· Hearing adults who use British Sign Language (BSL) have better reaction times in their peripheral vision · Deaf adults have the best peripheral vision and reaction times comparing to hearing adults and BSL users · Study provides evidence that losing one of your five senses enhances the others People who use British Sign Language (BSL) have better reaction times in their peripheral vision, a new study from the University of Sheffield has found.
Special Olympics GB is delighted to confirm that a young Sheffield dentist has filled the 400th volunteer slot which marks the halfway point in the volunteer search - to sign up for the forthcoming Special Olympics National Summer Games to be held in Sheffield and South Yorkshire this August.
Commenting ahead of the release of the housing white paper by the Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: -Business communities around England want to see housebuilding on the rise as it supports construction and property businesses locally, and increases confidence across the board.
A leading Sheffield-based haulage and logistics firm has added to its ranks with the appointment of a new Operations and Transport Manager.
A group of budding sports stars have won gold in a special competition to encourage young people to take part in sport and physical activity.
Ahead of the Chancellor's Spring Budget on March 8, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is urging the government to take action on delivering real reform to the business rates system.
Housing tenants in the private rented sector are choosing to live in cold homes out of fear of high heating bills and losing their tenancy, according to new research from Sheffield Hallam University.
The recent fall in the value of Sterling is squeezing domestic sales margins, and increasing the cost base of UK businesses, according to the results of the British Chambers of Commerce's (BCC) latest International Trade Survey.