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Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 17th February 2020)

Tuesday 18th February 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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Stakeholder Consultation Meeting

A Stakeholder Consultation Meeting is being held on Tuesday 11th February 10:00am - 1.00pm. Please note that Millbrooke House will be closed until 2:00pm to enable all staff members to attend this important meeting.

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Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 10th February 2020)

Tuesday 11th February 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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ASDA Green Token Scheme

A huge thank you to ASDA and customers for supporting Sight for Wight with a £500 cheque from their Green Token Scheme. The amount was doubled in celebration of the ASDA Foundation 30th birthday. Above (left to right): Ruth (volunteer), Clare (ASDA Community...

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Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 3rd February 2020)

Tuesday 4th February The Strollers will be meeting for a stroll in Ryde. They will meet for coffee at Bartletts Farm Cafe at approximately 10.45am. After the stroll, lunch will be at Appley Manor 12.15 pm. Please contact Laura on 522205 or email members@iwsb.org.uk if...

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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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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...

Events

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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Swimming at the West Wight

Cost: £4.20 per person to swim plus an additional £2.00 for the use of the minibus if required. The Special Care swim session is in the main pool only but the temperature is raised to make it more comfortable for older and/or less mobile people.  It's a very friendly...

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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.

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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...