Champion for the deaf is appointed

CHAMPIONING THE CAUSE: Gareth Foulkes with Derfel who alerts him to things like the doorbell, telephone, alarm clock or smoke alarm. PHOTO: John Maddrell JM130125 (139).

CHAMPIONING THE CAUSE: Gareth Foulkes with Derfel who alerts him to things like the doorbell, telephone, alarm clock or smoke alarm. PHOTO: John Maddrell JM130125 (139).

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A NEW champion to look after the interests of deaf people in the Isle of Man has just started a two-year tenure.

Gareth Foulkes and his hearing dog Derfel are based for three weeks in every month with the Manx Deaf Society at its offices in Somerset Road, Douglas.

For the other week he will work from home in his native Anglesey.

 

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