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  • Do Sheffield's Pavements Work for You?

    Do Sheffield's Pavements Work for You?

    A postgraduate research project is aiming to study how disabled people experience moving around Sheffield with a specific focus on experiences of using pavements. Laura Harryman is looking for participants over the age of 18, from the Sheffield area who have a mobility impairment. If you would be interested in completing a travel diary for Laura or there’s a regular journey you make or have made in the past you could comment on please get in touch .

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  • Move & Chat with Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    Move & Chat with Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    During the Covid-19 outbreak our cycling project Sheffield Cycling 4 All has suspended the cycling sessions offering disabled people the opportunity to ride a wide array of adapted trikes. The good news is we’ve launched a new online exercise session every Wednesday at 11am to help our participants and anyone else who wants to join us, keep fit and well until we’re back cycling together. Move & Chat offers a fun, gentle online exercise session led by a qualified instructor followed by an optional informal chat with other participants.We’re also offering 1 on 1 cycling sessions in Hillsborough park on a case by case basis, a trike Loan scheme and sports equipment for your home to keep you active.

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  • Good Vibrations - Thank you for your Dance Donations

    Good Vibrations - Thank you for your Dance Donations

    Dance music fans took steps to raise more than £700 for Disability Sheffield by taking part in a lockdown disco party on 25 April. So we would like to say a big thank you to Tom Collister , our Cycling 4 All Co-ordinator and DJ on the night – AKA Moonmonkey – and everyone who ‘boogied with a smile’ and danced along to support us.

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  • New Cycling Sessions at SC4A

    New Cycling Sessions at SC4A

    Sheffield Cycling 4 All has reluctantly decided to cancel ALL cycling sessions until further notice due to the coronavirus. We apologise for any disappointment this may cause . Thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund and Sport England , Sheffield Cycling 4 All, our accessible and inclusive cycling project, is stepping up a gear and is offering new groups for people with specific health conditions or impairments at Hillsborough Park ( next to the tennis courts at the bottom of the park ). Sessions start at the end of March/beginning of April and the cost is just £4.

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  • SC4A Calls For Your Votes

    SC4A Calls For Your Votes

    Sheffield Cycling 4 All, our accessible and inclusive cycling project, is hoping to have its funding wishes granted – and is looking for your vote to help it achieve this aim. SC4A is thrilled to have been selected for the voting stage of the TransPennine Express Transform Grants which supports community projects that seek to tackle/promote social inclusion and improve the environment. Voting closes at midnight on Sunday 22 March 2020.

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  • Wheels for Wellbeing Survey of Disabled Cyclists

    Wheels for Wellbeing Survey of Disabled Cyclists

    Wheels for Wellbeing is running its annual survey of disabled cyclists to find out about the latest needs and experiences of disabled people who cycle. The data they collect will be used to inform their ongoing policy and campaigning work, and will help to strengthen the voice of disabled cyclists in the UK.

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  • Share your Experience of Cycling and Walking in South Yorkshire

    Share your Experience of Cycling and Walking in South Yorkshire

    Sheffield City Region has launched their Active Travel Map, an online tool for people from across South Yorkshire to share their experiences of walking and cycling in their area. They would particularly like to hear from disabled people, wheelchair users and people who have mobility aids.

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  • Dame Sarah Storey Wins Para-Cycling International Race in Yorkshire

    Dame Sarah Storey Wins Para-Cycling International Race in Yorkshire

    Dame Sarah Storey, Britains most successful female Paralympian and Sheffield’s Active Travel Commissioner has won the Women’s C5 road race at the Yorkshire Para-Cycling International.

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  • Sheffield Cycling 4 All Gets New Bikes Boost

    Sheffield Cycling 4 All Gets New Bikes Boost

    Sheffield Cycling 4 All are riding high and would like to say a massive thank you to HTK podcast listeners, who raised almost £2000 to buy four additional bikes and a specialist tricycle for Disability Sheffield’s accessible cycling project.

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  • Crowdfunding Campaign launched for Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    Project Chainge, a new initiative from cycling podcast The HKT Podcast, aims to raise £2,000 to buy specially adapted bikes to support children and adults with various difficulties and disabilities for Sheffield Cycling 4 All and the Mental Health Cycling Project.

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