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The Sun Shone at Pride (Eventually)!

After a disappointing start with the weather, the sun finally shone late morning and people came out to enjoy the festivities of the Pride event. This year's event was much smaller but it didn't stop people coming out and having a good time. We were delighted to chat...

Sight for Wight News (week commencing Monday 22nd July 2019)

Tuesday 23rd July 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...

Development of the 2020 Vision Education Programme

Great progress has been made with the development of a cross curricular Sight for Wight Outreach Education Programme for children at Key Stage 1 (ages 5 – 7 years) focusing on sight, sight loss and promoting an understanding of lifestyle choices that support avoidable...

Sight for Wight News for week commencing Monday 15th July 2019

Tuesday 16th July Laura will be at the Our Place Community Drop in session at the West Wight Community Centre in Moa Place, Freshwater. Come along and say hello between 10am and 11.30am, and enjoy a free cup of tea or coffee. The swimming group are swimming at the...

Royal Victoria Yacht Club Open Day

The sun shone and the weather was perfect for the Royal Victoria Yacht Club Open Day on Saturday 6th July which was attended by some of our members. The water was calm and members, volunteers and staff had a very enjoyable afternoon. Volunteers and members enjoying...

Sight for Wight News for week commencing Monday 8th July 2019

Tuesday 9th July The Strollers will be meeting for a stroll in Ryde. They will meet for coffee at Bartlett’s Green Cafe at approximately 10.45am. After the stroll, lunch will be at The Cedars Pub in Wootton. Please contact Sight for Wight if you would like to join the...

RNIB News

RNIB invites you to: Come and Connect We would like to hear your feedback and update you with what is going on in the community. So, we invite you to come and Connect with RNIB, other local support and most importantly, each other! Dates and locations for our...

Sight for Wight News for week commencing Monday 1st July 2019

Tuesday 2nd July The swimming group are swimming at the Waterside Pool in Ryde from 8:00pm to 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 ensure...

Audio Book Cassette Tapes for Sale!

We have hundreds of new/used audio book cassette tapes that we would like to see go to good homes. All we ask is a small donation and you can take what you want! Many of the cassettes are still brand new and in their cellophane. If you are interested in having a look...

Waverley Quiz!

Paul Rutherford (trustee) hosted his quarterly quiz at The Waverley on Thursday 20th June 2019. It was a full house and we were delighted to have the melodic tones of Hannah Pereira who sang a variety of songs to entertain the quizzers. Hannah very kindly donated her...

Members’ Summer Party 2019

Members enjoyed their annual summer party which, this year, was hosted at Ryde Castle! Approximately 20 members attended plus the presence of our CEO and chairperson. The food and service were extremely good and our Member Services Manager did an excellent job...

Society News for Week Commencing Monday 24th June 2019

Tuesday 25th June There will be a coffee morning held at Costa Coffee, High Street, in Ryde. We will be there between 10.30am and 11.45am. Refreshments are available to purchase direct from the coffee shop. This coffee morning takes place on the last Tuesday of each...