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  • Move to Improve - Chair Based Exercise

    Move to Improve - Chair Based Exercise

    Starting 6th November Shipshape invite you to try chair-based, stretching and exercise sessions every Monday from 1 – 2.30pm at the Community Room, Birley Moor Fire Station, Moor Valley, Sheffield, S20 5FA.

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  • Changes Planned for Urgent Primary Care in Sheffield

    Changes Planned for Urgent Primary Care in Sheffield

    Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group has recently revealed plans to open a new Urgent Treatment Centre at the Northern General and close both the Minor Injuries Unit at the Hallamshire Hospital and the Broad Lane Walk-in Centre near the city centre.The deadline for giving your views is Monday 18th December.

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  • National Disabled People’s Summit

    National Disabled People’s Summit

    As part of a campaign to co-ordinate resistance against Government austerity policies this national summit will take place at the NUT headquarters, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, Kings Cross, London WC1H 9BD on Saturday November 4 from 11am-4.30pm.

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  • Davey Appeal Ruling

    Davey Appeal Ruling

    A severely-disabled man has lost an appeal over local authority cuts to his care package in a decision described as ‘devastating’ by disability rights organisations.This was the first case brought under the wellbeing duty of the Care Act and it clearly demonstrated the limits of this duty. It is worth bearing in mind though that the case was mainly lost because of factual evidence.

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  • DRILL Research Project - Employer Survey

    DRILL Research Project - Employer Survey

    Sheffield Employers, we need you! Please help with our ‘Getting On, Keeping On’ research project at Disability Sheffield by completing our quick online survey.In the past the focus has been on the issues disabled people faced – this time we want to look at these issues from an employer’s perspective.

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  • Sheffield Equality Hub Newsletter for October

    Sheffield Equality Hub Newsletter for October

    We support Sheffield City Council to produce their monthly newsletter containing news and events from the Equality Hub Network. Catch up with all the latest news and events this month in the Sheffield Equality Hub newsletter.

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  • Off the Shelf Events

    Off the Shelf Events

    One of Britain’s largest and most accessible literary events, has returned to Sheffield. Since it began in 1991 Off the Shelf has developed into an essential part of the city’s cultural life with personal appearances by many top writers and performers.

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  • This Girl Can Weekender Events

    This Girl Can Weekender Events

    Try something new! Women and girls with an interest in sport – and of any ability range – are being offered free taster sessions at several Sheffield venues from 6-9 October.

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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 the 2nd block of walks on Tuesday 10th October in two new areas in Darnall and Lowedges.

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  • Epilepsy Drug - Warning for Pregnant Women

    Epilepsy Drug - Warning for Pregnant Women

    Almost 70% of women surveyed about a powerful epilepsy drug, Sodium valproate, known as Epilim, have not received new safety warnings about the dangers of taking it during pregnancy.

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