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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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#IWILLNOTBEDELETED : Disability Sheffield's Tess Daly stars in Rimmel campaign to combat beauty cyberbullying

#IWILLNOTBEDELETED : Disability Sheffield's Tess Daly stars in Rimmel campaign to combat beauty cyberbullying

Tess Daly, Disability Sheffield’s Individual Employer Project Co-ordinator, appears alongside Rita Ora and Cara Delevine in an emotive film made by cosmetics giant “Rimmel London”, detailing authentic stories of being on the receiving end of beauty cyber-bullying.Last year, 115 million images were deleted from social media because of beauty cyberbullying. The #IWILLNOTBEDELETED campaign,aims to take a stand against this trend.

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Shop for Disability Information at Sainsbury's

Shop for Disability Information at Sainsbury's

Disability Sheffield is in store on 3rd December to highlight the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. We are proud and grateful to be the Local Charity Of The Year for Sainsbury’s Division Street branch and we’ll be there with an information stall from 11am to 2pm.Having a presence in the store is a great opportunity for Sainsbury’s customers calling in over lunchtime to meet the faces behind our logo ,find out all about our work in the city and the services we offer and for us to say thank you in person.

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Celebrate with Us

Celebrate with Us

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to Disability Sheffield’s Celebration Event at the Virgin Lounge on Thursday 6th December from 4 – 6pm, marking 10 years of our advocacy and information service. Over the years, our service has supported disabled people living in Sheffield by providing information and advocacy support on a range of issues, enabling them to live their own lives.

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Tuesday 11th December

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10am - 1pm

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All continue in Hillsborough Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and thanks to HealthRich funding, it’s now only...

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Thursday 13th December

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10am - 1pm

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All continue in Hillsborough Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and thanks to HealthRich funding, it’s now only...

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Friday 14th December

Autism Dialogue Conference 2018 - 9.30am - 5pm

Autism Dialogue, a service that aims to improve the quality of life for all autistic people and improve professional research and support networks, has...

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A Wide Spectrum Of Talents For Christmas Musical

A Wide Spectrum Of Talents For Christmas Musical

Spectrum Theatre Company, an integrated group which contains both autistic and neurotypical talents has launched its Christmas show – a musical entitled Sterling Silver, which is set in Sheffield almost a century ago and tells the story of how buffer girl, Lizzie, and Daniel, heir to Thornton’s cutlery, fall for each other at a time when such things aren’t supposed to happen.

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Have Your Say On Bus Service Changes Proposals

Have Your Say On Bus Service Changes Proposals

Through the four bus partnerships in the county, local bus operators are seeking views and feedback on proposed changes including improvements in service frequency along key corridors and improved access to employment.The consultation runs until Sunday 9 December 2018 and gives you the chance to tell local bus operators what you think before changes are implemented in February 2019

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How Should Information About You Be Used?

How Should Information About You Be Used?

The NHS and local councils in Yorkshire and Humber want to find out your views about what sort of information should be used to improve the healthcare and services you receive and to help make Yorkshire and Humber a better place for everybody.

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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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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

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

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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