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  • Sheffield Cycling 4 All Development Co-ordinator Vacancy

    Sheffield Cycling 4 All Development Co-ordinator Vacancy

    Disability Sheffield is recruiting a part time Development Co-ordinator to work with our inclusive cycling project. We are looking for someone to lead on the monitoring and funding elements of the project including administering our trike loan scheme, helping develop SC4A as a sustainable project in the longer term. The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 1st July 2022.

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  • Citizens Advice Sheffield Recruiting Trustees

    Citizens Advice Sheffield Recruiting Trustees

    If you are passionate about addressing poverty, inequality and discrimination in Sheffield and want to help one of the city’s leading charities, Citizens Advice Sheffield are recruiting for two new trustees. They are not necessarily expecting anyone to have prior trustee experience and are particularly keen to talk to people with experience of the issues faced by their clients either personally or professionally, whose values match their own.

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  • Gathering Stories from the Pandemic

    Gathering Stories from the Pandemic

    Sheffield is creating a unique, long-lasting, and creative memorial as a tribute to people who have died from Covid, those who have lost loved ones and people who have been affected by the pandemic. Stories from the Pandemic is inviting everyone across the city to share their stories either on their website or on postcards which are available in libraries, museums and other city venues.

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  • Race, Disability and Self-Directed Support

    Race, Disability and Self-Directed Support

    The findings of a workshop held last November looking at Race, Disability and Self-Directed Support in Sheffield have just been published. Bringing together work from SACMHA, Health Watch Sheffield, Speak Up, Think Local Act Personal and Disability Sheffield, the report highlights the specific experiences and recommendations from each group as well as views and concerns shared by them all.

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  • Play Plans Prove To Be A Big Success

    Play Plans Prove To Be A Big Success

    A Sheffield Theatres’ scheme to get disabled people involved in theatre work has proved to be a great success with live performances taking place at a popular Yorkshire venue.Several of those involved on the courses – both on the teaching and being taught sides – were Sheffield-based, including our very own Disability Sheffield news volunteer, John Quinn.

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  • #Equal Treatment Challenging Racism Seminars

    #Equal Treatment Challenging Racism Seminars

    From 14th until the end of June the free #EqualTreatment seminars and follow up workshops aim to share the lived experiences of health and social care services and support of B.A.M.E families with children and adults with learning disabilities. They will consider how to challenge and address racism and inequalities locally and regionally as service providers, communities and families and call for action, accountability and a commitment for change.

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  • Equal Access: Getting it Right for People with Disabilities

    Equal Access: Getting it Right for People with Disabilities

    Local authorities across England need to ensure disabled people are at the heart of how their services operate says the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman. His latest report shares the learning from his investigations to help councils, and other local services meet their legal duties to ensure everyone has an equal opportunity to access their services, whatever their needs.

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  • Thank you for Volunteering with Us!

    Thank you for Volunteering with Us!

    Volunteers Week ( 1-7 June ) is a time to celebrate the fantastic contribution volunteers make to our communities . We are enormously proud that our role call of volunteers is expanding as our projects continue to grow successfully with their input. We benefit greatly from our volunteers knowledge, skills and experience, ideas and enthusiasm and would like to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you to all our volunteers past and present.

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  • Taxi Consultation - Share your Views

    Taxi Consultation - Share your Views

    After extensive work at pace on local taxi policy consultations at Disability Sheffield there is now a national taxi guidance consultation. We know a lot of the issues many disabled people have to book or get the assistance they need whether for taxis or private hire services are not unique to this city. Contributing to this consultation on national guidance by 20 June should help to ensure improvements can be made for us and more widely.

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  • Accessible Bus Stop Realtime Information Trial

    Accessible Bus Stop Realtime Information Trial

    A new method for accessing real time bus information is currently being trialled in the City Centre. It is designed to make bus departure information available to all with audio announcements made on request using a push button. You now have the opportunity to give feedback on the audio and the visual elements of the information system at consultations@disabilitysheffield.org.uk.

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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.
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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 :)
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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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