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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Human Rights Workshop

    Human Rights Workshop

    The Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Trust is working with the British Institute of Human Rights to run a human rights workshop for people who use their services i.e. people who are using, or have used a service, their carers or family. Learn how you can use human rights to speak up at the online workshop on Monday 1st August 2022 from 1.30 -3pm.

  • Black Male Suicide Conference

    Black Male Suicide Conference

    SACMHA Health & Social Care will be hosting this critically important conference in partnership with the Sheffield Health & Social Care Foundation Trust along with Sheffield Flourish on Saturday 23rd July from 9:30am at the Mega Centre, Bernard Road, Sheffield S2 5BQ.

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