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  • Become a Member of the Disability Football Development Group

    Become a Member of the Disability Football Development Group

    The Football Association have made a £1.5 million investment into disability football across the country with the goal of encouraging people to engage more with the sport. The County FA is particularly keen on involving players, parents and carers who would like to take part in a football development group for the region.

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  • Films by 'Experts by Experience' wanted for Sheffield Film Fest

    Films by 'Experts by Experience' wanted for Sheffield Film Fest

    Are you an Expert by Experience (Service User, Person with Experience of Services)? Have you, or your group, made a short film about what it’s like to have social care or other services?Then you might be just the person/people South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership is looking for to have your film join the feast of films to be screened at their Film Festival on Friday 22nd February.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the Next step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the Next step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose will be launching its 7th block of walks on Tuesday 15 January 2019 delivering the project in Parson Cross and Shiregreen for the first time. Walking for Purpose offers jobseekers the opportunity to gain valuable skills and training that employers want, whilst being active with a gentle walk.

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  • Money Matters for Single Parent Mums

    Money Matters for Single Parent Mums

    The Women’s Hub, part of Sheffield’s Equality Hub Network are wanting to talk to as many single parent mums as possible, from all backgrounds, about how you cope financially and practically. The aim of the project is to improve services in Sheffield and raise awareness of the impacts of wage poverty and austerity. They would particularly like to hear from disabled single parent Mums.

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  • Right to Participate Launch and Equality Act Video

    Right to Participate Launch and Equality Act Video

    Disability Rights UK have launched this project , video and other resources about the Equality Act, to increase awareness of the Act, especially the ways it can protect disabled people from discrimination and how to use it in everyday situations.

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  • Scam Warning : Always Check Council Officers' ID

    Scam Warning :  Always Check Council Officers' ID

    Sheffield City Council has issued a warning about reports of individuals claiming to be Council Officers and asking for cash payments. Always check the ID of anyone claiming to be a Council Officer before you let anyone in and report any concerns or suspicions you have.

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  • ASOS fashion for wheelchair users

    ASOS  fashion for wheelchair users

    The online fashion giant has been praised for being the first major retailer to sell clothes designed for, and by, a wheelchair user, Chloe Ball-Hopkins who is a Paralympic athlete for Team GB and reporter for BBC Bristol Sport.

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  • Deafblind Awareness Week 2018

    Deafblind Awareness Week 2018

    Deafblind Awareness Week takes place 24-30 June 2018, and this year hundreds of people will be raising awareness across England by taking part in Sense Walks in memory of a man called Roger Mulholland, who was deafblind.

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  • Unleash your Creativity with The Foodhall Open Journal

    Unleash your Creativity with The Foodhall Open Journal

    The Foodhall uses surplus food from local traders to serve hot meals to all on a ‘put-something-in’t-pot’ donation basis.If you’re feeling creative their journal would love to receive your articles, photographs, drawings, poetry, and recipes

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  • Shine Out on Saturdays with Sheffield Mencap

    Shine Out on Saturdays with Sheffield Mencap

    ‘Shine Out on Saturdays’ is a performing arts project from Sheffield Mencap for young people aged 10-18 with learning disabilities and/or autism, using drama, dance and art as a tool to develop self-confidence and social skills. The project runs fortnightly on a Saturday morning from 10am to 12.30pm and costs £3 per session. 

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A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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Disability Sheffield is a forward-thinking, energetic organisation doing a lot of positive work in Sheffield. I have no doubt they will continue to do so for a long time to come.
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Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
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When I moved to Sheffield nearly five years ago it was my "go to" organisation. I expect it to stay that way. All the staff and volunteers seem to pull out little gems of effort that disabled people like me couldn't do without. Professionally and personally - I love em :)
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