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  • The Activity Trap?

    The Activity Trap?

    New research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing benefits if they take part in exercise and are seen to be physically active, according to new research published by Activity Alliance. The study, entitled ‘The Activity Trap: Disabled people’s fear of being active’, shows that four in five disabled people would like to be more active to manage impairments and pain and help them to maintain and improve their physical and mental health.

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  • New Indoor Games & Sport with Sheffield's Community Disability Gym

    New Indoor Games & Sport with Sheffield's Community Disability Gym

    The Disability Awareness with Sport ( D.A.W.S ) community gym is launching a range of indoor games and soft sports sessions starting on Monday 3rd September at South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Centre in Handsworth.

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  • Exercise Tasters for People with MS

    Exercise Tasters for People with MS

    These free exercise tasters in September give people with Multiple Sclerosis the chance to try new activities at their local leisure centre.The venues are fully accessible, wheelchair friendly with good parking and transport links.

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  • Join Cycling 4 All at Sheffield City Ride 2018

    Join Cycling 4 All at Sheffield City Ride 2018

    Join Disability Sheffield’s disabled cycling group Cycling 4 All this Sunday 15th July as they take part in Sheffield’s annual bike ride.

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  • Sheffield Pub has perfect attitude to disability

    Sheffield Pub has perfect attitude to disability

    If you want to know where to go on Saturday to watch the England game, thumbs up to The Barrel pub in Chapeltown. Their staff were dismayed that a parent thought he had to ask if his disabled son would be welcome inside, because of their experience of people’s negative attitudes and comments.

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  • Members wanted for Sheffield International Venues Disability Inclusion Steering Group

    Members wanted for Sheffield International Venues Disability Inclusion Steering Group

    Disability Sheffield and Sheffield City Trust are looking for disabled people to be part of a steering group to provide clear and concise guidance on how Sheffield International Venues can be more inclusive for disabled people in its policies, processes and programmes.

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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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  • 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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  • Within Reach Celebration Event

    Within Reach Celebration Event

    Join in a range of sporting activities at this free fun packed event on 27 March 2018 from 10 to 2.30 at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield, including Wheelchair Basketball, Dance, Racerunning, Cricket, Athletics, Football, Bowling, Golf, Boccia and Curling.

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  • Free Dance to Health Sessions

    Free Dance to Health Sessions

    If you are an older person who has had a fall or is worried about falling, Dance to Health is a FREE and fun falls prevention session. No Dance experience necessary!

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