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The Centre for Independent Living

We are a membership and user led organisation, run and controlled by disabled people. We promote independent living for disabled people in Sheffield. By independent living we mean that disabled people have the same freedom and rights to exercise choice and control over their own lives as any other person.

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City Centre Circular Bus Starts on the 1st August

City Centre Circular Bus Starts on the 1st August

The new bus service will connect major transport stops and some of the locations cut off from public transport since the closure of Pinstone Street to traffic. We are hopeful that more disabled and other members of the public will be able to access the city centre. If you do have any issues or feedback then please do get in touch with us so we can share feedback with partner groups and the council.

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Sheffield Cycling 4 All Development Co-ordinator Vacancy

Sheffield Cycling 4 All Development Co-ordinator Vacancy

Disability Sheffield is recruiting a part time Development Co-ordinator to work with our inclusive cycling project. We are looking for someone to lead on the monitoring and funding elements of the project including administering our trike loan scheme, helping develop SC4A as a sustainable project in the longer term. The closing date for applications is 9am on Tuesday 30th August 2022.

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Healthy Living and Physical Activity Project Co-ordinator (job-share post)

Healthy Living and Physical Activity Project Co-ordinator (job-share post)

Disability Sheffield is looking to recruit a part-time co-ordinator to join our existing project co-ordinator. You will be working with community groups to increase their capacity to support people with severe mental illness, a learning disability and/or autism to access healthy living and physical activity opportunities in their local communities. The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 15th August 2022.

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Monday 22nd August

Disability Sheffield Drop-in - 11am - 12noon

Every other week we run a drop-in session to hear from anyone with a disability who wants to join in and share discussion on accessibility...

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Tuesday 6th September

Personalisation and Direct Payment Strategy Update Workshop - 11am - 12.30pm

Disability Sheffield is pleased to be hosting the next online Personalisation and Direct Payments Strategy workshop where Andy Buxton will give an update on all...

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Tuesday 13th September

Move More Big Health Event - 10am - 2.30pm

Speakup Rotherham are holding their annual Keeping Healthy event in Sheffield with partners at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield

They have 100...

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Deepness Dementia Conference

Deepness Dementia Conference

Deepness Dementia Media is a non-profit organisation that provides radio shows, online education courses and many other projects in order to encourage living well with dementia. It is run by people living with Dementia for people living with Dementia . Their conference in Sheffield is taking place on the 26th and 27th of September 2022.

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Move More Big Health Event

Move More Big Health Event

Speakup Rotherham are holding their annual Keeping Healthy event in Sheffield with partners at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield on 13th September from 10am to 2.30pm.They have 100 spaces for adults with learning disabilities and autistic people from across Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster and Barnsley, to try sporting activities and attend workshops. If you want to go you need to book.

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Speak Up for ME and Fibromyalgia

Speak Up for ME and Fibromyalgia

25% of people with ME/CFS are severely ill, leaving them housebound or bedbound.Funded by a Healthwatch Sheffield #SpeakUp Grant, Sheffield ME and Fibromyalgia Group are conducting a survey and focus groups to help improve access to health and social care support for people living with the conditions.

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