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  • Workplace Fire Safety

    Workplace Fire Safety

    Manchester Metropolitan University is undertaking research into workplace fire safety. The study aims to gather information on how deaf or disabled people feel about their safety if there is a fire at work or in education and welcomes your views in their survey.

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  • 'Rate It!' Disability Consumer Review Site Opens

    'Rate It!' Disability Consumer Review Site Opens

    Do you rate it? This new website developed in partnership with the Research Institute for Disabled Consumers, Leicestershire CIL and Enabled by Design,offers disabled people a space to share their views and reviews of products. The aim is to build a thriving community of product reviewers who can help each other to research, choose and buy the products that will work best for them.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to employment

    Walking for Purpose is starting its 5th block of walks on Tuesday 10 July and will be delivering the project in Burgreave.

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  • ASOS fashion for wheelchair users

    ASOS  fashion for wheelchair users

    The online fashion giant has been praised for being the first major retailer to sell clothes designed for, and by, a wheelchair user, Chloe Ball-Hopkins who is a Paralympic athlete for Team GB and reporter for BBC Bristol Sport.

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  • Join Cycling 4 All at Sheffield City Ride 2018

    Join Cycling 4 All at Sheffield City Ride 2018

    Join Disability Sheffield’s disabled cycling group Cycling 4 All this Sunday 15th July as they take part in Sheffield’s annual bike ride.

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  • Alice's Blog from Strasbourg

    Alice's Blog from Strasbourg

    In this guest blog Alice, one of Disability Sheffield’s Advocacy Workers, shares her experience of a recent training course that she attended in Strasbourg France, entitled ‘Active citizenship and political participation of young disabled people as a pathway towards Independent Living’.

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  • Public Sector Careers Fair for Disabled People

    Public Sector Careers Fair for Disabled People

    Kathryn Littlewood, our colleague on secondment at the DWP and her team, have organised a Careers Fair for disabled people at the Town Hall on Wednesday 11 July from 1.30 to 3pm . Find out about roles and recruitment with the Fire Service, SY Police, Sheffield City Council, the NHS, Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield Colleges.

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  • Extra funding for Sheffield adult mental health crisis services

    Extra funding for Sheffield adult mental health crisis services

    People at risk of a mental health crisis in Sheffield will be able to access new support services soon thanks to a £429,000 funding boost for the city.

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  • Special celebratory event to mark NHS' 70th birthday

    Special celebratory event to mark NHS' 70th birthday

    Sheffield’s NHS is coming together to mark the 70th anniversary of the day the NHS was born at an interactive free event on July 5th outside Sheffield Cathedral from 11am to 7pm for adults and children, showcasing past, present and future advances in healthcare.

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  • Say Aphasia June 2018 Newsletter

    Say Aphasia June 2018 Newsletter

    The June issue of the Say Aphasia Newsletter includes updates on the work being done by Aphasia groups and their supporters around the country , including Sheffield Aphasia Group (SAG) working with Sheffield NHS Speech & Language Therapists,Dr Caroline Haw and Jenni Crisp.

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