Budget cuts threaten service in Sheffield

A Sheffield mobility hire service for wheelchairs and scooters faces closure because the council has cut their funding.

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Thousands will be affected if service ends

Shopmobility Sheffield
On the move: Darren Gilbert is one of thousands that use Shopmobility each year Credit: Calendar

Thousands of disabled and elderly people could soon struggle to get around Sheffield, according to the volunteers who run mobility hire shops. Staff at Shopmobility say council funding cuts could force them to close, leaving their customers without the crucial help and support they need.

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