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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New Eye Care Guide from PHE and SeeAbility

SeeAbility have worked with Public Health England on their new eye care reasonable adjustments guide to support people with learning disabilities to ask for simple changes to get eye care equality. The guide contains advice on how reasonable adjustments can make eye...

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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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Coronavirus

Whilst there have been no cases of the coronavirus identified on the Isle of Wight at present, with the steady spread of the coronavirus infection across Europe and with a number of isolated reports in the UK involving those who have recently travelled to places where...

Dress for Less Assistant Manager (Saturdays Only)

Dress for Less Assistant Manager (Saturdays Only)

6.5 hours/week £8.72/hour. Dress for Less - Dress Agency Boutique, St James Street, Newport. Dress for Less is a 50/50 Dress Agency Boutique specialising in high end ladies fashion and occasion wear. Do you have the passion and personality to lead our team of Saturday...

Events

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Niton Coffee Morning

The Niton Coffee Morning is held on the first Tuesday of each month at the Niton Post Office from 10:00am - 11:45am. Refreshments can be purchased from the Post Office cafe.

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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SingAbout Session

SingAbout is a social singing activity run by Independent Arts.  It can help to improve your memory, breathing, speech, movement and confidence.  It is a great opportunity to meet new people and everyone is welcome. A variety of music is included, including...

Get in Touch / Get Involved / Volunteer Today

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.