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Announcing our Summer Fair!

May 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Announcing our Summer Fair!

Join us for a day of family fun in the sun at our summer fair! We are delighted to announce that this year we'll be hosting a summer fair at Norfolk Lodge on Saturday 22 June, 1pm-3pm. Entry is free and there will be something for everyone including a BBQ, plant, gift and cake stalls, face painting, a bouncy castle and lots of games such as Beat the Goalie and Guess the name of the teddy. All hosted at our home at Norfolk Lodge which is easily accessible by tram or car and surrounded by the beautiful wooded grounds of [...]

A Weigh to Go!

May 17th, 2019|Comments Off on A Weigh to Go!

Would you like to make some changes to your diet, learning about healthy food and eating habits? Our Weigh to Go programme has just relaunched and we have spaces for new members to join us now. A Weigh to Go is for adults with a learning disability and takes place every Tuesday from 4:30pm - 6pm at Norfolk Lodge. Each session costs £5 and you'll learn about healthy meal choices and how to prepare meals at home. For more information just get in touch with our group leaders Sue and Bridget, who you can reach on 0114 276 7757. You [...]

COPe Roadshow dates announced!

May 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on COPe Roadshow dates announced!

The dates of our Carers Outreach Project (COPe) roadshow have now been announced. Starting on 10 May in Parson Cross, we are visiting a total of twelve community based venues throughout Sheffield in May and June. At our roadshow events, the COPe team will be on hand to tell you about how the project works, answer your questions and provide information for you to take away. A full list of dates, venues and times is below and you can find out more information on our Facebook page, just click here. Parson Cross Library, 10th May 2019, 10am-12pm Newfield Green Library, [...]

We’ve got Glam Fever…

February 28th, 2019|Comments Off on We’ve got Glam Fever…

We are delighted and excited to announce the first ever Gateway Gig! On Wednesday 20 March, from Glam Fever will be performing massive hits from the likes of T-Rex, David Bowie, Bay City Rollers and many more. 7pm-9pm, we are hosting a night filled with glamour, wigs and rock n roll as we welcome the fantastic Glam Fever to our stage here at Norfolk Lodge. In the first of a series of live music extravaganzas planned for 2019, this 70s rock cover band will be singing massive hits from T-Rex, David Bowie, Slade, Roxy Music, Bay City Rollers [...]

Finding your voice

February 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Finding your voice

Team leader Tracy Bryant explains what the Young Person’s Radio Project is all about, what sort of things members do and how they and their parents have found it has helped them to develop listening and communication skills, and become more confident. A year ago a group of young teenagers came into a room together for the first time. Nervous parents waited elsewhere in the building expecting their usually anxious child to call them back. Anxious children wondered what awaited them; what is a ‘radio group’ anyway? Well, it’s not all talking into a microphone. There’s a whole range of [...]

  • Be Cancer SAFE

Be Cancer SAFE

January 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Be Cancer SAFE

We are raising awareness of cancer symptoms and screenings amongst people with learning disabilities and their families and carers. We are part of a local partnership taking part in Be Cancer SAFE (Screening, Awareness, Fast and Early), a community-based approach to improving cancer survival in the region. The partnership, which includes Sheffield Carers Centre and Sheffield Mind, will deliver the campaign messages to three target groups: adults with learning disabilities, carers, and people with mental ill health. Our Cancer Ambassador and Be Cancer Safe Days Sheffield Mencap & Gateway will specifically target adults with learning disabilities and their parents and [...]