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  • Yoga is 4 All

    Yoga is 4 All

    Have you ever thought about taking up yoga to boost your physical and mental wellbeing? Organised by Sheffield Cycling 4 All and funded by Sport England, our free yoga sessions take place every Tuesday evening between 7-8pm and are specifically designed for people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. Qualified Yoga teacher Jane Collins knows lots of ways to adapt traditional yoga practices, so that everyone taking part can experience all the benefits that yoga offers.

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  • Call to Remove the Coronavirus Act Easements

    Call to Remove the Coronavirus Act Easements

    Disability Sheffield has added our name to a growing list of signatories calling for the rights of disabled people to be restored. A group of over 60 organisations including Disability Rights UK, Inclusion London, Liberty and Mind have signed an open statement asking the government to withdraw the sections of the Coronavirus Act relating to disabled people, as the House of Commons prepares to review the Coronavirus Act on 30 September. You can sign the statement and contact your MP using a template letter.

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  • Covid 19 Emergency Fund for Disabled People's Organisations Now Live

    Covid 19 Emergency Fund for Disabled People's Organisations Now Live

    The National Emergencies Trust has announced £1.5 million of funding to support grassroots Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) across the UK to respond to the Covid-19 needs of disabled people. The funding will be administered and distributed through a partnership of DPOs across the UK. Disability Sheffield is the regional partner for South Yorkshire and the Humber.

    Closing date for applications is 5th October 2020.

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  • Black Lives Matter: Part of the Solution Focus Group

    Black Lives Matter: Part of the Solution Focus Group

    At Disability Sheffield we appreciate actions speak louder than words. It is not enough for us to say we support the Black Lives Matter movement, instead we must demonstrate our commitment to making sure we are not part of the problem. We have started out on this journey by setting up a focus group to identify any racism in our organisation so this can be correctly addressed.

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  • Independent Race Equality Commission Calls for Evidence

    Independent Race Equality Commission Calls for Evidence

    Sheffield’s new Race Equality Commission is calling for submissions of evidence to support its inquiry into race inequality in Sheffield and looking for volunteers to join its group of commissioners to contribute expertise throughout the inquiry. We are keen that the voices of disabled people experiencing race inequality are heard so please submit your experiences to the Commission by the deadline of 18 September 2020.

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  • Thank you Tramlines

    Thank you Tramlines

    Tramlines have raised an incredible £19,600 for local charities, including Disability Sheffield, so far this year! There’s still time to add your support – the special edition Chari-Tees have been restocked for the last time and the Tramlines IPA ‘In The Park’ IPA is still on sale.What better way to spend time in the sun ( or shade ) than in a cool T shirt drinking a tasty local IPA while raising money for local charities!

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  • Call to 'Be Kind' to People Who Are Exempt from Wearing Face Coverings

    Call to 'Be Kind' to People Who Are Exempt from Wearing Face Coverings

    The government has produced new guidance and a new range of exemption cards calling for the public and businesses to be mindful of and act sensitively towards people who are exempt from wearing a face covering. This comes at a time when charities are asking the government to listen to and better understand the concerns of disabled people and to do more to promote awareness around who is exempt from the face mask rules following reports of disabled people facing hostility from the public and businesses. Please get in touch with us to let us know about your experience, whatever it is, and if we can help at all by contacting a service provider on your behalf or helping you to report any incident where you felt threatened.

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  • Risk Assessment Tool For PAs Returning to Work

    Risk Assessment Tool For PAs Returning to Work

    If your PA is returning to work in the near future the Sheffield Individual Employer and PA Development Group has produced a new Risk Assessment Tool to support individual employers to minimise any risks for their PAs to return to work. The Risk Assessment Tool is a useful guide to conversations with your PA about risk and gives topics and poses questions. You can record on the document what you and your PA have agreed will happen and review it as national guidance changes.

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  • Sheffield Cycling 4 All Launch Trike Loan Scheme

    Sheffield Cycling 4 All Launch Trike Loan Scheme

    Sheffield City Region have very kindly given our disability cycling project, Sheffield Cycling 4 All ( SC4A ), 4 electric assist tricycles which are available for anyone who can’t ride a two wheeled bike to loan for up to 3 months (depending on demand). We hope that this scheme will enable people to experience pedal power as a viable mode of disability transport.

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  • Taking Your Orders for 'In the Park' IPA beer!

    Taking Your Orders for 'In the Park' IPA beer!

    Here’s the ‘bad’ and the good news!! The ‘Limited Edition Tramlines Chari-tees’ T shirts were so popular they’ve now sold out!. Thank you to everyone who ordered one for helping to support us. Tramlines Festival have now collaborated with Thornbridge Brewery to create a limited edition ‘In The Park’ IPA beer with 10% of sales going towards local charities, including Disability Sheffield! Cheers everyone !

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