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Following feedback from the Member Survey last year we have 3 new activities taking place in the next few months. On Monday 23rd April there will be a trip to Rosemary Vineyard for a tour and tasting session.

A six week yoga class will be starting on Tuesday 17th April at Millbrooke House and a 2 hour pottery session will be taking place on Monday 21st May at Town Quay in Newport.

Further information on all activities and expression of interest forms will be sent out next week.  


You are invited to join us for a quiz night on Friday 4th May at Newclose Cricket Ground, Blackwater Road, Newport, in aid of Sight for Wight.

The doors open at 7.00pm with the quiz starting at 7.30pm.

There will be prizes for the winning team, a raffle and a lucky dip. The bar will be open for refreshments.

The price is £2 per person, in teams of 4. Registration is required in advance by calling 527957 (leave a message if no answer) or email  


We have been informed by John Berry that there will be changes to the bus stand allocations at Newport Bus Station. The changes will commence Sunday 25th March. We would like to thank Southern Vectis and John for their co-operation in keeping us informed.  


Local volunteers from the Guide Dogs Charity will be visiting a number of venues over the next few months talking about the work of the Charity and how you can be involved. They will be at Newport Library on the 24th March, Cowes Library on the 21st April, Sandown Library on the 23rd June, Ryde Library on the 21st July and Ventnor Library on the 18th August. All the library venue times will be 10.30am till 2.30pm. You can also find them at Riverfest on Newport Quay on the 19th May, 11.00am till 3.00pm, and the Isle of Wight Community Club Open Day at Park Road in Cowes on 27th August from 12 noon onwards.