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  • 'Free From' Food at Lower Prices

    'Free From' Food at Lower Prices

    Good news for anyone with a food intolerance. Asda has lowered prices across 62 Asda ‘Free From’ products ensuring customers don’t have to pay more for the food they love in store or online . With a 78% decrease in the price of Free From Flour a 67% price cut on Free From Frosted Flakes and a 53% price reduction on Free From Bread, Asda is leading the way in ensuring Free From shoppers can get food they need at an affordable price.

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  • Covid-19 Emergency Assistance Grant

    Covid-19 Emergency Assistance Grant

    Sheffield City Council has received a Local Authority Emergency Assistance Grant from the government through DEFRA intended to be spent within this financial year to support the people of Sheffield through these difficult times. You can apply for a Covid-19 Emergency Assistance Grant if you live in Sheffield and you are having difficulties paying for food and other essentials due to Covid-19. Find out how to apply.

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  • Short-term Care for Older People Survey Analysis

    Short-term Care for Older People Survey Analysis

    Sheffield City Council launched an online survey in July 2020 asking for residents’ views about short-term care for older people. Respondents indicated their priorities and suggestions for short term care including ideas such as coastal respite opportunities for person and carer, personalised outcome based breaks, and morning and evening respite options.

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  • Magic from your Pen

    Magic from your Pen

    Our Magic Pen writing group in partnership with the Burton Street Foundation is a friendly online group for anyone with a learning disability who loves stories and having fun with words. Every week, on Fridays from 11am to 12noon we talk about different topics, have fun together and share our news. In every session, we will write poems and stories together, and there is always time to share your creative writing too. Here’s some fantastic writing from your magic pens so far!

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  • Call for Videos for Carers Rights Day

    Call for Videos for Carers Rights Day

    The theme for Carers Rights Day 2020 on Thursday 26 November is ‘Know Your Rights. Sheffield Young Carers and Sheffield Carers Centre are working together to make a series of campaign videos to mark Carers Rights Day. They want carers to understand they are not alone and that every carer has rights which can help to make their lives easier. They’d love your help so are asking carers to make a short video and send it to them by Friday 6th November.

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  • South Yorkshire Moves to 'Very High' Covid-19 Alert Level

    South Yorkshire Moves to 'Very High' Covid-19 Alert Level

    Sheffield, along with Doncaster, Barnsley and Rotherham will move into the ‘Very High’ alert category for restrictions to prevent the spread of coronavirus on Saturday 24 October. This is due to the continued high level of cases across the region and increasingly concerning levels of hospital admission . Find out what this means for you.

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  • Creativity In Lockdown Exhibition

    Creativity In Lockdown Exhibition

    Artists with learning disabilities and autism from South Yorkshire based arts organisation Artworks have organised a virtual gallery showcasing the artworks they have created whilst shielding during lockdown. There are 70 artists involved and pieces vary in style and medium, including both two and three-dimensional work.

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  • Are you Affected by Town Centre Changes ?

    Are you Affected by Town Centre Changes ?

    Has your town or city centre been changed due to the coronavirus crisis and has this limited or affected your ability to access shops or services in any way? Activist group Disabled People Against Cuts is compiling a dossier that they hope to present to local authorities to encourage them to not make alterations that adversely affect disabled people.

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  • Yoga is 4 All

    Yoga is 4 All

    Have you ever thought about taking up yoga to boost your physical and mental wellbeing? Organised by Sheffield Cycling 4 All and funded by Sport England, our free yoga sessions take place every Tuesday evening between 7-8pm and are specifically designed for people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. Qualified Yoga teacher Jane Collins knows lots of ways to adapt traditional yoga practices, so that everyone taking part can experience all the benefits that yoga offers.

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  • Join our Healthy Lifestyle Group

    Join our Healthy Lifestyle Group

    Do you want to lead a healthier lifestyle but aren’t sure how to get started and keep up the good work once you have managed to get going? Disability Sheffield is here to help you by offering a new online, peer-led group for disabled people who want to lead a healthier lifestyle. The group is open to all disabled people, including people with learning disabilities and autism and takes place every Friday at 10am for one hour on Zoom. The last session is on Friday 13 November and we hope to offer another course in the New Year.

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