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  • Doncaster Sheffield Airport Accessibility Forum Open Day

    Doncaster Sheffield Airport Accessibility Forum Open Day

    As part of their commitment to making the journey through the airport as easy as possible you are invited to the airport’s Accessibility Forum open day on Monday 26th March.

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  • Blue Badge Consultation on Extending Eligibility

    Blue Badge Consultation on Extending Eligibility

    People with ‘invisible’ disabilities and non-physical disabilities could soon be eligible for blue badges, thanks to a planned change in government policies. The Blue Badge consultation is taking place until March 18th, if you wish to give your views.

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  • Thank You - Our Gig Raised over £1000

    Thank You - Our Gig Raised over £1000

    Thank you to everyone who took time to come to our charity fundraiser on Saturday night at Crookes Social Club. It was an awesome evening that someone has described as ‘only in Sheffield could that have happened’ night.

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  • More than £1 million for 10 new research projects led by disabled people

    More than £1 million for 10 new research projects led by disabled people

    Ten new projects across the UK have received between £40,000 and £150,000 of National Lottery funding each, to explore how disabled people can live as full citizens in our society and what changes and support will make that happen in practice. One project led by ALLFIE, in collaboration with the University of Sheffield, is investigating a particular measure that exists in English law to test its effectiveness as a driver of inclusive education for disabled pupils and students. ‘Accessibility Plans’ are a measure of the Equality Act 2010.

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  • MS Active for Health Pilot

    MS Active for Health Pilot

    Do you or someone you know have a diagnosis of MS?
    Do you live in Rotherham? Would you like to be part of a FREE 12 week MS specialist exercise pilot project in April 2018?

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  • Holocaust Memorial Day Vigil 2018

    Holocaust Memorial Day Vigil 2018

    Each year there are a variety of speakers and performers from different communities to highlight both past and present genocide, persecution and discrimination at a candlelit vigil in the Winter Garden taking place this year on Thursday 25 January from 5.30 to 7pm.

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  • Equality Hub Network Newsletter for January

    Equality Hub Network Newsletter for January

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

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  • Cabinet Reshuffle Action Call

    Cabinet Reshuffle Action Call

    “If the new Secretary of State for Work and Pensions really wants to make a difference to disabled people’s lives, she’ll have to do more than promote the ‘Disability Confident’ initiative and encourage employers to be more disability friendly,” says Sue Bott from Disability Rights UK.“She has a very full in-tray when it comes to disabled people.”

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  • Launch of New Sheffield Mental Health Guide

    Launch of New Sheffield Mental Health Guide

    Help with mental health problems will be at your fingertips thanks to the launch of a new guide today on what is thought to be ‘the saddest day of the year’ – the third Monday of January, commonly known as Blue Monday.

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  • Sheffield City Region Transport Strategy Consultation Launch

    Sheffield City Region Transport Strategy Consultation Launch

    Sheffield City Region (SCR) launched its 12-week consultation this week, asking people who live or work in Sheffield City Region to give their views on the refreshed Sheffield City Region Transport Strategy.

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