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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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Join Us in Nominating Chella!

Join Us in Nominating Chella!

Every year, Cycling UK, highlight 100 exceptional women who promote cycling and encourage others to take part. This year we are nominating SC4A cyclist Chella Quint who has been borrowing an e-trike from our cycle loan scheme. Chella is a well-known menstrual activism campaigner, community champion and influencer. Join us in nominating Chella by 30 June.

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Logo Competition Winners Announced!

Logo Competition Winners Announced!

Thank you to everyone who entered our logo competition last month to find a logo for the Sheffield Travel Support service. We were amazed by the number of entries we received from all over Sheffield. We’ve had a very difficult time choosing a winner, but after a lot of thought we are very proud to announce our top three!

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What a Week for Learning Disability

What a Week for Learning Disability

Learning Disability Week runs from 17th – 23rd June 2024, with the theme ‘Do You See Me?’. The annual campaign aims to raise awareness of the lives of people with a learning disability and ensure they are a visible, valued part of society. Our Self advocacy group, Sheffield Voices is celebrating all their achievements with a picnic on Tuesday as they head towards their Big Voice Event on Access at the Town Hall on Friday 21 June from 10am to 3pm. They are very much seen and heard ! Check out what else is happening.

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Thursday 18th July

Disability Network Meeting - 1 - 3pm

We are building a strong network of disabled people in the city to discuss current issues, influence policy, create connections and learn from one another....

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Thursday 25th July

Peer to Peer on the Ethel Barge - 10am to 3pm

We are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting a Peer to Peer event at the Ethel Barge in July.

Due to limited space,...

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Wednesday 17th July

Awareness Training NHS Screening - 10 - 11.30

To increase knowledge and understanding of the 3 NHS
Cancer Screening Programmes (Bowel, Breast and Cervical) and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) and...

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Thursday 12th September

Inclusive Sport - 9.30am for 10am start to 2.30pm

The event gives disabled people the opportunity to try a variety of sports including: boccia, cycling, dance, football, rugby, tennis and many other activities.

Where? English...

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Have your Say on Housing Strategy

Have your Say on Housing Strategy

Sheffield City Council want to hear your views on the future of housing in Sheffield. Earlier this year, they asked you what mattered to you most about housing which helped shape their draft Housing Strategy. Your further input is vital to influence a strategy that meets the needs of our community. The survey is open until 28 July.

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What's in a Name?

What's in a Name?

The name’s the game when it comes to making sure people with long-term health conditions stay as fit as possible – and you can help pick a new moniker for the Sheffield Physical Activity Referrals Scheme (SPARS),one that focuses more on wellbeing. Hurry though as voting closes on Sunday 14th July

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Proposed bus service changes for Sheffield

Proposed bus service changes for Sheffield

Sheffield Transport 4 All has become aware of proposed service changes to some services in Sheffield. The deadline for comments is Friday the 12th of July.

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