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  • Have your Say on Housing Strategy

    Have your Say on Housing Strategy

    Sheffield City Council want to hear your views on the future of housing in Sheffield. Earlier this year, they asked you what mattered to you most about housing which helped shape their draft Housing Strategy. Your further input is vital to influence a strategy that meets the needs of our community. The survey is open until 28 July.

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  • What's in a Name?

    What's in a Name?

    The name’s the game when it comes to making sure people with long-term health conditions stay as fit as possible – and you can help pick a new moniker for the Sheffield Physical Activity Referrals Scheme (SPARS),one that focuses more on wellbeing. Hurry though as voting closes on Sunday 14th July

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  • Proposed bus service changes for Sheffield

    Proposed bus service changes for Sheffield

    Sheffield Transport 4 All has become aware of proposed service changes to some services in Sheffield. The deadline for comments is Friday the 12th of July.

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  • General Election Disability Scorecard

    General Election Disability Scorecard

    How do the UK political parties compare on Disabled People’s rights? On the 29th of May 2024, Disability Rights UK sent letters to the UK political parties with the ‘Disability Scorecard’, grading their policies based on the “Disabled People’s Manifesto. See the results.

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  • Type 2 Diabetes Survey

    Type 2 Diabetes Survey

    Do you live in South Yorkshire, are between 16-39 years old, and have Type 2 Diabetes? Share your experience on the best way to promote information relating to Type 2 Diabetes and be in with a chance of winning £100 in shopping vouchers.

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  • Plan your School Summer Holiday Fun

    Plan your School Summer Holiday Fun

    Sheffield City Council’s Children’s University holds a programme of free taster activities for children and young people, running across the summer holidays. The ‘Festival of Fun’ is set to return for an action-packed 10th edition from 24th July to 30th August. Try something new and perhaps discover a new passion.

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  • New Bereavement Support Group

    New Bereavement Support Group

    Compassionate Sheffield and Space to Breathe are working together to create a monthly online bereavement support group, and would love anyone interested in taking part to help shape the group. This follows on from the success of the Sheffield Life, Loss and Death Festival in May.

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  • Join Us in Nominating Chella!

    Join Us in Nominating Chella!

    Every year, Cycling UK, highlight 100 exceptional women who promote cycling and encourage others to take part. This year we are nominating SC4A cyclist Chella Quint who has been borrowing an e-trike from our cycle loan scheme. Chella is a well-known menstrual activism campaigner, community champion and influencer. Join us in nominating Chella by 30 June.

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  • Logo Competition Winners Announced!

    Logo Competition Winners Announced!

    Thank you to everyone who entered our logo competition last month to find a logo for the Sheffield Travel Support service. We were amazed by the number of entries we received from all over Sheffield. We’ve had a very difficult time choosing a winner, but after a lot of thought we are very proud to announce our top three!

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  • What a Week for Learning Disability

    What a Week for Learning Disability

    Learning Disability Week runs from 17th – 23rd June 2024, with the theme ‘Do You See Me?’. The annual campaign aims to raise awareness of the lives of people with a learning disability and ensure they are a visible, valued part of society. Our Self advocacy group, Sheffield Voices is celebrating all their achievements with a picnic on Tuesday as they head towards their Big Voice Event on Access at the Town Hall on Friday 21 June from 10am to 3pm. They are very much seen and heard ! Check out what else is happening.

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