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  • Just Say Yes

    Just Say Yes

    Interested in improving your digital skills? Leonard Cheshire’s YES Course is for young adults (16+) with a disability. The sessions will start at 10.30am and finish at 12pm every Thursday, beginning on the 16th March 2023.and will take place on Zoom for four weeks. Register now and you might get a free tablet.

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  • All Age Autism Strategy Consultation

    All Age Autism Strategy Consultation

    The Autism Partnership Board is inviting your views on their draft All Age Autism Strategy for Sheffield. You can give your views on the strategy by completing an online survey or attend a feedback session on 28 Feb or 1 March. The consultation runs until 24 March 2023

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  • Sheffield Adventure Film Festival - Access all Areas

    Sheffield Adventure Film Festival - Access all Areas

    Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF) will screen selected sessions in accessible formats for d/Deaf and blind/partially sighted audiences at the Showroom Cinema from the 3-5th March. This is on top of the level access provision at the Showroom.

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  • City's Clean Air Zone

    City's Clean Air Zone

    The Sheffield Clean Air Zone is in place from Monday February 27, aimed at improving the city’s air quality.This is a class C chargeable zone for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs), light goods vehicles (LGVs), vans, buses, coaches and taxis that drive within the inner ring road and city centre. Private cars and motorbikes will not be charged. Hackney Carriages don’t have any CAZ charges until June.

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  • Your Voice, Your Experience, Your Change

    Your Voice, Your Experience, Your Change

    Sheffield Health and Social Care want to improve community mental health services for people with serious mental illness, holding engagement events with service users, their families and carers during February and March.

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  • Adult Social Care Recruitment Event

    Adult Social Care Recruitment Event

    Sheffield City Council and the DWP have partnered to put on an Adult Social Care recruitment event at Sheffield Town Hall on 21st February from 11am to 2pm. Roles include Activities Worker, Care Worker, Personal Assistant, Shared Lives Carer and Advocacy Worker.No qualifications are needed to apply.

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  • Barriers Over Online Access To GP Practices

    Barriers Over Online Access To GP Practices

    Some patients in Sheffield are facing ‘significant barriers’ to accessing GP practices online, a new report has said.The report is the work of Healthwatch Sheffield, who set up a GP website health check, which analysed 74 GP practice websites, finding a widely varying picture across the city.

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  • Sheffield Local Plan - Make Your Voice Heard

    Sheffield Local Plan - Make Your Voice Heard

    If you are interested in contributing your thoughts to Sheffield’s Draft Local Plan you can do so individually, come along to the next Access Liaison Group meeting on the 8th of February at 10am on Zoom, or email your thoughts to us at Disability Sheffield by 10th of February.

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  • Providing Positive Change

    Providing Positive Change

    If you are jobless or economically inactive and want to make changes to improve your future prospects, the courses in Opportunity Sheffield’s e-brochure may help you find a way forward. A Mind Apart, Autism Plus,Down2U Physiotherapy and a Zest4Life are amongst the courses available.

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  • Events For LGBT History Month

    Events For LGBT History Month

    Founded in 2005 by Schools OUT UK, LGBT+ History Month takes place every February. Film screenings,talks, concerts, shows, comedy and club nights are all lined up to mark the month in Sheffield.

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