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

Blog/Latest News

  • NCVO launch research in to diversity and volunteering

    NCVO launch research in to diversity and volunteering

    The National Council for Voluntary Organisations have announced research plans for 2020 looking in to what diversity means to volunteer-involving organisations; while also exploring their aims, priorities and experiences in this area.

    FULL ARTICLE
  • Free Fitness Day Pass for Disability Sheffield Users

    Free Fitness Day Pass for Disability Sheffield Users

    Working in partnership with Sheffield International Venues ( SIV ), we are providing FREE fitness passes for our users so that we can improve the fitness experience for disabled people across the city. We need your help to do this! Simply visit “Free Day Pass”, to get your pass and use it! You’ll be asked to provide some feedback through your email to let SIV know about your experience.

    FULL ARTICLE
  • BBC Red Button Teletext saved from switch off

    BBC Red Button Teletext saved from switch off

    The BBC Red Button Teletext Service has been saved from switch off after the NFBUK and British Deaf Association handed in a petition to the Director General of the BBC.

    FULL ARTICLE
  • T-shirts On Sale To Help PIP Recording Appeal

    T-shirts On Sale To Help PIP Recording Appeal

    If you want to really show your support for DPAC Sheffield and their campaign to ensure Personal Independence Payments interviews are recorded you can now get it on your chest. The local branch of Disabled People Against Cuts has now had t-shirts printed bearing the slogan ‘Put PIP assessments on the record’ which you can buy for £10, or £13 if you need it posted. Money raised will go towards their crowdfunder to buy equipment which can be lent out to disabled people applying for the benefit

    FULL ARTICLE
  • #SpeakUp grant applications are now open

    #SpeakUp grant applications are now open

    #SpeakUp is back! Healthwatch have launched the third round of their small grants programme, designed for community, voluntary, and not-for-profit groups to help their communities to speak up about their health and social care. Applications are open until 27th February 2020.

    FULL ARTICLE
  • Learning Disability England Annual Conference

    Learning Disability England Annual Conference

    The 2020 Learning Disability England conference takes place on 13th February 2020. This year the theme of the event is inclusion, with the conference title: ‘Including Everyone – What next?’

    FULL ARTICLE
  • Free SODiT Workshops & Events for 2020

    Free SODiT Workshops & Events for 2020

    Survivors of Depression in Transition are hosting a number of free workshops and events throughout 2020, starting February 13th at The Circle.

    FULL ARTICLE
  • Take Part In The City's Year Of Reading

    Take Part In The City's Year Of Reading

    We will all be brought to book throughout 2020 – thanks to the launch of Sheffield’s Year Of Reading. The 12 month long event is a citywide celebration of creativity and the written word. Reading is the key that unlocks the door – it helps us feel better, discover more, and unleashes our individual creativity. You can nominate your favourite read and attend events in the ‘ What’s on Guide ‘.

    FULL ARTICLE
  • Sheffield Theatres Launchpad Project Returns

    Sheffield Theatres Launchpad Project Returns

    The Launchpad project, designed to help adults with learning disabilities and/or autism develop skills in drama and performance, is back and looking for new recruits. Organised by Sheffield Theatres, it gives participants the opportunity to work with professionals to develop their performance skills in weekly workshops building skills in areas such as improvisation, storytelling and movement , working together to create a performance for the Crucible Studio theatre. The deadline for applications is Friday 21 February.

    FULL ARTICLE
  • Holocaust Memorial Day Vigil

    Holocaust Memorial Day Vigil

    To commemorate the Holocaust Sheffield is holding a candlelit vigil on Monday 27 January 2020 from 5.45 to 7pm in the Winter Garden. The theme this year is Stand Together and will focus on how genocidal regimes throughout history have deliberately fractured societies by marginalising certain groups. A selection of short films will be screened in the Winter Garden during the day, from 12noon to 4.30pm ( pop in anytime ) and a collection of posters are on display in the Winter Gardens from 20th – 27th January.

    FULL ARTICLE
Page 1 of 97 Next

More posts

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)

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

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