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  • Share your Experience of Cycling and Walking in South Yorkshire

    Share your Experience of Cycling and Walking in South Yorkshire

    Sheffield City Region has launched their Active Travel Map, an online tool for people from across South Yorkshire to share their experiences of walking and cycling in their area. They would particularly like to hear from disabled people, wheelchair users and people who have mobility aids.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the Next Step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the Next Step to Employment

    The employability project, Walking for Purpose, has announced its Autumn/Winter walks programme . Walking for Purpose offers jobseekers the opportunity to gain valuable skills and training that employers want, whilst being active with a gentle walk.

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  • ROFA Disabled People’s Manifesto 2019

    ROFA Disabled People’s Manifesto 2019

    Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance (ROFA) is an alliance of Disabled People and their User Led Organisations in England who have joined together to defend disabled people’s rights and campaign for an inclusive society. ROFA is consulting members on their Disabled People’s Manifesto and Disabled People’s Demands for the First 100 days of the new Government. The deadline for responses is Thursday, 31st October 2019 if you would like to comment.

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  • Join In The City's Big Conversation

    Join In The City's Big Conversation

    Sheffield City Council wants to hear from as many people as possible, of all ages and backgrounds, from every part of Sheffield, about the issues that affect you, your communities and your city. The Big City Conversation will be a chance to tell the council (and partners who work with them) about the things you need, the things that affect you, and how you feel you can influence decisions around these issues. Their next event is on Wednesday October 30 from 6 – 8pm at the Town Hall.

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  • Survey Into Annual Health Checks

    Survey Into Annual Health Checks

    People with a learning disability ( and/or autism ) are entitled to free Annual Health Checks from a doctor but not many people are aware of this provision including doctors and health and social care providers supporting people with a learning disability. Skills for Care are carrying out a survey to try to identify the reasons why people aren’t getting their annual health check and what can be done to improve uptake.

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  • Study into Impact of UK Welfare Reforms on Self Employed and Business Owners

    Study into Impact of UK Welfare Reforms on Self Employed and Business Owners

    Are you disabled and self employed or own a business? This pilot study, funded by Manchester Metropolitan University, aims to investigate the impact of welfare reforms on disabled self-employed people and business owners’ health and wellbeing, working practices and business performance.

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  • Take Part In Major UK Access Survey

    Take Part In Major UK Access Survey

    The access guide set up by powerchair user Euan McDonald MBE is once more doing what is described as the UK’s longest-running access survey – and there is a chance of prizes for all those taking part.Every year the survey aims to find out if access across the nation is improving or otherwise. This year’s survey covers all sorts of venues and attractions and asks people to nominate the best places to go.

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  • Every Mind Matters : Mental Health Support

    Every Mind Matters : Mental Health Support

    This new NHS website aims to help you have better mental health. You can also take the Every Mind Matters Quiz to get your free plan, designed to help you feel more in control, deal with stress and anxiety, boost your mood and improve your sleep.

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  • Legal Support Project: Help with Transport Discrimination Claims

    Legal Support Project: Help with Transport Discrimination Claims

    The Equality and Human Rights Commission legal support project provides funding and legal assistance to help people who have experienced discrimination to pursue their claims and access justice. They now want to challenge transport operators when they have failed to act on their legal responsibilities.

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  • Crystal Peaks 'Sensory Sundays'

    Crystal Peaks 'Sensory Sundays'

    On the last Sunday of every month from 10am to 2pm Crystal Peaks offer a range of measures to make the shopping experience more inviting to people who prefer a quieter environment.Stores will turn off their music, or turn it down to a low level. Hand driers will be switched off as well as children’s rides. Vending machines will also not make a sound. Sensory Sundays may be of particular interest to people with autism.

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A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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