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  • Every Body Moves In Sheffield

    Every Body Moves In Sheffield

    Every Body Moves is a fresh campaign to connect disabled people with more opportunities to get active . At the launch more than 150 disabled people took part in a ‘come and try’ session for different sports and activities from archery and dance, to wheelchair basketball and table tennis, at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield. The everybodymoves.org.uk platform features more than 7,000 inclusive sessions and a range of virtual workouts, hints and tips and has been co-produced with disabled people.

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  • New Guide to Living Well in Sheffield

    New Guide to Living Well in Sheffield

    Are you looking into improving your health and wellbeing? If so the latest guide to living well in Sheffield is out now to help you find out what’s on offer in your local area and citywide.The 72-page brochure has been produced by Sheffield City Council along with their ‘People Keeping Well’ partner organisations who they fund to deliver a range of health and wellbeing support and activities in the city.

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  • Let's Make Physical Activity More Accessible

    Let's Make Physical Activity More Accessible

    We’ve been speaking to people with autism, learning disabilities and severe mental health issues about what they need to feel safe, confident and positive in physical activity settings.If you work in a community organisation, leisure centre or run mainstream physical activities we’d love to welcome you to the project at our free event on Wednesday 20th July to share our findings and launch a new network to develop more accessible activities.

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  • Carers Week Cares for your Wellbeing

    Carers Week Cares for your Wellbeing

    Carers Week ( 6 – 12 June ) is an annual event that raises awareness and celebrates the massive contribution that unpaid carers make to our communities by providing a wide range of help and support to relatives and friends.Sheffield Carers Centre has partnered with Sheffield City Trust to celebrate Carers Week and offer a series of free leisure taster sessions.

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  • Leisure Time Sessions Are Back Again!

    Leisure Time Sessions Are Back Again!

    A fun and friendly group which organises leisure events for disabled people has restarted bigger and better following the loosening up of Covid-19 regulations. The ‘Leisure Time’ sessions take place on Friday mornings from 10.30-12.30 at Concord Sports Centre and costs £3 for participants with their carers admitted free.

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  • Leisure Time Sessions Returning

    Leisure Time Sessions Returning

    A fun and friendly group which organises leisure events for disabled people has restarted and there are hopes for expansion once Covid-19 regulations loosen up. The ‘Leisure Time’ sessions take place at Concord Sports Centre” on Friday mornings from 10.30-12.30 and costs £3.00 (carers free ).

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  • Members Wanted for SIV Disability Inclusion Steering Group

    Members Wanted for SIV Disability Inclusion Steering Group

    Disability Sheffield and Sheffield City Trust (SCT) are looking for disabled people to be part of a steering group to support more people with disabilities to get active at SCT venues. We are looking for individuals who are interested in developing a better experience for disabled people using leisure services and offer critical feedback with practical solutions.

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  • Get Set to Go at Sheffield Mind

    Get Set to Go at Sheffield Mind

    The Get Set to Go team at Sheffield Mind have been busy thinking about how best to stay active and positive during the pandemic.They know that physical active can enhance your mood and have created some tips on how to stay healthy and keep fit. The team offers a Signposting Service if you would like some help to work out what physical activity to do at home or outside. Their latest COVID-secure activity is with Sheffield Wednesday’s Community Programme at Hillsborough Arena if you wish to apply to take part.

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  • Free Fitness Day Pass for Disability Sheffield Users

    Free Fitness Day Pass for Disability Sheffield Users

    Working in partnership with Sheffield International Venues ( SIV ), we are providing FREE fitness passes for our users so that we can improve the fitness experience for disabled people across the city. We need your help to do this! Simply visit “Free Day Pass”, to get your pass and use it! You’ll be asked to provide some feedback through your email to let SIV know about your experience.

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  • Tickets for Good

    Tickets for Good

    Would you like to receive a pair of O2 Academy tickets for free? Then please read on……Tickets for Good (T4G) uses ticket sales to create donation programmes within the events industry for charities and social projects. Disability Sheffield are to help explore improving the scheme by holding a Ticket Bank workshop on 9th December 2019 at The Circle, Sheffield. Please let us know if you’re interested in coming along.

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