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  • Learning Disability England February Newsletter

    Learning Disability England February Newsletter

    Read about the latest news from the national charity helping people and families affected by learning disabilities.

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  • PIP Reform for 'really disabled' Comment Sparks Protest

    PIP Reform for 'really disabled' Comment Sparks Protest

    Opposition MPs and disability charities have expressed dismay after the head of Theresa May’s No. 10 policy unit made “crude distinctions between those with physical impairments and mental health issues” when speaking about reforming Personal Independence Payments.

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  • Get Yourself Active February Newsletter

    Get Yourself Active February Newsletter

    Disability Sheffield is one of four Disabled People‚Äôs User Led Organisations (DPULOs), working together to develop better opportunities for disabled people to get active. Read the partnership’s latest news.

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  • 'Slow' progress on High Street Access for Disabled People

    'Slow' progress on High Street Access for Disabled People

    Penny Mordaunt, the Minister of State for Disabled People announces new champions to address the issues faced by disabled consumers, following a survey by DisabledGo showing that a quarter of fashion retailers do not have step-free access.

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  • London Fashion Week - 'We're the same'

    London Fashion Week - 'We're the same'

    The casting of Kelly Knox, who was born without the lower half of her left arm, and amputee Jack Eyers, by British design duo Teatum Jones ,is a first for London Fashion Week.

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  • Public Health England Campaign to Act FAST.

    Public Health England Campaign to Act FAST.

    Act FAST, it’s time to dial 999 if you recognise any of the stroke key symptoms affecting face, arms or speech.

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  • Building Better Opportunities Peer Ambassador Volunteer Role

    Building Better Opportunities Peer Ambassador Volunteer Role

    Are you thriving in work whilst managing health conditions and/or living with disabilities? Could you help to mentor people with physical and mental health conditions or learning disabilities who want to work but need an extra bit of support? If so you may be interested in applying to volunteer with BBO.

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  • Disability Sheffield's Cycling 4 All featured on BBC's DIY SOS:The Big Build

    Disability Sheffield's Cycling 4 All featured on BBC's DIY SOS:The Big Build

    Nick Knowles accompanied Terry Guest as he visits Sheffield Cycling 4 All, Disability Sheffield’s inclusive cycling project, in this recent episode of the long running BBC DIY programme.

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  • Hate Crime Task Group Report

    Hate Crime Task Group Report

    Aiming to understand the different ways hate crime can be reported in Sheffield, identifying things that are working well and any areas where improvements could be made, the Task Group have now drafted their report, which outlines their findings and recommendations.

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  • Doing Good Business

    Doing Good Business

    Doing Good Business can help unemployed and economically inactive people, aged 25 to 60 ,to make steps towards gaining employment, through one-to-one coaching support which is tailored to suit their lives. Please contact us to find out more.

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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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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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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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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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