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  • Accessible Days Out For All The Family

    Accessible Days Out For All The Family

    A Sheffield mother of two Naomi Cooper became a wheelchair/mobility scooter user earlier this year and has set up a blog based on her experiences so that other families can enjoy accessible days out.

  • Getting Fitter is Still Within Reach

    Getting Fitter is Still Within Reach

    Within Reach’s new brochure, designed to engage disabled people of all ages and ability levels to take part in sports and physical activities, is now available. It provides information on local sports clubs and leisure facilities in and around with club details, session times and dates, costs as well as affiliation details.

  • I Can Therapy Centre – ‘Move More, Feel Better’

    I Can Therapy Centre – ‘Move More, Feel Better’

    Operated by independent charity Valley Leisure Ltd, ‘I Can’ provides a “unique movement and exercise experience” designed to mobilise muscles and joints throughout their natural range of movement. The Centre features a circuit of eight specially adapted power assisted exercise equipment machines and one therapy bike – for people of all ages who may be inactive, disabled or living with a long term health condition.

  • Arts & Culture Feature Alongside Invictus UK Trials

    As the Invictus UK Trials take over Sheffield’s sporting venues this month there’s a programme of not to be missed, renowned and befitting art and cultural activities also taking place in the city.

  • Our Leisure Factsheet will Help You to Move More

    Our newly updated Leisure Factsheet is a great place to look if you want to find out about leisure activities for disabled people in Sheffield and live a healthier and more active lifestyle .Perfect for Move More Month this June.

  • Move More Metro: May Edition

    Move More Metro is the organisation’s online newspaper, keeping readers up to date with sports and health news and events throughout Sheffield.Sheffield’s Move More Month is coming up in June!

  • Invitation to the SIV Steering Group

    Do you have an interest in sport and leisure activities and/or the entertainment sector and a passion for inclusivity? If so you may be interested in coming along to the next meeting of the SIV ( Sheffield International Venues ) steering group on Friday 8th March from 10am to 12 noon at Pond’s Forge International Sport Centre, Sheaf Street Sheffield S1 2BP.

  • The Activity Trap?

    New research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing benefits if they take part in exercise and are seen to be physically active, according to new research published by Activity Alliance. The study, entitled ‘The Activity Trap: Disabled people’s fear of being active’, shows that four in five disabled people would like to be more active to manage impairments and pain and help them to maintain and improve their physical and mental health.

  • New Indoor Games & Sport with Sheffield's Community Disability Gym

    The Disability Awareness with Sport ( D.A.W.S ) community gym is launching a range of indoor games and soft sports sessions starting on Monday 3rd September at South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Centre in Handsworth.

  • Exercise Tasters for People with MS

    These free exercise tasters in September give people with Multiple Sclerosis the chance to try new activities at their local leisure centre.The venues are fully accessible, wheelchair friendly with good parking and transport links.

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