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  • South Yorkshire Moves to 'Very High' Covid-19 Alert Level

    South Yorkshire Moves to 'Very High' Covid-19 Alert Level

    Sheffield, along with Doncaster, Barnsley and Rotherham will move into the ‘Very High’ alert category for restrictions to prevent the spread of coronavirus on Saturday 24 October. This is due to the continued high level of cases across the region and increasingly concerning levels of hospital admission . Find out what this means for you.

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  • Yoga is 4 All

    Yoga is 4 All

    Have you ever thought about taking up yoga to boost your physical and mental wellbeing? Organised by Sheffield Cycling 4 All and funded by Sport England, our free yoga sessions take place every Tuesday evening between 7-8pm and are specifically designed for people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. Qualified Yoga teacher Jane Collins knows lots of ways to adapt traditional yoga practices, so that everyone taking part can experience all the benefits that yoga offers.

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  • Would you like Something Saved and Remade ?

    Would you like Something Saved and  Remade ?

    A new BBC2 series called Saved and Remade will soon be filming in Yorkshire and is looking for people to take part. The Casting Producer has contacted Disability Sheffield to say that inclusion is very important to them and they would like to ensure disabied people are represented.The closing date to apply is 30 November 2020

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  • 'Grab and Go' Goes Online This Week

    'Grab and Go'  Goes Online This Week

    Speakup are raising awareness about the new Covid 19 Grab and Go sheet this week. If you have a learning disability or autism and need to go into hospital because of Coronavirus the Grab and Go sheet gives the information doctors and nurses need. Book a Grab and Go session on Zoom taking place every day this week from 11am to 12 noon.

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  • Disability Pride Event Calls for Videos

    Disability Pride Event Calls for Videos

    Disabled People Against Cuts is planning an event to celebrate the International Day Of People With Disabilities on 3 December . It’s called ‘From Relaxation to Resistance – a Celebration of our Lives in Lockdown’. DPAC is inviting you to send them short videos of 2-4 minutes of any creative work howing what you’ve been doing over the last 6-7 months. Please send your work by mid November at the latest

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  • Get Yourself Active Video Pilots

    Get Yourself Active Video Pilots

    For the past few months Get Yourself Active has been undertaking research with the aim of finding out the experiences of disabled people around getting physically active during the Covid-19 outbreak. Before developing their full ‘Active at Home’ video series they would welcome your feedback on their first pilot exercise videos as a way of testing their learning.

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  • Sheffield High Category Rules and Restrictions

    Sheffield High Category Rules and Restrictions

    The government has introduced local COVID alert levels in a bid to ensure “the right levels of intervention in the right places to manage outbreaks”. Local COVID alert levels set out information for local authorities, residents and workers about what to do and how to manage the outbreak in their area. Local COVID alert levels are sometimes called ‘tiers’ or known as a ‘local lockdown’. Sheffield has been placed in the ‘High’ category. Find out what that means for you.

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  • New Employment Youth Hub is Inspired

    New Employment Youth Hub is Inspired

    A new online hub has been launched to help young people into work and training. Inspire_SY has been set up by Sheffield City Council, backed by the local Department Of Work And Pensions to share training, job and support opportunities from businesses and partner organisations .

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  • Get Together at the Octoberfest

    Get Together at the Octoberfest

    Sheffield ME Group are hosting a series of online activities from the 5th to the 23rd of October designed for people affected by ME/Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia and/or long Covid symptoms. It’s their very first Octoberfest. Their October calendar has daily events including , mindfulness, nutrition, playreading, singing and writing workshops and a murder mystery! Get together and share good moments with people who understand your condition.

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  • Gear, Gadgets and Gizmos Podcasts

    Gear, Gadgets and Gizmos Podcasts

    Being disabled often leads to people using huge amounts of ingenuity to make their lives easier. Now a leading equality and inclusion activist has produced podcasts to share others’ tips. Phil Friend, chair of the Research Institute for Disabled Consumers launched the Gear, Gadgets and Gizmos series last year. Phil has completed 16 podcasts featuring a variety of people from the disability world and is always on the lookout for other people willing to take part.

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