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  • Deaf Awareness Week : 14 - 20 May

    Deaf Awareness Week : 14 - 20 May

    To help you to better support Deaf and hearing impaired people, we have produced some helpful posters to encourage you to raise awareness and play an active role in supporting and including the deaf community in whatever you do during and after Deaf Awareness Week.

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  • Digital Security Workshop for Individual Employers

    Digital Security Workshop for Individual Employers

    Do you employ personal assistants or are you a personal assistant? Think you don’t have to worry about Digital Security? Think Again…… We would like to invite you to a workshop on Digital Security on Thursday 10th May 10am-12.30pm at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield S1 4FW .

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  • We need your Permission to Continue to Send you our News Bulletins.

    We need your Permission to Continue to Send you our News Bulletins.

    If you’re on our mailing list we hope you enjoy receiving and reading our weekly news bulletins about local and national disability news and events and thank you for taking an interest in our work. Please be aware that on May 25th, changes to data protection will come into effect, which means that we are required to ask you to resubscribe if you wish to continue to receive our news bulletins. It’ll only take 2 minutes….

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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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  • Disability Sheffield Brings You Our 2018 Pick 'N' Mix Fundraising Gig

    Disability Sheffield Brings You Our 2018 Pick 'N' Mix Fundraising Gig

    Our spectacular BIG live Music Fundraising event is back by popular demand. Even better than last year – how could that be possible? – we’re bringing live music back to Crookes Social Club for our annual New Year celebration. So bring your friends and join us on Saturday 20th January from 7.30 – 11.30 at Crookes Social Club, Mulehouse Rd, S10 1TD.

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  • Not Equal: The experiences of Deaf people accessing Health and Social Care in Sheffield

    Not Equal: The experiences of Deaf people accessing Health and Social Care in Sheffield

    Healthwatch Sheffield, in partnership with Citizens Advice Sheffield and Disability Sheffield has carried out an investigation into the experiences of Deaf people accessing health and social care services in the city.Deaf people’s needs are often disregarded when it comes to provision of health and social care in Sheffield, their new report – entitled Not Equal – has revealed.

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  • Free Digital Security 2nd Workshop

    Free Digital Security 2nd Workshop

    Do you employ a PA? If so this second workshop will provide practical steps to help prevent you from becoming a victim of cyber crime and help ensure your compliance with current data protection legislation.
    *WHEN
    Wednesday 13th December
    1.00 pm to 3.30 pm

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  • What is Giving Tuesday?

    What is Giving Tuesday?

    Giving Tuesday was introduced to the UK by The Charities Aid Foundation in 2014 as “an antidote to the mass consumerism of Black Friday”. Powered by social media, Giving Tuesday now takes place in more than 70 countries around the world. It’s an incredible way to kick-start the charitable season!

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