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  • City Centre Circular Bus Starts on the 1st August

    City Centre Circular Bus Starts on the 1st August

    The new bus service will connect major transport stops and some of the locations cut off from public transport since the closure of Pinstone Street to traffic. We are hopeful that more disabled and other members of the public will be able to access the city centre. If you do have any issues or feedback then please do get in touch with us so we can share feedback with partner groups and the council.

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  • Scan New Horizons

    Scan New Horizons

    All articles in this online disability lifestyle publication are sourced directly from their community of readers, giving disabled people a voice. Articles span topics from technology, relationships, sports, employment and travel. Check out the content this month.

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  • PA Advertising Campaign Seeks your Views

    PA Advertising Campaign Seeks your Views

    Want to influence a brand-new advertising campaign in the making, aimed to market positive social care roles including PAs? Sheffield City Council is looking for interested Individual Employers and PAs who would like to influence the advertising campaign and help create stories and adverts.

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  • Beware Cost of Living Payments Fraud

    Beware Cost of Living Payments Fraud

    You may have seen in the media that there has been a significant increase in scammers attempting to obtain personal information by sending out texts suggesting that people are eligible for cost of living payments. If you are elgible, you don’t need to take any action and the DWP never ask for personal details by SMS or email.

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  • New Guide to Living Well in Sheffield

    New Guide to Living Well in Sheffield

    Are you looking into improving your health and wellbeing? If so the latest guide to living well in Sheffield is out now to help you find out what’s on offer in your local area and citywide.The 72-page brochure has been produced by Sheffield City Council along with their ‘People Keeping Well’ partner organisations who they fund to deliver a range of health and wellbeing support and activities in the city.

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  • Sheffield Cycling 4 All Development Co-ordinator Vacancy

    Sheffield Cycling 4 All Development Co-ordinator Vacancy

    Disability Sheffield is recruiting a part time Development Co-ordinator to work with our inclusive cycling project. We are looking for someone to lead on the monitoring and funding elements of the project including administering our trike loan scheme, helping develop SC4A as a sustainable project in the longer term. The closing date for applications is 9am on Tuesday 30th August 2022.

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  • Healthy Living and Physical Activity Project Co-ordinator (job-share post)

    Healthy Living and Physical Activity Project Co-ordinator (job-share post)

    Disability Sheffield is looking to recruit a part-time co-ordinator to join our existing project co-ordinator. You will be working with community groups to increase their capacity to support people with severe mental illness, a learning disability and/or autism to access healthy living and physical activity opportunities in their local communities. The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 15th August 2022.

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  • Free Digital Skills Course For Young Adults

    Free Digital Skills Course For Young Adults

    Interested in improving your digital skills and aged between 18-25? This Young Entrepreneur Skills (YES) course for disabled young adults – a mix of remote and in person sessions – is offered by Leonard Cheshire in partnership with the John Lewis Foundation.

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  • Sheffield Voices Health Consultations Report

    Sheffield Voices Health Consultations Report

    Sheffield Voices was commissioned by the Clinical Commissioning Group to run a series of events in May to find out what people with learning disabilities and autistic people feel about health services in Sheffield. They connected with around 100 people who were able to give their views in this Easy Read report.

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  • Community Update on Covid

    Community Update on Covid

    The NHS in Sheffield is reassuring people that a new variant of Covid-19 has not reached Britain but are warning us to still take precautions to prevent being infected with the ones already in circulation. Read their latest Community Health Update.

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