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  • Firth Park Support Group for Visually Impaired People Open Day

    Firth Park Support Group for Visually Impaired People Open Day

    Are you visually impaired? Do you live in the Firth Park area? Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind’s Firth Park Support Group is holding an Open Day for Visually Impaired People, their partners, carers and friends at the Pavilion Building in Firth Park on Wednesday 5th September from 11am to 2pm.

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  • New Indoor Games & Sport with Sheffield's Community Disability Gym

    New Indoor Games & Sport with Sheffield's Community Disability Gym

    The Disability Awareness with Sport ( D.A.W.S ) community gym is launching a range of indoor games and soft sports sessions starting on Monday 3rd September at South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Centre in Handsworth.

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  • Shop with Amazon Smile and Support Disability Sheffield

    Shop with Amazon Smile and Support Disability Sheffield

    This new service from Amazon is making us smile to think you could nominate Disability Sheffield as your chosen charity to receive 0.5% of the price of your purchase, at no cost to you. We’d be so grateful for your support !

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  • 'Treat Me Well' in Hospital Campaign Call By Mencap

    'Treat Me Well' in Hospital Campaign Call By Mencap

    Mencap has launched a national campaign to transform how the NHS treats people with learning disabilities in hospital and is looking for local people to tell of their experiences. If you have a learning disability and want to give your views and suggestions for improvement please complete the Sheffield Treat Me Well hospital survey produced by Sheffield Mencap and Gateway’s Hospital Campaign Group.

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  • VAS ' Make a Difference' Awards

    VAS ' Make a Difference'  Awards

    Make some noise for the quiet community heroes of Sheffield by making your nominations for Voluntary Action Sheffield’s ‘Make a Difference Awards.‘All nominations must be in by 5pm on Friday September 28th

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  • Scam Warning : Always Check Council Officers' ID

    Scam Warning :  Always Check Council Officers' ID

    Sheffield City Council has issued a warning about reports of individuals claiming to be Council Officers and asking for cash payments. Always check the ID of anyone claiming to be a Council Officer before you let anyone in and report any concerns or suspicions you have.

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  • School transport policies must not fail young adults with disabilities

    School transport policies must not fail young adults with disabilities

    The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman issues a warning to local authorities, following an investigation into Lewisham council’s failure to provide transport for a young disabled adult attending college.

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  • Join Mencap's Young People's Radio Group

    Join Mencap's Young People's Radio Group

    Sheffield Mencap’s Young People’s Radio Group has been proving how much passion they have for their favourite subjects by making podcasts about them.Places are available for any youngsters with learning disabilities aged between 12 and 16 who wish to join the group.

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  • Find Out More About Your Right To Participate

    Find Out More About Your Right To Participate

    Are you interested in technology? Are you aware of the Equality Act but would like to know more? if so Disability Rights UK would like to hear from you. They are about to launch a project called Right to Participate, which aims to increase awareness of the Equality Act, especially the ways it can protect disabled people from discrimination in everyday situations.

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  • One+Plus One Assistance Scheme at SIV

    One+Plus One Assistance Scheme at SIV

    Are you aware of the Sheffield International Venues ( SIV ) One+Plus One scheme. The scheme provides free access for a carer, family member, support worker or friend for anyone requiring support to part in leisure opportunities. SIV has told us that over 100 people have benefited from the scheme over the past year, with over 6,000 attendances and are keen to make sure that people know about and use the scheme.

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