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  • New Learning and Development Brochure 2019-20

    Sheffield City Council’s Learning and Development Service offers a wide range of training courses available for people who work in social care organisations from the independent, private and voluntary sector, including paid carers and personal assistants.

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  • Free Festival Of Fun For Youngsters

    More than 40 free activities are available as part of this year’s Children’s University Festival, taking place in venues across the city over the summer. Some activities are specifically designed for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), which are delivered by specially-trained staff.

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  • A Breath Of Fresh Air For The City

    Air pollution contributes to 500 deaths a year in Sheffield, causing strokes, lung cancer and cardiovascular disease.Sheffield City Council is consulting on plans to reduce air pollution and would like your help to shape what these plans are through their Clean Air Zone Consultation, which aims to improve air quality in the city by 2021.

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  • Female Only Yoga for Beginners

    Together Women is a charitable organisation, working to support women and girls with multiple and complex needs across the North of England and has recently started running female only Yoga sessions for women aged 16 and over at their Sheffield Centre on 106 Arundel Lane, Sheffield S1 4RF .

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  • Continuing Health Care Newsletter

    People receiving Continuing Healthcare ( CHC )in Sheffield are being urged to read and give their views about a new CHC newsletter, which aims to make the process easier to understand, more open and transparent.The newsletter will be published every six months and you can choose to receive it by email or view it online.

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  • Love Your Leftovers

    Do you throw much food away? Each year, the UK wastes 5 million tonnes of edible food and drink – enough to fill nine Wembley Stadiums or 4,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools. So during this month a campaign has been set up to encourage people to cut down on this. The campaign is entitled Love Your Leftovers and includes a downloadable pack (with handy statistics and resources) and a food waste diary.

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  • Plans To Improve Health And Wellbeing

    NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group has just released its new five-year strategy aimed at improving the health adn wellbeing of the city’s population. The strategy includes a detailed plan for tackling health inequalities for people in the city who are worst off and have been disproportionately affected by continuing austerity.

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  • Arts & Culture Feature Alongside Invictus UK Trials

    As the Invictus UK Trials take over Sheffield’s sporting venues this month there’s a programme of not to be missed, renowned and befitting art and cultural activities also taking place in the city.

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  • Healthwatch Sheffield's Annual Report

    Healthwatch Sheffield has engaged and supported more people than ever during 2018/19, according to its annual report.In the last year they heard from 3,270 people who spoke about their experiences of different areas of health and social care. That’s more than double the number that they saw the previous year. They also published 20 reports and briefings based on what they were told including 36 recommendations to providers and commissioners of health and social care.

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  • Supported Loving Can Help you Find Love

    “For people with learning disabilities , finding love is often more than just chemistry – it can come down to getting the right support from your staff.” So says Choice Support which is why they have set up the national Supported Loving Network and produced a series of guides on issues around sex and relationships.

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