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  • Crowdfunding Campaign for Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    Crowdfunding Campaign for Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    Project Chainge, a new initiative from cycling podcast The HKT Podcast, aims to raise £2,000 to buy specially adapted bikes to support children and adults with various difficulties and disabilities for Sheffield Cycling 4 All and the Mental Health Cycling Project.

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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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  • Have Your Say On The Council Budget

    Have Your Say On The Council Budget

    You are invited to take part in a consultation about Sheffield City Council’s spending. The council is planning to set a budget and council tax rates in March and April next year and wants to hear your views before then. The consultation closes on January 11 2019.

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  • Looking for Christmas Cards?

    Looking for Christmas Cards?

    Look no further ! Our very own Sheffield Voices learning disability group has launched a new fundraising Christmas card ( see picture ) featuring a festive drawing by members of the group with the message: ‘A time for happiness, time for friendship, a time for loved ones. Happy Christmas for all.” Very festive !

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  • New Stroke Rehab And Assessment Centre Opens

    New Stroke Rehab And Assessment Centre Opens

    The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, MP, has officially opened the new Stroke Pathway Assessment and Rehabilitation Centre at Norfolk Park.The Minister was joined by staff and patients at an official ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the centre, which ensures patients who are not able to be discharged straight home from hospital receive specialist rehabilitative support, 24 hours a day, at a critical point in their recovery.

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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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  • 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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  • The Disability Hub - Is Basic Income the Alternative to Government Welfare Reforms?

    The Disability Hub - Is Basic Income the Alternative to Government Welfare Reforms?

    For more than 8 years disabled people in the UK have been hit by cuts in vital services, cuts in income and changes to the benefit system which are cruel and harmful. The Disability Hub asks, Is there is at least one alternative to these ideas: Basic Income Plus? This strongly fits within the 2018 DoDP Theme: Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality. Come and join Disability Sheffield, UBI Lab Sheffield and Dr Simon Duffy of the Centre for Welfare Reform at the Disability Hub on 3rd December – the International Day of Disabled People – to find out more.

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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

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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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

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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