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  • Scrutinize the Housing and Neighbourhood Service

    Scrutinize the Housing and Neighbourhood Service

    Would you like to be part of a Scrutiny Panel or become a Mystery Shopper for Sheffield City Council?. By being involved as a volunteer you can help to measure the quality of their Housing and Neighbourhood Service and give your own feedback on the service you’ve received as a tenant.

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  • Make Having Your Say in Sheffield Better

    Make Having Your Say in Sheffield  Better

    Sheffield Council are keen to know what your experience of using their new ‘Have Your Say Sheffield’ website has been and whether any changes are needed to make it more user friendly, effective and accessible for digital engagement with communities. Their survey closes on Monday 28 August.

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  • Equal Access: Getting it Right for People with Disabilities

    Equal Access: Getting it Right for People with Disabilities

    Local authorities across England need to ensure disabled people are at the heart of how their services operate says the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman. His latest report shares the learning from his investigations to help councils, and other local services meet their legal duties to ensure everyone has an equal opportunity to access their services, whatever their needs.

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  • Improving the Adult Social Care Experience

    Improving the Adult Social Care Experience

    Sheffield citizens with experience of adult social care are invited to be be central to Sheffield City Council’s customer experience programme, identifying what is working well, what isn’t and what improvements should be made. The Council will be holding its first online meeting on Friday 4th June presenting the information gathered so far and talking through how people might want to be involved.

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  • Covid-19 Emergency Assistance Grant

    Covid-19 Emergency Assistance Grant

    Sheffield City Council has received a Local Authority Emergency Assistance Grant from the government through DEFRA intended to be spent within this financial year to support the people of Sheffield through these difficult times. You can apply for a Covid-19 Emergency Assistance Grant if you live in Sheffield and you are having difficulties paying for food and other essentials due to Covid-19. Find out how to apply.

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  • Legal Action Planned over Managing Pavements Guidance

    Legal Action Planned over Managing Pavements Guidance

    Disabled claimants are preparing to legal action over guidance for councils on managing pavements during COVID-19.
    Two disabled people are raising funds for a legal challenge to Government guidance to local authorities on managing pavements for more walking and cycling during the pandemic. ·They say the guidance , ‘Reallocating road space in response to COVID-19: statutory guidance for local authorities, pays little attention to the needs of disabled people and is mainly concerned with promoting walking and cycling as alternatives to public transport during the pandemic, with only a brief reference to disability.

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  • Still Time to Get Involved In The Big City Conversation.

    Still Time to Get Involved In The Big City Conversation.

    Do you want the chance to tell Sheffield City Council what your hope and concerns about the city are? Well time is running out to take part in a major viewfinding exercise, To give your views you can attend a number of Big City Conversation events from 10 – 25 January )or give your views in an electronic survey which closed on 17 January.

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  • Continuing The Big City Conversation

    Continuing The Big City Conversation

    Sheffield City Council are now following up the announcement of their ‘Big City Conversation’ with an online survey where you can let them know about the issues that affect you, your communities and your city. The survey closes on January 31 2020.

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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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  • Council's Objective Is Equality For The Whole City

    Sheffield City Council is setting up its new Equality Objectives, and is looking for individuals and organisations willing to help by being consulted.The council is required to set at least one Equality Objective every four years but this time has decided to set up four, each with a set of three or more aims, in a bid to make the city equal for all.

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