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  • We need your Permission to Continue to Send you our News Bulletins.

    We need your Permission to Continue to Send you our News Bulletins.

    Do you enjoy receiving and reading our weekly news bulletins about local and national disability news and events? If you are already on our mailing list please be aware that on May 25th, changes to data protection will come into effect, aiming to give back control to individuals over how their private information is stored. As a charity which sends out news bulletins, we are required to ask people who are on our mailing list, to resubscribe if you wish to continue to receive our news bulletins.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the Next step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the Next step to Employment

    Are you looking for work or know someone who is? This scheme offers exercise, skills for work, free training and workplace visits and is launching its 4th block of walks on Tuesday 24 April 2018 in two new areas Broomhall and Sharrow.

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  • St Luke's Will Month April 2018

    St Luke's Will Month April 2018

    Have you made a Will? St Luke’s hospice has their annual ‘Will Month’ this April, giving you the chance to get a great deal on making a Will or amending your current Will while supporting St Luke’s.

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  • Bus Access For Wheelchair Users Update

    Bus Access For Wheelchair Users Update

    Although the final Supreme Court ruling fell short of making it a legal requirement for bus companies to compel non-wheelchair passengers to move from the space, the Government has now said it aims to implement new measures including clearer signs saying wheelchair users have priority and powers for drivers to eject passengers who refuse to move.

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  • Take Action in April to be Happier

    Take Action in April to be Happier

    This Active April Action Calendar produced by Action for Happiness has daily suggestion for things to do throughout April 2018 to help you stay active and give your mind and body a boost.

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  • Sheffield Doc/Fest Volunteering Opportunities

    Sheffield Doc/Fest Volunteering Opportunities

    The internationally-acclaimed Sheffield Doc/Fest celebrates its quarter-century this summer – and the organisers are looking for disabled volunteers to help it go well and will be piloting a BSL Buddies scheme.The deadline for applications to be a volunteer is 5pm on Friday April 20.

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  • April Equality Hub Network Newsletter

    April Equality Hub Network Newsletter

    We support Sheffield City Council to produce their monthly newsletter containing news and events from the Equality Hub Network. Catch up with all their latest news this April.

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  • The Street Triage Research Project

    The Street Triage Research Project

    Street Triage involves a combined mental health service and policing approach to mental health crisis care. A Street Triage team might consist of a police officer and a mental health practitioner, working together to help a person experiencing mental health difficulties.If you have accessed the Sheffield Street Triage team at any point since 2013 researchers at the University of Sheffield would like to hear about your experiences.

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  • Healthwatch Sheffield asks for Your Help in Deciding their Priorities

    Healthwatch Sheffield asks for Your Help in Deciding their Priorities

    Our local consumer watchdog for health and social care services, are asking for your help to set their priorities. Healthwatch Sheffield have created an online survey for you to have your say on what they should focus their efforts on over the next two years. The survey closes April 27th.

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  • Reach Community Learning Courses

    Reach Community Learning Courses

    Local organisation, Reach South Sheffield, working with people living in the communities of Gleadless Valley, Lowedges, Batemoor and Jordanthorpe, to overcome barriers and inequalities, has announced their latest range of community learning courses.

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