The next open meeting will be held at 11am on Thursday 21st December 2017 at Springwell Gardens Community Centre.

The network was  launched in Rotherham on Thursday 24thAugust 2017 at Springwell Gardens Community Centre. After some discussion and a vote, it was agreed to call the new organisation  Rotherham Disability Network. Over 30 people attended the meeting and agreed the objectives of the network. These are:

  • A Voice for All  - promoting disability rights
  • Influencing and working together with services
  • Promoting improved access for all
  • Signposting people to advice, agencies and activities
  • Introduce a buddying system to support one another

The Chair, Vice Chair and Steering Group were elected at the meeting. Julie Sharp was unanimously agreed as Chair, Mary Jacques as Vice-Chair.  Anyone who defines themselves as disabled can become a member free of charge.

More details of the Network are available from Gavin on 01709 368515 or email info@rotherfed.org. Springwell Gardens Community Centre is on Eastwood View, Rotherham S65 1NG