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The Centre for Independent Living

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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'Not Equal' Deaf Access Workshop

'Not Equal' Deaf Access Workshop

Healthwatch Sheffield is hosting a workshop with Citizen’s Advice Deaf Advice Team and Disability Sheffield, where commissioners and providers of Health and Social Care can share their responses to the recommendations of our ‘Not Equal’ Report. The workshop will take place on Friday 23 March from 10am to 12noon at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane Sheffield S1 4FW.

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Prepare for 'Arctic' Weather

Prepare for 'Arctic' Weather

We thought we’d try to help you prepare for the predicted Arctic weather conditions and snow forecast for Sheffield over the next few days by sending you this helpful advice and tips from Sheffield City Council and the Streets Ahead Team. Make sure you keep warm, well and safe.

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Thank You - Our Gig Raised over £1000

Thank You - Our Gig Raised over £1000

Thank you to everyone who took time to come to our charity fundraiser on Saturday night at Crookes Social Club. It was an awesome evening that someone has described as ‘only in Sheffield could that have happened’ night.

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Tuesday 24th April

Sheffield Cycling 4 All: 10am - 3pm

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

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Thursday 26th April

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10 -1.30pm & 1-3pm

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All will continue in Hillsborough Park on Thursday during the winter, dependent on the weather, from 10am...

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Monday 30th April

Barriers accessing services for the Trans & Non-binary Community - 2:30 - 5pm

Healthwatch Sheffield has partnered with SAYiT and Transactive to understand transgender and non-binary experiences of health and care services in Sheffield.
Healthwatch are hosting a...

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St Luke's Will Month April 2018

St Luke's Will Month April 2018

Have you made a Will? St Luke’s hospice has their annual ‘Will Month’ this April, giving you the chance to get a great deal on making a Will or amending your current Will while supporting St Luke’s.

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Bus Access For Wheelchair Users Update

Bus Access For Wheelchair Users Update

Although the final Supreme Court ruling fell short of making it a legal requirement for bus companies to compel non-wheelchair passengers to move from the space, the Government has now said it aims to implement new measures including clearer signs saying wheelchair users have priority and powers for drivers to eject passengers who refuse to move.

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Take Action in April to be Happier

Take Action in April to be Happier

This Active April Action Calendar produced by Action for Happiness has daily suggestion for things to do throughout April 2018 to help you stay active and give your mind and body a boost.

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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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