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  • Disability Hub Priority Issues and Satisfaction Survey 2017

    Disability Hub Priority Issues and Satisfaction Survey 2017

    Disability Hub members are invited to take part in the Disability Hub Priority Issues Satisfaction Survey 2017, our annual questionnaire to get your feedback about the Hub. If you’re not already a member find out more about how to get involved.

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  • Final Call for Special Olympics plus Olympic Fringe Events

    Final Call for Special Olympics plus Olympic Fringe Events

    A final call has just gone out for those who wish to watch or get involved with the Special Olympics GB National Games which are taking place in Sheffield this week. Please do what you can to show your support by coming into the city to enjoy the Games and Fringe activities.

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  • Launch of MS Benefits Advice Service

    Launch of MS Benefits Advice Service

    We are pleased to announce that people affected by Multiple Sclerosis in Sheffield , Rotherham and Barnsley can from today contact our exclusive new service for benefits advice, developed in partnership with MS Society Local Groups. Contact our dedicated MS benefits advice service phone number on 0114 253 6774 or email us at msbenefits@disabilitysheffield.org.uk.

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  • Invitation to Independent Direct Payment Support Service Meeting

    Invitation to Independent Direct Payment Support Service Meeting

    Sheffield City Council have agreed to adopt our proposals for an Independent Direct Payment Support Service. We would therefore like to invite people in receipt of a direct payment, family carers and colleagues in the council and CCG to a meeting on Tuesday 11th July from 10.15am to 12.15pm at Quaker Meeting House, to help us refine what a specification for such a service will look like prior to it being commissioned in the Autumn.

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  • Farewell to Kathryn

    Farewell to Kathryn

    It’s with pride tinged with sadness that we’ve said our goodbyes to our fantastic development worker, Kathryn Littlewood, who many of you will know and love! Kathryn has successfully applied for a secondment opportunity with the Department for Works and Pensions which started this week.

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  • £40,000 DRILL Employment Research Project Awarded to SOHAS

    £40,000 DRILL Employment Research Project Awarded to SOHAS

    The ‘Disabled People – Getting In and Staying On’ project, managed by SOHAS with support from Disability Sheffield, will explore organisations’ perceptions of employing disabled people and create jobs for disabled people or people with long term health conditions.

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  • Your Photos Wanted for Leisure Exhibition

    Your Photos Wanted for Leisure Exhibition

    To coincide with the Special Olympics coming to Sheffield we’re planning a photographic exhibition in the Winter Gardens during August to celebrate disabled people taking part in leisure activities you enjoy in the city.

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  • Tuesday Cycling Sessions Starting from 25th April

    Tuesday Cycling Sessions Starting from 25th April

    Thanks to a great response to our appeal for volunteers, Sheffield Cycling 4 All are starting cycling sessions on a Tuesday from 25th April from 10 to 3pm (term time only) alongside the Thursday sessions which run during the school holidays too. We’re still seeking volunteers to join the Tuesday team so do please get in touch if you’re interested.

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  • Sheffield Opening Doors for Disabled People and Carers

    Sheffield Opening Doors for Disabled People and Carers

    Disability Sheffield has teamed up with Sheffield City Council and Nimbus to offer the new “Access Card” for disabled people and a “Carers Card” to anyone caring for someone in Sheffield. As part of the “Accessible Sheffield” project the aim is to make life easier for people. A group of young carers tried out their cards at Quasar.

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  • Tuesday Cycling Session Volunteers Needed

    Tuesday Cycling Session Volunteers Needed

    After a very successful and rewarding 2016 delivering our Sheffield Cycling4All sessions in Hillsborough Park on Thursdays, we are seeking volunteers to join our new Tuesday team.

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