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  • Join Cycling 4 All at Sheffield City Ride 2018

    Join Cycling 4 All at Sheffield City Ride 2018

    Join Disability Sheffield’s disabled cycling group Cycling 4 All this Sunday 15th July as they take part in Sheffield’s annual bike ride.

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  • Alice's Blog from Strasbourg

    Alice's Blog from Strasbourg

    In this guest blog Alice, one of Disability Sheffield’s Advocacy Workers, shares her experience of a recent training course that she attended in Strasbourg France, entitled ‘Active citizenship and political participation of young disabled people as a pathway towards Independent Living’.

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  • Disability Sheffield Shortlisted for Charity of the Year at Sainsbury's

    Disability Sheffield Shortlisted for Charity of  the Year at Sainsbury's

    We are proud to announce that Disability Sheffield has been shortlisted for the Local Charity of the Year award at the Sainsbury’s on Division Street in the city centre.We hope we have your vote next time you call in to shop there. Thank you.

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  • Members wanted for Sheffield International Venues Disability Inclusion Steering Group

    Members wanted for Sheffield International Venues Disability Inclusion Steering Group

    Disability Sheffield and Sheffield City Trust are looking for disabled people to be part of a steering group to provide clear and concise guidance on how Sheffield International Venues can be more inclusive for disabled people in its policies, processes and programmes.

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  • Digital Security Guide and Animation

    Digital Security Guide and Animation

    We have produced these new resources to help employers of personal assistants ( individual employers ) to understand their legal obligation to store information about their staff safely and securely, regardless of whether the information is digital or paper based. As a result of developing these resources through our work with the Individual Employer and PA group, we are proud to announce that Skills for Care have named Disability Sheffield as a 2018 Innovator, one of ten social care projects nationally which are bringing to life new ideas for different audiences.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • '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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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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