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2020 Annual Raffle Celebrating 125 Years of Sight for Wight

This year, Sight for Wight is celebrating 125 years. The oldest charity on the Isle of Wight. As part of this very special year, we are offering first prize of £125 plus 125 further prizes. Tickets are available to buy at £1.00 each or £5.00 for a book of five. The...

Befriending Volunteer Manager

At Sight for Wight (Isle of Wight Society for the Blind) we provide support for visually impaired people living with sight loss on the Island. We are seeking to appoint a new Befriending Volunteer Manager to lead and manage our members’ Befriending Service. The...

We Need Your Feedback

Sight for Wight knows that there are more than 6,400 people living with sight loss on the Island and we want to hear from you. This year we will be 125 years old, but far from ageing us, we want to use this to really extend our reach and become even more useful to...

Coronavirus Update – 1st September 2020

Coronavirus update –1st September 2020 Following government guidelines we are still unable to offer face-to-face visits for non-essential visits. Millbrooke House remains closed for all group activities but we are here on the phone and email to help however we can so...

Jimmy McGovern’s ‘Moving On’ Series

Drama series comprising of stand-alone stories where each episode revolves around people facing life-changing circumstances. Jimmy McGovern's 'Moving On' series continues with 'Second Sight'. For those who would like to access it you can click HERE. Programme synopsis...

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....

West Wight Sports & Community Centre Climbing Cancelled

West Wight Sports & Community Centre has made the decision to cancel the climbing booked for this Saturday 14th March. This was set up as part of the Accessible Activities day being organised by Isle Access and they have made the decision to postpone the day due...

Coronavirus Update (11th March 2020)

With the steady spread of the coronavirus infection across Europe and in the UK we must now prepare contingency plans should it become necessary to temporarily close or cease any of our activities and events. Please regularly check our website which we can update...