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  • Sheffield Suicide Support

    Sheffield Suicide Support

    A new website has been set up in Sheffield to help people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which lead to suicide or people who are worried about someone else experiencing those emotions.

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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.

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  • Dame Sarah Storey Wins Para-Cycling International Race in Yorkshire

    Dame Sarah Storey Wins Para-Cycling International Race in Yorkshire

    Dame Sarah Storey, Britains most successful female Paralympian and Sheffield’s Active Travel Commissioner has won the Women’s C5 road race at the Yorkshire Para-Cycling International.

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  • New Blue Badge Criteria for People with Hidden Disabilities

    New Blue Badge Criteria for People with Hidden Disabilities

    People with hidden disabilities, including autism and severe mental health conditions can now apply for a Blue Badge following changes to the eligibility criteria which came into effect at the end of August. While the new criteria should give clear and consistent guidelines on Blue Badge eligibility for the whole of England, not everyone with non-physical disabilities will qualify for a badge. It will be up to the relevant local authority to decide if an applicant meets the eligibility criteria, as is currently the case.

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  • We Are Undefeatable Campaign

    We Are Undefeatable Campaign

    A major new campaign has been launched to support the 15 million people who live with one or more long-term health conditions in England. ‘We Are Undefeatable’ recognises the unique barriers that people living with health conditions face and shows the emotional stories of men and women living with a variety of conditions getting active in ways that work for them.

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  • Making Patient and Public Involvement Better Together Workshop

    Making Patient and Public Involvement Better Together Workshop

    Healthwatch Sheffield has teamed up with the Sheffield Accountable Care Partnership to try and develop an improved approach to gathering and using people’s views to influence health, care and wellbeing services. The workshop takes place on Wednesday 2nd October 2019 between 1pm – 4pm, at St Mary’s Church & Conference Centre, Bramall Lane, S2 4QZ

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • All Change At The Theatre

    All Change At The Theatre

    Spectrum Theatre, an integrated theatre group in Sheffield which contains both autistic and non-autistic members, is holding a performance of its latest play this weekend called All Change. The Performance is on Saturday 21st September at 7.30 at the Merlin Theatre in Nether Edge.

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  • Music Club in the Accessibility Top Ten

    Music Club in the Accessibility Top Ten

    Sheffield music venue The Leadmill has been named as one of the best in Britain by an organisation devoted to improving access for disabled concertgoers. Attitude Is Everything puts the Leadmill in its top ten for all concert halls nationwide and adds that it is one of the four best rock haunts due to its ground floor location, nearness to public transport and its staff’s helpful attitude.

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