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  • Enter our Competition to Design STS a New Logo!

    Enter our Competition to Design STS a New Logo!

    Sheffield Travel Support has joined Disability Sheffield, and they need a logo! Enter our logo competition for a chance to win a voucher worth £75 – 1st place, £50 – 2nd place or £25 – 3rd place. The closing date to get your design to us is Monday the 6th of May, so get drawing!

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  • Sheffield Connect circular bus service relaunched

    Sheffield Connect circular bus service relaunched

    The Sheffield Connect bus service relaunched on Monday the 8th of April. New vehicles all electric (standard buses), two routes, and longer operating hours and now completely free for everyone.

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  • Meet Our Community Engagement Co-ordinator

    Meet Our Community Engagement Co-ordinator

    Hello. My name is Paul Ntulila, and I’m thrilled to be the Community Engagement Coordinator at Disability Sheffield. My goal is to create a strong, thriving community of disabled people in Sheffield who can work with us to influence policies and decisions or even just meet up for a coffee and a chat. I recently travelled to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland to advocate for disabled people’s rights.

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  • Sheffield Life, Loss and Death Festival

    Sheffield Life, Loss and Death Festival

    Death is part of life. so let’s talk about it during this festival across Sheffield and online during May. Events include music, activities in nature, training, creative workshops, writing, open mic sessions, authors panel, Death Cafes, exhibitions and discussion groups.

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  • My Employment Plan

    My Employment Plan

    This week marks the launch of “My Employment Plan”, a tool coproduced by people with lived experience and employment organisations across South Yorkshire. The plan help a person and their employer talk about and agree on things that might help them both in the workplace, sometimes called ‘reasonable adjustments’.

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  • Sheffield Travel Support Joins Disability Sheffield

    Sheffield Travel Support Joins Disability Sheffield

    Sheffield Travel Support (STS) has joined Disability Sheffield! STS is a paid for service that provides travel support to hundreds of people with learning disabilities each week. Regular customers have the same regular Travel Support Workers, helping them to build trusted relationships and to understand your needs and preferences better.

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  • Temporary loss of step free access to Dore Railway Station

    Temporary loss of step free access to Dore Railway Station

    Rail passengers who need step free access at Dore and Totley Railway station are urged to book passenger assistance if travelling to or from the station during the period from the 25th March to 4th April 2024. This is because the new lifts will not be fully working for some, or all of this period.

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  • Individual Employer Funding

    Individual Employer Funding

    Did you know that as an individual employer you can apply for funding from Skills for Care to train yourself and your personal assistant(s)? The deadline for applications is 5pm on Sunday 31 March 2024 and any training that you want to be funded must be started by 30 April 2024.

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  • Disability Sheffield Volunteer John Playing Away

    Disability Sheffield Volunteer John Playing Away

    Disability Sheffield volunteer John Quinn ( pictured right ) has started to stage new moves in his writing career – with two of his plays being performed in the city soon. A short piece of his has been chosen for a night of new work to be held at Theatre Deli in Sheffield on Tuesday April 9th and a full-length work will be seen at Sheffield Theatres in the summer.

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  • What should Social Workers be Taught?

    What should Social Workers be Taught?

    The Knowledge Bank are a group of people who have all had social workers and they work with the social work team at The University of Sheffield to represent the views of people with lived experience. The team are reviewing what they teach on the course and has asked The Knowledge Bank to find out what people think makes a good social worker. And to do this they want to hear from people in the South Yorkshire area who also have experience of social workers.

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