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  • Consultation Plans On Transport 'up North'

    Consultation Plans On Transport 'up North'

    Transport for the North (TfN) has recently launched their draft Strategic Transport Plan, which sets out how they want to drive economic growth and create a more successful North through improving transport connections. Give your views on the plan in the online consultation and at events planned across the region, including at Doncaster Sheffield Airport, on Wednesday March 21st between 4-7pm.

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  • DAWS Gives Us All A Sporting Chance

    DAWS Gives Us All A Sporting Chance

    Disability Awareness With Sport (DAWS) is a non-profit organisation based in south-east Sheffield which aims to make exercise accessible to everyone, especially those who may experience isolation within their community. As well as providing fitness training, provided by a fully-qualified instructor and tailored to individuals’ needs DAWS also organises social get-togethers.

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  • Prepare for 'Arctic' Weather

    Prepare for 'Arctic' Weather

    We thought we’d try to help you prepare for the predicted Arctic weather conditions and snow forecast for Sheffield over the next few days by sending you this helpful advice and tips from Sheffield City Council and the Streets Ahead Team. Make sure you keep warm, well and safe.

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  • Healthwatch Sheffield Newsletter

    Healthwatch Sheffield Newsletter

    Catch up with February/March News from Healthwatch Sheffield, your local consumer watchdog for health and social care services.

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  • Free Parkinson's UK Self Management Programme

    Free Parkinson's UK Self Management Programme

    A ‘Path Through Parkinson’s’ is a free self-management programme starting in Sheffield in April for people with
    Parkinson’s, their partners and carers. The aim is to share experiences and discuss the practical and emotional impact of Parkinson’s.

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  • Support Dogs Information Day

    Support Dogs Information Day

    Do you live with a physical disability and have a pet dog that has the potential to be your canine carer? If so, Sheffield based national charity Support Dogs would like to hear from you and invite you to their Open Day in mid March.

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  • Macmillan Cancer Awareness Training Days 2018

    Macmillan Cancer Awareness Training Days 2018

    These courses are aimed at people working with others at the front line in communities either paid or as volunteers and include breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

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  • Contacting the Single Point of Access (SPA) for Adult Mental Health Services

    Contacting the Single Point of Access (SPA) for Adult Mental Health Services

    In recent weeks some referrers have been experiencing problems contacting the new Single Point of Access via telephone (0114 226 3636).

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  • When Stroke Strikes, Act F.A.S.T.

    When Stroke Strikes, Act F.A.S.T.

    The sooner somebody who is having a stroke gets urgent medical attention, the better their chances of a good recovery – make sure you know what signs to look out for so that you can act F.A.S.T..

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  • Check Your Allowance for Housing Costs

    Check Your Allowance for Housing Costs

    If you have a Care and Support package from Adult Social Care, or a Personal Budget, or an Individual Budget, this new allowance for your mortgage payment should significantly reduce the amount of your Contribution.

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