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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...

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Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 4th November 2019)

Tuesday 5th November 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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Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 28th October 2019)

Tuesday 29th October 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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Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 21st October 2019)

Tuesday 22nd October Sue will be at the Our Place Community Drop-In session at the West Wight Community Centre in Moa Place, Freshwater. Come along to say hello between 10am and 12 noon, and enjoy a free cup of tea or coffee. The Swimming Group are swimming at the...

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Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 14th October 2019)

Tuesday 15th October 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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Sight for Wight Welcomes ‘Friday’s Child’

According to the traditional rhyme, ‘Friday’s child is loving and giving’ and Sight for Wight is delighted to welcome a new employee, who will assist the Member Services team working each Friday.   Morgan will be the new ‘Girl Friday’ on reception at...

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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Thursday Social Group

The Thursday Social Group meets every week from 10.30am till 2.00pm at Millbrooke House, where they engage with other visually impaired people. They socialise and enjoy lunch together. In the afternoon, the group welcome volunteers who come in to read from various...

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Godshill Coffee Morning

The Godshill Coffee Morning is held on the second Thursday of each month at the Old Smithy Coffee Shop 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....

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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...