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The Centre for Independent Living

We are a membership and user led organisation, run and controlled by disabled people. We promote independent living for disabled people in Sheffield. By independent living we mean that disabled people have the same freedom and rights to exercise choice and control over their own lives as any other person.

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Disability Sheffield's Cycling 4 All featured on BBC's DIY SOS:The Big Build

Disability Sheffield's Cycling 4 All featured on BBC's DIY SOS:The Big Build

Nick Knowles accompanied Terry Guest as he visits Sheffield Cycling 4 All, Disability Sheffield’s inclusive cycling project, in this recent episode of the long running BBC DIY programme.

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Free Information Session on Becoming a Personal Assistant within the Social Care Sector

Free Information Session on Becoming a Personal Assistant within the Social Care Sector

Do you want to know more about one of the fastest growing professions in the country for both full and part time employment? Then we would like to welcome you to one of our free information and activity learning sessions on 1 March from 1.30-4.30pm at the Circle. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Hate Crime Task Group Report

Hate Crime Task Group Report

Aiming to understand the different ways hate crime can be reported in Sheffield, identifying things that are working well and any areas where improvements could be made, the Task Group have now drafted their report, which outlines their findings and recommendations.

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Wednesday 1st March

Free Information Session on Becoming a Personal Assistant

Do you want to know more about one of the fastest growing professions in the country for both full and part time employment? If so,...

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Tuesday 28th March

Disability Hub - 10am - 12.30pm

Location; Town Hall. Further details to follow.

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Thursday 2nd March

Ataxia Branch Meeting - Mindfulness Talk - 11am - 1pm

The Sheffield Ataxia branch meeting is held on the first Thursday each month at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield S1 4FW. The group had...

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Friday 3rd March

Carers Consultation and Wellbeing Event - 10.30 - 1.30

With support from Sheffield Carers Centre, Zest are setting up a new regular group for Carers who live in
Upperthorpe, Netherthorpe, Langsett and Walkley.

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'Slow' progress on High Street Access for Disabled People

'Slow' progress on High Street Access for Disabled People

Penny Mordaunt, the Minister of State for Disabled People announces new champions to address the issues faced by disabled consumers, following a survey by DisabledGo showing that a quarter of fashion retailers do not have step-free access.

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London Fashion Week - 'We're the same'

London Fashion Week - 'We're the same'

The casting of Kelly Knox, who was born without the lower half of her left arm, and amputee Jack Eyers, by British design duo Teatum Jones ,is a first for London Fashion Week.

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Public Health England Campaign to Act FAST.

Public Health England Campaign to Act FAST.

Act FAST, it’s time to dial 999 if you recognise any of the stroke key symptoms affecting face, arms or speech.

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Disability Sheffield is a forward-thinking, energetic organisation doing a lot of positive work in Sheffield. I have no doubt they will continue to do so for a long time to come.
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Ruth

When I moved to Sheffield nearly five years ago it was my "go to" organisation. I expect it to stay that way. All the staff and volunteers seem to pull out little gems of effort that disabled people like me couldn't do without. Professionally and personally - I love em :)
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Andrew Crooks

Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
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A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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