Disability Sheffield
Zoom: A A A A Current Page  »  About  /  Blog/Latest News  /  Archive

Blog Archive

  • Free Cycling Opportunities in March

    Free Cycling Opportunities in March

    Our inclusive cycling project, Sheffield Cycling 4 All, is peddling into Spring offering free all-ability cycling sessions to give disabled people and people with long-term health conditions more opportunity to ride a wide array of cycles in safe surroundings. With over 30 different trikes and bikes which can be adapted to you, the sessions at various venues are run by a trained session leader and a range of volunteers.

    FULL ARTICLE
  • Disability Rights UK Response to Disability Action Plan

    Disability Rights UK Response to Disability Action Plan

    The Disability Action Plan sets out the “actions the government will take to improve disabled people’s everyday lives and lays the foundations for longer-term change.” DRUK says the actions are weak – We need co-produced transformation as detailed in the Disabled People’s Manifesto, incorporation of the UNCRPD into domestic law, an end to the social care crisis and the inhumane DWP policies and processes.

    FULL ARTICLE
  • Coming out of Hospital

    Coming out of Hospital

    When a family member or friend is in hospital you might be concerned about what will happen when they leave hospital. With this in mind , Carers UK has produced a factsheet about ‘Coming out of Hospital’ alongside advice and information: about what to expect and your rights and choices as an unpaid carer. Locally Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care’s Back Home Scheme’ may be able to help.

    FULL ARTICLE
  • LBGT+ History Month

    LBGT+ History Month

    The theme of this year’s LGBT+ History Month recognises the important contribution to the fields of medicine and healthcare made by LGBT+ people. NHS Sheffield is celebrating the month with 2 blogs from staff members. Deaf Rainbow UK has launched a glossary of terms to help Deaf members of the LBGT+ community get their points across.

    FULL ARTICLE
  • Transport For All - Are We There Yet?

    Transport For All - Are We There Yet?

    This report presents highlights of the findings from research carried out by Transport for All during 2022 and 2023. It presents disabled people’s experiences of transport in England, the barriers we face and priorities for change. The transport industry must listen and act to deliver transport justice for disabled people.

    FULL ARTICLE
  • Could you be a Disability Sheffield Trustee?

    Could you be a Disability Sheffield Trustee?

    We are seeking a to appoint up to three new trustees to our Board. As a Disabled People’s User-Led Organisation (DPULO) we are very keen to hear from disabled applicants in particular. LGBTQ+ and ethnically diverse communities are also currently under-represented on our board, similarly younger people, which we are also hoping to redress. Closing Date: 12:00 noon, 31st March

    FULL ARTICLE
  • Sheffield Voices Big Voice on Transport

    Sheffield Voices Big Voice on Transport

    Our Sheffield Voices self advocacy group would like to invite you to their next Big Voice Conference on the 23rd of February from 10am to 2pm at Sheffield Town Hall . The main theme for this conference is Transport in Sheffield. This event is for people with a learning disability and Autistic people living in the Sheffield area.

    FULL ARTICLE
  • Try out Sheffield Transport 4 All

    Try out Sheffield Transport 4 All

    Do you have an interest in accessibility of local public transport (bus, tram, and rail)? Sheffield Transport 4 All is looking for new members and would like to hear from you!

    FULL ARTICLE
  • Forced Prepayment Meter Guidance

    Forced Prepayment Meter Guidance

    Ofgem, the energy regulator, confirmed earlier this month that EDF, Octopus and Scottish Power have been given permission to restart involuntary Pre Payment Meter installations after meeting their set of conditions. They are still required to follow a robust set of rules which have a ‘Do not Install’ category for high risk customers.

    FULL ARTICLE
  • Clinical And Social Care Engagement

    Clinical And Social Care Engagement

    Do you want a say in Sheffield’s clinical and social care strategy? Sheffield Health and Social Care is holding an event on 30 January from 10am to 1pm, with updates from key speakers, interactive sessions to learn more about the different pieces of work that are happening, and opportunities to provide your feedback and input into future plans.

    FULL ARTICLE
Page 1 of 2 Next

Blog Archive

Articles by Category

Articles by Tag

Articles by Date

* indicates required

Sign up to our latest news on local and national disability related issues and events

Recent Feedback    (We'd love to receive your feedback, please click here to add some)

A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
The service received was rated as:  

training feedback

When I moved to Sheffield nearly five years ago it was my "go to" organisation. I expect it to stay that way. All the staff and volunteers seem to pull out little gems of effort that disabled people like me couldn't do without. Professionally and personally - I love em :)
The service received was rated as:  

Andrew Crooks

Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
The service received was rated as:  

feedback training

Disability Sheffield is a forward-thinking, energetic organisation doing a lot of positive work in Sheffield. I have no doubt they will continue to do so for a long time to come.
The service received was rated as:  

Ruth