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1997

New local government structure in Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland.

100th Year Anniversary celebrated – Welford Road premises renamed as the Centre for Deaf People

2003

First test of video telephony between Primary Care Trusts and University Hospitals of Leicester and the Centre for Deaf People.

2004

Politician Keith Vaz MP appointed as AD Patron.

2005

Leicestershire County Council terminated service level agreement thus ending its long association of social work provision to the Centre for Deaf People.

2006

The charity re-branded and re-launched as Action Deafness.

2007

Spotlight on Deafness Research document published with support from Leicestershire County Council Adult & Social Care Service.

2008

Action Deafness, a company limited by guarantee, established for trading services across the UK.

Deaf Parenting Programme established with two-year funding from The Parenting
Fund.

2009

AD Books launched.

AD Cultural launched with the new three-year Lottery project, Hear Now.

Governing document restructured with AD’s status as service provider assured thus ending ties with the Leicester Diocesan Board of Finance.

Archbishop of Leicester steps down as Honourable President of Leicester & County
Mission.

2010

135 Welford Road, Leicester sold. Action Deafness offices moved to the Peepul Centre.

Leicester Deaf Users Groups relocated to The Firs Social Club, Leicester and continues to be financially supported by Action Deafness.

Communication and Interpreting Service rebranded as AD Communications.

Action Deafness acquired a grant from the DWP for the successful delivery of 61 temporary staff via [Read More]

2011

Obtained quality standards ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 accreditation.

AD Tech and AD Employment launched at an evening reception at the House of Commons, London.

AD Communications successfully acquired a framework contract with Walsall Council for BSL interpreting provision.

Politician Andrew Bridgen MP appointed as AD Patron.