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  • Davey Appeal Ruling

    Davey Appeal Ruling

    A severely-disabled man has lost an appeal over local authority cuts to his care package in a decision described as ‘devastating’ by disability rights organisations.This was the first case brought under the wellbeing duty of the Care Act and it clearly demonstrated the limits of this duty. It is worth bearing in mind though that the case was mainly lost because of factual evidence.

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  • DRILL Research Project - Employer Survey

    DRILL Research Project - Employer Survey

    Sheffield Employers, we need you! Please help with our ‘Getting On, Keeping On’ research project at Disability Sheffield by completing our quick online survey.In the past the focus has been on the issues disabled people faced – this time we want to look at these issues from an employer’s perspective.

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  • Sheffield Equality Hub Newsletter for October

    Sheffield Equality Hub Newsletter for October

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

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  • Off the Shelf Events

    Off the Shelf Events

    One of Britain’s largest and most accessible literary events, has returned to Sheffield. Since it began in 1991 Off the Shelf has developed into an essential part of the city’s cultural life with personal appearances by many top writers and performers.

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  • This Girl Can Weekender Events

    This Girl Can Weekender Events

    Try something new! Women and girls with an interest in sport – and of any ability range – are being offered free taster sessions at several Sheffield venues from 6-9 October.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the next step to Employment

    Are you looking for work or know someone who is? This scheme offers exercise, skills for work, free training and workplace visits and is launching the 2nd block of walks on Tuesday 10th October in two new areas in Darnall and Lowedges.

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  • Epilepsy Drug - Warning for Pregnant Women

    Epilepsy Drug - Warning for Pregnant Women

    Almost 70% of women surveyed about a powerful epilepsy drug, Sodium valproate, known as Epilim, have not received new safety warnings about the dangers of taking it during pregnancy.

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  • Prove It, Fix It Campaign

    Prove It, Fix It Campaign

    A Sheffield charity, Sparkle, has launched a campaign and petition to try and ensure autistic children get the right form of education, claiming that Sheffield City Council has been putting finances before needs.

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  • Hate Crime – Moor Markets, 17th – 21st October

    Hate Crime – Moor Markets, 17th – 21st October

    To mark National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2017, there will be a stall in Moor Markets from Tuesday 17 October to Saturday 21 October. Run by Sheffield Safe Places, Disability Sheffield and Sheffield Voices, it will be a chance for people to draw attention to the issue and to interact through art.

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  • Disability Sheffield Benefit Night Starring the Free Radicals

    Disability Sheffield Benefit Night Starring the Free Radicals

    Following the success of our gig events last year, we hope you can join us for another great night out supporting the work of Disability Sheffield on Saturday 21 October 2017 at Broomspring Lane Sheffield S10 2FD.Doors open 7.30pm!

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