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  • Move & Chat with Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    Move & Chat with Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    During the Covid-19 outbreak our cycling project Sheffield Cycling 4 All has suspended the cycling sessions offering disabled people the opportunity to ride a wide array of adapted trikes. The good news is we’ve launched a new online exercise session every Wednesday at 11am to help our participants and anyone else who wants to join us, keep fit and well until we’re back cycling together. Move & Chat offers a fun, gentle online exercise session led by a qualified instructor followed by an optional informal chat with other participants.We’re also offering 1 on 1 cycling sessions in Hillsborough park on a case by case basis, a trike Loan scheme and sports equipment for your home to keep you active.

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  • National Voices Launches Our Covid Voices

    National Voices Launches Our Covid Voices

    Our COVID Voices is a project collecting first-person accounts of living through the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic in the UK. You can read the accounts people have submitted and add your own voice to the collection.

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  • Women's Aid Coronavirus Resources on Domestic Abuse

    Women's Aid Coronavirus Resources on Domestic Abuse

    Lockdown has seen a huge increase in incidents of domestic abuse, with leading charity Refuge reporting a 700% increase in calls to their helpline in a single day. Women’s Aid has produced a range of Coronavirus/COVID-19 Safety and Support Resources for survivors, friends, family, neighbours and community members including in British sign language and other languages.

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  • Be Mindful of Your Health and Wellbeing

    Be Mindful of  Your Health and Wellbeing

    During the Coronavirus pandemic it can be difficult to ensure you are staying healthy both physically and mentally. That is why a number of organisations are producing useful resources to help you and here are a few more you may find interesting offering free sessions and podcasts, including the Oxford Mindfulness Centre.

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  • International Monitoring of COVID 19 Measures

    International Monitoring of COVID 19 Measures

    The European Network of Independent Living (ENIL), in partnership with five other disability organisations have launched a new initiative, the COVID-19 Disability Rights Monitor, which aims to collect information about what states are doing to protect the core rights of disabled people including the rights to life, access to health and essential services. You can take part by completing their survey.

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  • Report your experiences during Covid-19

    Report your experiences during Covid-19

    Have you got something to say about access to care and support or to your treatment during COVID-19? In Control and Disability Rights UK have joined forces to set up a register to record people’s experiences of getting health, social care and treatment during lockdown.

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  • Join In the Social Distancing Festival from Afar

    Join In the Social Distancing Festival from Afar

    This online arts community celebrates and showcases the work of artists around the world who have been affected by the need for social distancing due to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).There are many online live streams taking place as part of the Social Distancing Festival. This includes live music, live theatre, comedy and poetry.

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  • More Tips & Techniques for Managing Anxiety

    More Tips & Techniques for Managing Anxiety

    Khulisa, a national charity that works with young adults and children with challenging behaviour in schools, prisons and the community have produced a useful toolkit detailing “Tips & Techniques for Managing Anxiety in a Pandemic.The tips takes your through breathing techniques, meditation and mindfulness exercises and setting new regimes and activities to help you keep calm.

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  • Which Guide: Vulnerable Households and Food Deliveries

    Which Guide: Vulnerable Households and Food Deliveries

    Consumer advice organisation Which? have produced a new guide detailing the latest advice on having groceries delivered if you or someone you know is vulnerable or shielding from coronavirus.

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  • Staying Inn For A Virtual Good Time

    Staying Inn For A Virtual Good Time

    A group of disabled people are regularly getting together to have some pub-style fun in a virtual way. The Staying Inn has been set up to keep people in self-isolation connected during Covid-19.On Sunday May 3 the pub will have a special guest in the form of Australian author and disability rights campaigner Carly Findlay .

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