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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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Join Cycling 4 All at Sheffield City Ride 2018

Join Cycling 4 All at Sheffield City Ride 2018

Join Disability Sheffield’s disabled cycling group Cycling 4 All this Sunday 15th July as they take part in Sheffield’s annual bike ride.

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Alice's Blog from Strasbourg

Alice's Blog from Strasbourg

In this guest blog Alice, one of Disability Sheffield’s Advocacy Workers, shares her experience of a recent training course that she attended in Strasbourg France, entitled ‘Active citizenship and political participation of young disabled people as a pathway towards Independent Living’.

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Disability Sheffield Shortlisted for Charity of  the Year at Sainsbury's

Disability Sheffield Shortlisted for Charity of the Year at Sainsbury's

We are proud to announce that Disability Sheffield has been shortlisted for the Local Charity of the Year award at the Sainsbury’s on Division Street in the city centre.We hope we have your vote next time you call in to shop there. Thank you.

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Tuesday 24th July

Cancelled: Sheffield Cycling 4 All: 10am - 3pm

Today’s cycling sessions have been cancelled due to the Tramlines Festival. Sessions will restart on Tuesday 31st July. We apologise for any inconvenience.
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Thursday 26th July

Cancelled: Sheffield Cycling 4 All: 10am - 3pm

Today’s cycling sessions have been cancelled due to the Tramlines Festival. Sessions will restart on Tuesday 31st July. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Thursday 26th July

Reaching Out

A free event for people over 50 in Sheffield at St Mary’s Community Centre on Bramall Lane, aimed at promoting social activity and independence for...

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Saturday 18th August

Reach Sheffield Street Party

Reach Sheffield are organising a community street party at Newfield Green. The event will take place along the concourse at Newfield Green with activities...

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Workplace Fire Safety

Workplace Fire Safety

Manchester Metropolitan University is undertaking research into workplace fire safety. The study aims to gather information on how deaf or disabled people feel about their safety if there is a fire at work or in education and welcomes your views in their survey.

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'Rate It!' Disability Consumer Review Site Opens

'Rate It!' Disability Consumer Review Site Opens

Do you rate it? This new website developed in partnership with the Research Institute for Disabled Consumers, Leicestershire CIL and Enabled by Design,offers disabled people a space to share their views and reviews of products. The aim is to build a thriving community of product reviewers who can help each other to research, choose and buy the products that will work best for them.

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Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to employment

Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to employment

Walking for Purpose is starting its 5th block of walks on Tuesday 10 July and will be delivering the project in Burgreave.

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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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feedback training

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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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