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  • Petition - Solve the Crisis in Social Care

    Petition - Solve the Crisis in Social Care

    This petition asks the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock to solve the crisis in Social Care,pointing out that this issue is just as important as Brexit, if not more so. Chris Sterry, a local carer, highlights the wider impact of the delay to the Green Paper on Social Care on health services and the health of carers.

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  • Cathedral Archer Project Harvest Appeal

    Cathedral Archer Project Harvest Appeal

    The Cathdral Archer Project, a charity set up to help homeless people in Sheffield, has launched their annual appeal which this year runs until 25th October. Donations of food will help feed up to 90 homeless people a day with breakfast, lunch and food parcels.

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  • BFI Film Academy Applications 2019 - 20 Now Open

    BFI Film Academy Applications 2019 - 20 Now Open

    Do you dream of a career in the film industry?The BFI Film Academy are recruiting twenty young people aged 16-19 to take part in the academy here in Sheffield at the Showroom cinema.The course runs from Wednesday 6th November 2019 until Saturday 25th January 2019 – the deadline for applications is Saturday 26rd October at midday.

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  • Bags of Taste Cooking Demonstrations

    Bags of Taste Cooking Demonstrations

    From Poor Diets to Richer Lives, Bags of Taste believe everyone should be able to afford good food. Join Bags of Taste on Fridays from 11am to 1.30pm from 4 – 25 October at St Mary’s Church, Bramall Lane, Sheffield S2 4QZ. Includes a free lunch .

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  • Petition - Review PIP Assessment

    Petition - Review PIP Assessment

    This petition asks for a review of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment process claiming that evidence shows that people with epilepsy are disproportionately discriminated against during the assessment process. Of those people who have epilepsy and previously received Disability Living Allowance, 54% were denied PIP, this is the second highest rejection rate out of all health conditions and double the national average.

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  • Sheffield Adult Safeguarding Partnership Annual Report

    Sheffield Adult Safeguarding Partnership Annual Report

    Sheffield Adult Safeguarding Partnership has released its Annual Report for 2018/9 in the form of a video. The Partnership helps to promote awareness of and develop a better public understanding of adult abuse and involves service users in the development of their policies and services as well as taking the lead responsibility for conducting serious case reviews in Sheffield.

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  • Off The Shelf 2019

    Off The Shelf 2019

    Off The Shelf, one of Britain’s largest and most accessible literary events, returns to Sheffield from October 5-26 and this year is expanding into other parts of South Yorkshire. All the main venues have disabled access although you are asked to inform the box office when booking if you or a member of your party is a wheelchair user.

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  • New Sheffield Mencap Outreach Group for Carers in Birley

    New Sheffield Mencap Outreach Group for Carers in Birley

    Sheffield Mencap and Gateway has set up a new carers’ outreach group for the Birley area of Sheffield. It is part of their Carers Outreach Project and will be meeting every first Tuesday of the month.

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  • Help Test Social Work England Website

    Help Test Social Work England Website

    Social Work England is looking for volunteers in early November to check that their new website is accessible. The website will allow the public to check the details of around 100,000 registered social workers and raise any concerns.

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  • Sheffield Suicide Support

    Sheffield Suicide Support

    A new website has been set up in Sheffield to help people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which lead to suicide or people who are worried about someone else experiencing those emotions.

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A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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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
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