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  • Help the Home Office to Test their new Digital Service

    Help the Home Office to Test their new Digital Service

    The Home Office in Sheffield is looking for disabled people to trial a new digital service we have designed. We are offering £40 of shopping vouchers, per hour, as a way of saying thank you for your help.The trial will start from the end of November.

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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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  • 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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  • Chinley and Buxworth Transport Group Petition

    Chinley and Buxworth Transport Group Petition

    The group is asking for your support to sign their petition to the Department for Transport to make Chinley station a station with step-free access.

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  • Access Event

    Access Event

    Sheffield Theatres’ are holding an Access Event on Tuesday 27 June from 3.30pm until 5.00pm at the Crucible Theatre.

    Sheffield Theatres event for individuals and groups who use Audio Description, Captioning or Sign Language services to get to know the venues at Sheffield Theatres. They will be holding familiarisation tours in the Lyceum and Crucible accompanied by Audio Describers, BSL Interpreters and live captioning.

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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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  • Sheffield Doc/Fest Accessibility Focus Group and Survey

    Sheffield Doc/Fest Accessibility Focus Group and Survey

    Doc/Fest organisers are keen to get your views on improving accessibility at this year’s film festival taking place from 9-14 June this year.Can you attend their focus group on Tuesday 11 April from 10-11am at the Showroom Café, Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX or complete their survey?

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  • Celebrate Disabled Access Day at Kelham Island Museum

    Celebrate Disabled Access Day at Kelham Island Museum

    This free and inclusive event on 11 March highlights work that has taken place to improve access at the museum.If you’d like to have a stall at the event, Kelham Island would love to hear from you.

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  • Uber wheelchair user denied taxi service

    Uber wheelchair user denied taxi service

    “In my opinion there needs to be tougher regulations for taxi companies when it comes to giving someone the green light to be a driver; and more required training for all drivers on equality.” says Joshua Gardner who was left at the roadside after being told that his chair would not fit in the car.

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  • Disability Sheffield at SheffEX 2016

    Disability Sheffield at SheffEX 2016

    Disability Sheffield enjoyed attending SheffEX 2016 to engage with the city’s leading businesses on the benefits of working with disabled people and attracting disabled customers in order to tap into the £80Bn spending power.

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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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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

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