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  • Free Personal Development Programme At Sheffield College

    Free Personal Development Programme At Sheffield College

    Sheffield College and the Prince’s Trust are offering this free programme to 16 to 25-year-olds who are neither in work or full-time education but would like the chance to gain new skills, work towards gaining qualifications and build their confidence. The course starts on 24th September 2018 with further intakes in January and May 2019.

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  • These Job Opportunities Are Just Different

    These Job Opportunities Are Just Different

    The Yorkshire and Humber office of the charity Just Different, set up to provide meaningful paid employment opportunities for disabled adults, is searching for workshop presenters on a self-employed basis. This will involve going to schools, businesses and community groups and talking about difference in a way that encourages acceptance, tolerance and understanding.

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  • Look After Your Eyes : Eye Health Week Event

    Look After Your Eyes : Eye Health Week Event

    Half of sight loss is preventable with early detection. Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind (SRSB) will be offering non-medical vision screening for visitors plus information on their support services at Virgin Money Lounge, Fargate, from Monday 24 until Thursday 27th September during National Eye Health Week.

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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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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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