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We are a membership and user led organisation, run and controlled by disabled people. We promote independent living for disabled people in Sheffield. By independent living we mean that disabled people have the same freedom and rights to exercise choice and control over their own lives as any other person.

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Social Work England Are Looking for Experts by Experience

Social Work England Are Looking for Experts by Experience

The new, specialist regulator for all child, family and adult social workers in England need people who have lived experience in relation to social work to help them to develop their organisation and challenge them to achieve their ambition of being an open, honest, transparent and fair regulator. You can be involved from the start in setting up their Expert by Experience Advisory Group helping to shape and design how the group will work, its roles and responsibilities and frequency of meetings. If you’d like to take part please come along to the first meeting on Monday 22 October

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Pride in Sheffield

Pride in Sheffield

There is a new Pride committee elected by the community to deliver Pride in 2019 for the community in Sheffield. The Pride committee is setting up an ‘action group’ that will look at making Pride the most accessible and inclusive yet. To this end they are recruiting disabled people from the LGBT + community to be part of the action group.

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Disability Hub Meeting

Disability Hub Meeting

The next meeting of the Disability Hub is on Tuesday 25 September 2018 from 2-4pm at The Circle. The Hub is one of the ways in which disabled people can have a greater say on the services and businesses disabled people interact with locally.

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Thursday 18th October

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10 -12.30pm & 1-3pm

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All continue in Hillsborough Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays thanks to HealthRich funding, it’s now only £3...

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Tuesday 23rd October

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10 -12.30pm & 1-3pm

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All continue in Hillsborough Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays thanks to HealthRich funding, it’s now only £3...

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Monday 22nd October

Social Work England Experts by Experience Advisory Group First Meeting 10am - 1pm

Social Work England will be the new, specialist regulator for all child, family and adult social workers in England. Their main objective will be...

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Friday 26th October

Rotherham Jobs Fair 10am - 1pm

Looking for work? Well there are over 20 employers searching for new staff who will be happy to hear from you. They will be gathering...

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Pride in Sheffield

Pride in Sheffield

There is a new Pride committee elected by the community to deliver Pride in 2019 for the community in Sheffield. The Pride committee is setting up an ‘action group’ that will look at making Pride the most accessible and inclusive yet. To this end they are recruiting disabled people from the LGBT + community to be part of the action group.

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Job Opportunities at Sheffield ME And Fibromyalgia Group

Job Opportunities at Sheffield ME And Fibromyalgia Group

The Sheffield ME and Fibromyalgia Group is advertising three new vacancies. Please note that the deadline for applications for the Activities Co-ordinator post is Monday October 15th and the deadline for the Information Officer and Benefits Advisers posts is October 22nd.

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The Activity Trap?

The Activity Trap?

New research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing benefits if they take part in exercise and are seen to be physically active, according to new research published by Activity Alliance. The study, entitled ‘The Activity Trap: Disabled people’s fear of being active’, shows that four in five disabled people would like to be more active to manage impairments and pain and help them to maintain and improve their physical and mental health.

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