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  • New HoME group demands next government increase accessible housing

    New HoME group demands next government increase accessible housing

    A coalition of organisations is campaigning for accessible housing under the banner ‘HoME – Housing Made for Everyone.’ The group has written an open letter to the next government to demand that urgent action is taken to tackle the growing shortage of accessible homes in the UK.

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  • Are You Living Well in the The Big Squeeze?

    Are You Living Well in the The Big Squeeze?

    The Disability Hub joins forces with Healthwatch Sheffield’s Health & Wellbeing Forum on Monday 2nd December 2019 from 1:30pm-4:00pm at The Circle to explore how financial pressures and hardship are impacting on people’s ability to keep themselves well. Join us for information sharing, dialogue and ideas as we hear from local experts from the Clinical Commissioning Group, Sheffield City Council and voluntary and community sector as well as stories from individuals.

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  • Bags of Taste Cooking Demonstrations

    Bags of Taste Cooking Demonstrations

    From Poor Diets to Richer Lives, Bags of Taste believe everyone should be able to afford good food. Join Bags of Taste on Fridays from 11am to 1.30pm from 4 – 25 October at St Mary’s Church, Bramall Lane, Sheffield S2 4QZ. Includes a free lunch .

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  • Sheffield Adult Safeguarding Partnership Annual Report

    Sheffield Adult Safeguarding Partnership Annual Report

    Sheffield Adult Safeguarding Partnership has released its Annual Report for 2018/9 in the form of a video. The Partnership helps to promote awareness of and develop a better public understanding of adult abuse and involves service users in the development of their policies and services as well as taking the lead responsibility for conducting serious case reviews in Sheffield.

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  • Accessible Days Out For All The Family

    Accessible Days Out For All The Family

    A Sheffield mother of two Naomi Cooper became a wheelchair/mobility scooter user earlier this year and has set up a blog based on her experiences so that other families can enjoy accessible days out.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the Next step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the Next step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose have announced their latest dates for their August and September 2019 walks, which will be taking place in Firth Park. Walking for Purpose offers jobseekers the opportunity to gain valuable skills and training that employers want, whilst being active with a gentle walk.

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  • Have your Say on Sheffield's Inclusion Strategy: Survey for Parents and Carers

    Have your Say on Sheffield's Inclusion Strategy: Survey for Parents and Carers

    If you are a parent or carer of a child with a Special Educational Need and/or Disability (SEND) then Sheffield City Council would like your help to develop their new Inclusion Strategy for Sheffield. The survey is open until Sunday 22 September 2019

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  • NHS Sheffield CCG's AGM

    An invitation has gone out from the NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group to attend their Annual General Meeting on Thursday July 11th from 2to 4pm to hear what the CCG has achieved over the past year, its challenges and plans for the future. The theme for this year is discussing your ideas for how to improve the health of the people of Sheffield, by providing more services closer to home.

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  • Thank You for a Barrel of Fun and Fundraising

    We’ve totted up the money and the final figure for the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Fundraising event was an amazing £400!! Once again a massive thank you from everyone at Disability Sheffield to The Barrel pub in Chapeltown, their wonderful landlady Steph Tate and her fab team, the stallholders, our amazing volunteers, staff members and trustees, all of whom helped to raise the profile of Disability Sheffield whilst generating much-appreciated funds.

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  • Are We Disturbing You Facebook?

    Campaigning organisation Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) is looking for examples of people being blocked from social media site Facebook because of their disability, following a row over pictures of a wheelchair-using model being banned and a telephone conversation in which an employee suggested that pictures of disabled people are ‘disturbing’.

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Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
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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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A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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