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After 100 years as the RNID it will now be known as Action on Hearing Loss and will help those who are hard of hearing, deaf and suffering tinnitus.
Dr Ralph Holme, head of biomedical research at the RNID, said: "The better peripheral vision experienced by people who are deaf has significant benefits for their everyday lives."
On Sunday, August 21 - the final day of his pedal-athon - he will be joined by staff and volunteers from RNID Action on Hearing Loss Cymru.
Volunteer co-ordinator at RNID, Sandra Welburn, says: "We're looking forward to celebrating our centenary with a special event in Morpeth Town Hall which will have something for everyone.
Funded by The Co-operative, the new Hear to Help project is being run by RNID Cymru in partnership with the Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board.
Jayne Dulson, director of NDCS Cymru, said: "We are delighted to have worked with the Welsh Assembly Government, BACP and RNID Cymru to produce this invaluable guidance.
* CHEQUE THIS OUT: Nine-year-old Harry Woodhouse (front) and RNID case worker Emma Allen (left) accept the David Brown cheque from managing director Ian Farquhar and staff Ian Tracey, Sue Elvidge and Sally England.
Sandra, aged 57, who was deputy head teacher at Rokeby Infant School, had an awesome time exploring the Great Wall in the hills of Beijing while raising vital funds for RNID's work creating a world where deafness or hearing loss do not limit or determine opportunity.
RNID Cymru's message is simple - if you have hearing difficulties, check your hearing now so you can start taking steps to return to a fulfilling and active life.
RNID is launching Seven Simple Steps (www.7simplesteps.org.uk) during the week to encourage people to think about what their first step would be to change the world for deaf and hard of hearing people.
"We'd urge everyone to call 0845 600 5555 to take RNID's telephone hearing check and ensure that you continue to hear your favourite Scottish sounds."
The RNID believes "that MP3 manufacturers have a responsibility to their customers to alert them to the potential dangers of listening to their products at high volumes."
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