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  • MPs Recommend Ban on Pavement Parking

    MPs Recommend Ban on Pavement Parking

    Disability Sheffield are pleased to report that this month MPs have recommended a ban on pavement parking across England. Written evidence submitted by Disability Sheffield, the Disability Hub and the Access Liaison Group said accessibility to transport and the built environment is often reported as one of eight most disabling barriers to disabled people’s participation.

  • Disability Hub Meeting - Come along!

    Disability Hub Meeting - Come along!

    The next Disability Hub meeting will take place next Wednesday, 25 September 2019 from 2.00pm to 4.00pm at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane Sheffield S1 4FW.
    The Disability Hub meeting is one of the ways in which disabled people can have a greater say on the services and businesses disabled people interact with locally.

  • Pavement Parking Inquiry

    Disability Sheffield and the Disability Hub together with the Access Liaison Group have put together a response to the Transport Committee Pavement Parking Inquiry highlighting pavement parking as a seriously dangerous issue for wheelchair users, people with mobility impairments, blind people and people with sensory impairments or any pavement user forced to leave the pavement and use the public highway, which poses obvious risks.

  • Could you be a member of Sheffield’s Independent Advisory Group on policing?

    South Yorkshire Police are recruiting to the Independent Advisory Group (IAG) which aims to discuss the impacts of policing on different communities and look at ways in which the police can improve the policing service to the diverse communities within Sheffield. SYP has IAGs in all four districts and to become a member of the Sheffield IAG, you must be aged 16 or over, live or work in Sheffield and not be employed within the policing family.

  • Disability Sheffield at SheffEX 2016

    Disability Sheffield enjoyed attending SheffEX 2016 to engage with the city’s leading businesses on the benefits of working with disabled people and attracting disabled customers in order to tap into the £80Bn spending power.

  • New Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Access Guides by Disabled Go

    DisabledGo is working in partnership with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to provide online access guides to the hospitals. DisabledGo are going to be holding an engagement event to demonstrate an access guide and to seek your views on the new access guides coming to the Trust.

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