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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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Disability Hub Meeting - Come along!

Disability Hub Meeting - Come along!

The next Disability Hub meeting will take place next Wednesday, 25 September 2019 from 2.00pm to 4.00pm at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane Sheffield S1 4FW.
The Disability Hub meeting is one of the ways in which disabled people can have a greater say on the services and businesses disabled people interact with locally.

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MPs Recommend Ban on Pavement Parking

MPs Recommend Ban on Pavement Parking

Disability Sheffield are pleased to report that this month MPs have recommended a ban on pavement parking across England. Written evidence submitted by Disability Sheffield, the Disability Hub and the Access Liaison Group said accessibility to transport and the built environment is often reported as one of eight most disabling barriers to disabled people’s participation.

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Free Training for PAs and Individual Employers

Free Training for PAs and Individual Employers

Are you currently employed as a Personal Assistant for an adult over the age of 18 and feel you could benefit from further training? Do you employ your own Personal Assistants and want to further their skills and knowledge, as well as your own? If so, Disability Sheffield are running a number of FREE courses for Personal Assistants and Individual Employers in partnership with Skills for Care and Sheffield City Council starting this September until February 2020.

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Tuesday 15th October

Inclusive Cycling Sessions 10am-12.30pm and 1pm-3pm

Sheffield Cycling 4 All breaks down the barriers to cycling, we have a bike for everyone! We run from Hillsborough Park tennis courts. Each sessions...

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Thursday 17th October

Inclusive Cycling Sessions 10am-12.30pm and 1pm-3pm

Sheffield Cycling 4 All breaks down the barriers to cycling, we have a bike for everyone! We run from Hillsborough Park tennis courts. Each sessions...

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Tuesday 22nd October

Women's Hub: Violence Against Women and Girls Working Group meeting - 4.30 - 6.30pm

Venue:Knowle House, 4 Norfolk Park Rd, Sheffield S2 3QE
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Thursday 24th October

Under the Stars Nightclub - 7 - 10.30pm

For people with learning disabilites and their friends, £5 entry fee. Venue : The Leadmill , Leadmill Rd, Sheffield S1, UK

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Supported Internships For Young Disabled People

Supported Internships For Young Disabled People

Young disabled people between the ages of 16 and 24 who would like to gain work experience and improve their employability and independence are being given the chance to apply for supported internships through Health Education England’s “Project Choice”.

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Hillsborough Park - All Wheeled Bike Park Survey

Hillsborough Park - All Wheeled Bike Park Survey

Sheffield City Council is working with Access Sport and Sheffield Hallam University on a new open access, off-road, community all wheeled bike park based in Hillsborough Park. You can give your views on the proposal and help Sheffield City Council to make the right decision by completing their survey which closes on 26th October

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Petition - Solve the Crisis in Social Care

Petition - Solve the Crisis in Social Care

This petition asks the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock to solve the crisis in Social Care,pointing out that this issue is just as important as Brexit, if not more so. Chris Sterry, a local carer, highlights the wider impact of the delay to the Green Paper on Social Care on health services and the health of carers.

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