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Caravan & Motorhome Club IOW Raise Money!

The Caravan & Motorhome Club IOW have very kindly agreed for us to be one of their chosen charities to support this year, alongside Prostate Cancer Support IOW.  Their first fundraising event took place at Appley Manor where they held a raffle at the members’...

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Maritime Archaeology Trust Visit

The Maritime Archaeology Trust is running a project which involves taking artefacts from WWI shipwrecks just off the Isle of Wight, along with some stories of the war at sea in WW1, around to visual impaired groups so they can handle them and enjoy learning about...

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Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 27th January 2020)

Tuesday 28th JanuaryThe 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 20th January 2020)

Tuesday 21st January Laura 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 10.15am and 12 noon, and enjoy a free cup of tea or coffee. The Swimming Group are swimming at...

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Volunteers’ Fair at Riverside Centre

On Saturday 11th January the Riverside Centre was the venue for this year's Volunteers' Fair. It was a very successful day with 13 potential volunteers signing up wanting to support Sight for Wight. We would like to thank all those who came over to chat with us to...

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Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 13th January 2020)

Tuesday 14th January The Strollers will be meeting for a stroll in Newport. They will meet for coffee at The Quay Arts Centre at approximately 10.45am. After the stroll, lunch will be at The Hare and Hounds at 12.15 pm. Please contact Laura on 522205 or email...

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Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 6th January 2020

Tuesday 7th January 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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Christmas Closure

Millbrooke House will be closed at lunchtime on Friday 20th December for the Christmas and New Year period. Although there will be a skeleton staff covering this period, the building will not be open to the public. The office will reopen at 9.00am on Monday 6th...

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Members’ Christmas Lunch

Our members enjoyed their annual Christmas lunch which, this year, was at The White Lion, Arreton. A great time was had by all so thanks to Laura for organising this festive event and to The White Lion staff who were extremely helpful.

Events

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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....

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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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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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Striders

Striders meet on the last Friday of every month. They walk on different routes around the Island and then finish off with lunch at a local pub or restaurant. The group is open to all visually impaired people who like longer walks in the countryside.

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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...