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  • Paces Administration Worker Vacancy

    Paces Administration Worker Vacancy

    Paces has a vacancy for an Administration Worker working Monday, Thursday and Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm at £8.45 per hour.The closing date is Friday 13th October at 5pm.

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  • Free Development Workshop for Community Groups

    Free Development Workshop for Community Groups

    Want to grow your organisation? Come along to A FREE session with the VAS development team and SYFAB for small groups in Sheffield on Tuesday 3rd October 2017.

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  • Change Needed in Media Portrayal of Disabled People

    Change Needed in Media Portrayal of Disabled People

    Calls are being made for change as disabled people say they don’t feel they are well represented in either broadcast or printed media. Essentialaids.com have created a colourful, thought-provoking campaign that helps represent disabled people and their mobility products in a fresh, exciting way. The campaign is hopefully helping to get others to rethink how disabled people are portrayed – or sometimes just being plain ignored.

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  • Test Bed Programme Announces New App

    Test Bed Programme Announces New App

    The SOS UK app is being offered as a free download to the public and will contain details of medications, allergies and other information useful in an emergency.

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  • United Nations calls for Action on Rights for Disabled People in UK

    United Nations calls for Action on Rights for Disabled People in UK

    A UN committee has told the UK government to produce an annual progress report on how it is implementing the recommendations of a damning inquiry that found it guilty of “grave and systematic violations” of key parts of the disability convention.

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  • Access Event at Sheffield Theatres

    Access Event at Sheffield Theatres

    Get to meet the team on a familiarisation tour on Friday 29 September in the Lyceum and Crucible Theatre accompanied by Audio Describers, BSL Interpreters and live captioning, plus tea and cake!

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  • Sheffield CCG Annual Public Meeting

    Sheffield CCG Annual Public Meeting

    The APM takes place on Thursday September 28th from 2-4pm at Sheffield United’s Ambassador Suite. If you want to submit a question for the panel of directors mail it by the 21st.

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  • Department for Transport Consultation

    Department for Transport Consultation

    The Department for Transport (DfT) is seeking feedback on a draft accessibility action plan which sets out proposals to improve the travel experience for disabled people. The consultation will run until 15 November 2017.

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  • Sheffield Equality Hub Newsletter for September

    Sheffield Equality Hub Newsletter for September

    Catch up with all the latest news and events this month in the Sheffield Equality Hub newsletter.

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  • Accountable Care Organisations: what are they all about?

    Accountable Care Organisations: what are they all about?

    The next Healthwatch Voluntary Community and Faith Sector Forum event is next Thursday 14th September,10-12noon at Voluntary Action Sheffield All representatives of voluntary, community and faith sector groups across Sheffield are all welcome.

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