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  • New Automatic Renewal Process for Elderly Travel Passes

    New Automatic Renewal Process for Elderly Travel Passes

    South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive launches their new automatic renewal scheme for senior travel passes.

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  • Disability Sheffield Shortlisted for the Guardian Charity Awards

    Disability Sheffield Shortlisted for the Guardian Charity Awards

    We are proud to announce that we have made the shortlist for the Guardian Charity Awards which is very exciting. There were over 700 applications and we have made the top 30 shortlist. The Guardian Charity Awards offer a unique platform to celebrate the success of small and medium-sized charities working to improve social wellbeing. The five winning charities will be announced at an awards lunch on 13 December at the Guardian’s London head office.

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  • Consultation into the Future of Supertram

    Consultation into the Future of Supertram

    There’s still a chance to have your say on the next 30 years of Sheffield Supertram – the consultation ends on 30th October

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  • Sheffield Adult Care Forum

    In July 2015 a number of Sheffield residents who access Adult Social Care, their families and carers/allies came together in a safe environment to discuss the difficulties they faced, their fears that the system was in crisis and their concerns for the future. Their experiences and personal stories were shared, and subsequently, a report was published. This year they intend to come together again to see what, if anything has changed.

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  • Information and Advice Survey and Mystery Shopping Event

    Information and Advice Survey and Mystery Shopping Event

    Sheffield City Council are reviewing their resources and services and this is your chance to let them know how you want to access information and advice, when you need it . The closing date for the survey is 25 November.

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  • NHS Advocacy Survey

    NHS Advocacy Survey

    NHS England in the North is consulting with clients, families and advocacy providers about advocacy services for adults with a learning disability and or autism. Please help by completing their questionnaire by the end of October.

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  • Health and Wellbeing Roadshows

    Health and Wellbeing Roadshows

    Activity Sheffield’s free Roadshows start on 30 October at Paces School and will showcase Health and Wellbeing activities in and around Sheffield for Disabled People.

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  • Stay Well This Winter

    Stay Well This Winter

    From having your free flu jab, keeping your house warm and protecting yourself from common ailments, find out how to stay healthy this winter.

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  • Sign Will's Petition for Disabled Access in the High Street

    Sign Will's Petition for Disabled Access in the High Street

    Will is campaigning to change the face of the high street and make it a more welcoming and accessible place for everyone. He wants the Equality and Human Rights Commission to play a much more active role in enforcing compliance with the Equality Act.

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  • ‘Here I Am’ Campaign

    ‘Here I Am’ Campaign

    This hard-hitting and very visual campaign by the Royal Mencap Society challenges people’s perceptions of learning disability.

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