Sight for Wight is the local independent charity dedicated to providing information & support to visually impaired Islanders, their families, friends & carers. Membership is free to all Islanders affected by sight loss.

Talking News

Enjoy news from local papers and Sight for Wight, recorded Fridays.

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Dress for Less

Visit our upmarket dress agency & charity boutique in Newport.

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Quarterly News

Packed with useful information, enjoy our latest copy here!

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What do we do?

Sight for Wight is the local independent charity dedicated to providing information & support to visually impaired Islanders, their families, friends & carers.

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News

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ASDA Bucket Collection

We will be doing a bucket collection at ASDA on Tuesday 12th November between 10:00am and 12:00pm so please come along and say hello and help support us. We always enjoy chatting so look forward to meeting you!

Short Story Writing Competition Entries

Short Story Writing Competition Entries

The closing date for the short story writing competition has now passed and our team of helpers kindly gave up their Saturday morning to sort through the entries which, this year, exceeded last year! A huge thanks to Chris Cane, Estelle Thomas, Sue Rutherford and...

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Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 11th November 2019)

Tuesday 12th November The Strollers will be meeting for a stroll in Cowes. They will meet for coffee at Watch House Barn at approximately 10.45am. After the stroll, lunch will be at The Fountain 12.15 pm. Please contact Laura on 522205 or email members@iwsb.org.uk if...

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Scaffolding News

Please find below a list of known footway obstructions for works including scaffolding or hoarding. We are unable to include end dates as many are extended on a week by week basis, also included are tables and chairs permits that have been issued in the past week....

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Murder Mystery A Great Success!

What better way to celebrate Halloween than a murder mystery at Millbrooke House! Over 30 guests arrived all hoping to be super sleuths and solve the mystery of 'whodunnit'! The script was written by Hannah Pereira who is a supporter of our charity! Guests were not...

Events

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Strollers

Strollers meet on the second Tuesday of the month. They go for gentle strolls, enjoying the countryside or coastal views. This is followed by lunch at a pub or restaurant. The group is open to all visually impaired people who like a leisurely walk of about a mile.

Ryde Swimming Group

Ryde Swimming Group

Our swimming group meets every Tuesday evening from 8pm till 8.45pm at the Waterside Pool in Ryde. They have exclusive use of the pool during this session. The group is open to any visually impaired person who is a keen swimmer or who just enjoys being in the water....

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Wednesday Coffee Morning

We hold a coffee morning each week on a Wednesday at Millbrooke House from 10.00am till 11.30am. All are welcome to join us for a cup of tea or coffee and cake. The cost is £1 and the group is open to all, not just Members. On the first Wednesday of each month we are...

Wednesday Low Vision Drop-in

Wednesday Low Vision Drop-in

Every Wednesday between 10.00am and 12.00pm we hold a Low Vision drop-in session. This coincides with the coffee morning and allows you to view and try the Low Vision equipment we have at the Society without the need for an appointment. If this time is not suitable...

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Monthly Book Group

Sight for Wight hold a book group on the second Wednesday of each month at Lord Louis Library in Newport. The group runs from 2.00pm for about an hour. We discuss the last month’s book and then hand out the book for the next month. Books are available on USB stick or...

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Our volunteers are the lifeblood of our charity. We estimate that over 200 hours a week are given by our volunteers to help and support visually impaired people on the island.