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Cabinet Member Responsibilities

13 May 2015 Leader of the Council- Councillor Julie Dore Finance and Resources- Councillor Ben Curran Business Skills and Development- Councillor Leigh Bramall Housing- Councillor Jayne Dunn Neighbourhoods- Councillor Isobel Bowler Environment and Transport- Councillor Terry Fox Health, Care and Independent Living- Councillor Mary Lea Public Health and Equality- Councillor Mazher Iqbal Children, Young People and Families- Councillor Jackie Drayton

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Faith communities stand up to domestic abuse

Thursday 11 December 2014 Faith leaders, survivors of domestic abuse and community organisations have come together today at the Town Hall to explore how abuse and violence in faith communities can be tackled. Organised by charity Adira and supported by Sheffield City Council, today’s event is the first of its kind in Sheffield. Ursula Myrie from Adira has organised the ...

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Council listens to people with learning disabilities to inform plans to reshape care

Wednesday 10 December 2014 Feedback from people with a learning disability has informed Council plans to reshape care across the city. Adults with a learning disability, their families, carers and others responded to Sheffield City Council’s consultation on a draft Learning Disability Commissioning Strategy from September to November. Almost 400 people responded to the consultation and helped inform the strategy, ...

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Young and old join forces to increase dementia awareness

Prince Edward Primary School pupils Eddison Chan, 10, and Nicola Kelwick, nine, with Hurlfield View residents Malcolm Boswell and Tona Blackburn.

Wednesday 26 November 2014 Older people with dementia have begun sharing their life stories and memories with school children in an innovative new council project, thought to be the first of its kind in the region. The council has developed its ‘Adopt a Care Home’ project linking a local school and care home to raise awareness of dementia and help ...

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New refuge for women and children escaping domestic abuse

Monday 24 November 2014 Women and children fleeing domestic abuse in Sheffield and beyond are being supported with a safe, private and welcoming place to live, as a new refuge has now opened. The £2.5m purpose-built refuge includes 20 self-contained flats, with mainly two and three bedrooms, a children’s play room, and communal areas, including a large garden where families ...

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Learning Disability Services are changing – have your say

Communities in Sheffield are invited to have their say on ambitious plans to reshape the care offered to people with learning disabilities in the city. Sheffield City Council has produced a draft strategy to improve these services, in order to empower people to live full lives as independently as possible, with better support for themselves and their families. But the ...

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Services and support promoted to carers during National Carers’ Week

A host of events are planned in Sheffield to celebrate Carers’ Week to raise awareness of the services and support on offer and thank carers for the important work they do. Carers have said nationally that they would like more advice, information and support that could help them and the person they care for. Carers’ week – 9 to 15 ...

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