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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Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 26th July 2019)

Tuesday 27th August The swimming group are swimming at the Waterside Pool in Ryde from 8.00pm till 8.45pm. The pool is closed to the public whilst the group swims. There are male and female volunteers to help you get in and out of the pool as well as Lifeguards to...

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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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Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 19th August 2019)

Tuesday 20th August The Swimming Group are swimming at the Waterside Pool in Ryde from 8.00pm till 8.45pm. The pool is closed to the public whilst the group swims. There are male and female volunteers to help you get in and out of the pool as well as Lifeguards to...

Road Crossing for Visually Impaired People

Road Crossing for Visually Impaired People

Ruth Hollingshead discusses the dos and don'ts of road crossing for visually impaired people on the Isle of Wight. https://youtu.be/vOiFRm5nilM Ruth also featured in this week's edition of the County Press. You can read the article HERE.

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Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 12th August 2019)

Tuesday 13th August The Strollers Group will be meeting for a walk around the Shanklin area. Coffee is booked for 10.45am at the Laburnum Cottage Tearoom, and lunch is booked for 12 noon at The Crab Inn, Shanklin. To join the Strollers Group please contact Sight for...

Events

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Island Steam Show

Bursting with surprises, the Island Steam Show is an action-packed show and great family day out!

Fan TC Con

Fan TC Con

Join us at Fan TC Con where our Sight for Wight Dalek will be on duty for photographs along with the Sight for Wight team where we will be promoting the charity and selling our funky sunglasses! Please come along and say hello!

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Freshwater Coffee Morning

The Freshwater Coffee Morning is held on the last Tuesday of each month at the End of the Line cafe from 10:30am - 11:45am. Refreshments can be purchased from the cafe.

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Ryde Coffee Morning

The Ryde Coffee Morning is held on the last Tuesday of each month at Costa Coffee, High Street, Ryde from 10:30am - 11:45am. Refreshments can be purchased from the coffee shop.

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....

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.