could eventually help people who've lost their hearing as a result of degeneration of the cochlea, loud music or drug treatment, and those with certain genetic conditions," he said. ——————————————————————————————————————— Deafview - Telephone 020 7296 8145 MOVIE NEWS, REVIEWS, LISTINGS p310 Missing Crimestopp Community TV Guide
P157 Teletext 157 Dec11 23:16:07          ———————————————————————————   CASH BOOST FOR DEAF NETBALL CLUB West Midlands Deaf Netball has been presented with a grant of £4,212 by Award For All. The money is being used by the club to buy equipment, provide a new coach, join the Birmingham Netball League and give deaf people the opportunity to take coaching and umpire courses. For more details about deaf people's netball or the club, e-mail: jackieparkins67@hotmail.com ——————————————————————————————————————— e-mail - deafview@rnid.org.uk FIND YOUR LOST LOVED ONES p151 Missing Crimestopp Community TV Guide
P157 Teletext 157 Dec11 23:16:15          ———————————————————————————   OAK LODGE CERTIFICATE CELEBRATION RNID's head Of education Suzanne Mackenzie presented deaf students from Oak Lodge School with certificates for the City and Guilds Adult Numeracy, Literacy and IT Skills awards. "This event was a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the achievements of British Sign Language users," she said. A celebration was held at the school in Balham, which included signed songs and food cooked by the students. ——————————————————————————————————————— Deafview - Telephone 020 7296 8145 TV PLUS NEWS AND FEATURES p130 Missing Crimestopp Community TV Guide
P157 Teletext 157 Dec11 23:16:41          ———————————————————————————   MOVIE NEWS — BRIDGET JONES Subtitled screenings of Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason will be shown at: London West End Odeon - December 11. Birmingham City Vue - December 12 Sheffield Vue - December 12. Swindon Cineworld - December 12-13. Hereford Odeon - December 13. York Vue - December 14. olchester Odeon - December 14 and 16 For more listings, see rnid.org.uk and yourlocalcinema.com ——————————————————————————————————————— Deafview - Textphone 020 7296 8029 TV PLUS NEWS AND FEATURES p130 Missing Crimestopp Community TV Guide
P157 Teletext 157 Dec11 23:17:03          ———————————————————————————   SIGNED PANTO AT NOTTINGHAM Three performances of the popular Christmas panto, Sleeping Beauty, will be signed at the Nottingham Playhouse next week. The times are: December 13 at 2.30pm, December 14 at 7.30pm and December 16 at 7.30pm. Ring 0115 941 9419 (tel) or 0115 947 6100 (textphone) for tickets. ——————————————————————————————————————— Editor: Tim Russell, Deafview, 19-23 Featherstone St, London EC1Y 8SL. Tel:020 7296 8145. Fax: 020 7296 8021. ——————————————————————————————————8/8—— Our next edition starts on Tuesday TV PLUS NEWS AND FEATURES p130 Missing Crimestopp Community TV Guide