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£6,500 raised for NESS at Dine with the Dons sports lunch

Our Dine with the Dons sports lunch was a great success and we would like to thank everyone who supported...

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Giving the deaf community a voice on prime time TV breaks down barriers

For many of us, “Strictly” has become an annual Saturday evening feature on the run-up to Christmas. Over 19 series, almost 300 celebrities: actors, sports stars, TV personalities, comics etc. have been matched up with professional dancers to learn, perform and compete in front of the nation. It’s dramatic, it’s entertaining, it’s competitive. And now, thanks to the impact of one Rose Ayling-Ellis, it’s also breaking new ground for inclusivity, Deaf awareness and equality.

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Christmas Calendars now available

Support NESS by purchasing our 2022 Fundraising Calendar.

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North East Sensory Services (NESS) is keen to give satisfaction and treats complaints seriously. If you are unhappy with any aspect of our service, please raise it with any member of staff or volunteer. Most matters can probably be resolved without further difficulty.

Call us on 0345 271 2345
or Text 07593 102 004


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