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  • Caroline Riding High With TV Appearance

    Caroline Riding High With TV Appearance

    Caroline Waugh, a volunteer at Sheffield Cycling 4 All, a project run by Disability Sheffield, can be seen on the screen tonight when her trusty but rusty trike – which she used while carrying the Olympic Torch a decade ago – gets a makeover .Caroline is appearing on BBC2 show Saved And Remade, in which much-loved but unused objects are transformed into new items. Can’t wait to see what’s made for you Caroline!

  • Participants Wanted For BBC2 Hate Crime Documentary

    Participants Wanted For BBC2 Hate Crime Documentary

    A planned BBC2 documentary on hate crime is looking for disabled people who have been the target of it to recount their experiences on camera. The forthcoming programme -made by a disabled filmmaker – also intends to cover the current COVID-19 pandemic and the effect it is having on disabled people.

  • Sporting Chance To Work for Channel 4

    As part of their commitment to recruiting and promoting disabled talent in television, Channel 4 is offering an entry-level scheme, aimed at people with no or limited industry experience, for disabled people wanting to get involved in the industry and work for an independent production company during 2019-20.

  • Documentary On Preventable Deaths Planned

    Documentary On Preventable Deaths Planned

    Channel 4’s Dispatches series is doing a documentary on preventable deaths among people with learning disabilities with the producers wanting to speak to those who have had a bad experience in hospital/a social care setting and families who have lost a loved one with a learning disability

    The team creating the documentary are also keen to have people with learning disabilities involved in the filming and production of the programme in paid roles.

  • Are you the next Best Home Cook ?

    Britain’s Best Home Cook, a BBC1 show that features queen of home cooking Mary Berry, produce expert Chris Bavin, top chef Dan Doherty and presenter Claudia Winkleman is looking for disabled contestants to take part in the forthcoming series.

  • Britain's Got Very Funny Disabled Talent

    Disabled comedians claimed the top two places on national television show Britain’s Got Talent. First prize in the 12th series of the ITV contest went to Lost Voice Guy, alias 37-year-old Lee Ridley, who has cerebral palsy and uses a voice synthesiser to perform his act. He is the first comedian to win the show, beating off the challenge from runner-up Robert White, who has Asperger’s Syndrome.

  • Guide To Employing Disabled People In TV Sector

    Channel 4’s guide includes a range of practical advice on how to find disabled talent, how to make a company more attractive to disabled people , ways to offer support to disabled employees and 5 good reasons for employing disabled people.

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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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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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