Tag Archives: AFILS

Check where you are digging/cutting


The idea that digging a few holes in a piece of land to erect a fence could lead to thousands of homes and businesses and hundreds of thousands of people becoming disconnected from their phones, TV and internet sounds like … Continue reading

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Technology that needs champions


There is a form of well established science that has the potential to change the life experiences of over 2m people in society. Sadly many of these people are poorly served by the way this proven piece of technology is … Continue reading

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Amazing sounds and sights


A few days ago the on-line Telegraph published a video of a 3 month old baby hearing the voice of her mother for the first time. Idaho resident Annabelle Lawrence was born profoundly deaf, but doctors discovered that her auditory nerve … Continue reading

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Birmingham in words and sounds


Thursday was a significant day in the lives of many residents and visitors to the UK’s second City. After 5 years and at least £750M, New Street Station was reopened having been entirely rebuilt from the outside to the inside. There … Continue reading

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Access all Areas


A recent discussion on Facebook focused on the challenge of getting to the sea edge in Brighton for those with wheelchairs. Although the Pier and some of the concrete platforms are accessible the beach itself is not. Special wheelchairs have been designed … Continue reading

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Change is in the hear


I have blogged from time to time about the importance of installing good quality hearing loops in public buildings and indeed in any setting where visitors or residents rely completely or partly on hearing aids or cochlear implants to interact with … Continue reading

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