Any Other News

Posted in on

The digital training session to help make your device more accessible is being held on Tuesday 4th December, 10.30am till 1.00pm at Millbrooke House. If you would like to join the group then please call Laura on 522205 by the end of Monday 3rd December. You will need to bring your own mobile phone or tablet device, as well as any necessary log in details and passwords.  

The Riverside Centre in Newport is holding its Christmas Fayre on Saturday 8th December from 11.00am till 4.00pm. Sight for Wight will be there with a stall of puzzles and Christmas wreath making. There will also be a variety of other stall holders, together with individual local artists, refreshments and entertainment for all the family.  

The Sight for Wight Members Festive afternoon is being held on Thursday 13th December, 2.00pm till 4.00pm at Millbrooke House. There will be mulled wine and mince pies available, and entertainment from Wight Sax. If you would like to come and haven’t already registered your interest then please call Laura on 522205.  

Short Story writing Competition

Later on in the programme you will hear an audio promotion for the Awards Ceremony.   

Dress For Less Christmas and New Year Closure

We will be closing at 1pm on Saturday the 22nd December and will not be taking any new items on that day. We reopen on Thursday the 3rd of January. Thank you for your support during the last year.  

Vectis Radio Chris Cane, Marketing, Communications & Fundraising Manager was the guest of Maggie & Kelvin Currie for the monthly Insight for Wight slot on Vectis Radio.  You can find out how the short story writing competition is coming along and also how the award ceremony is progressing.  The radio show is available to listen to later in the programme.  

Scam Calls Sadly there has been another spate of Scam Calls where the caller claims to be calling from BT. BT say please keep yourself safe, never open your laptop or computer when requested over the phone. If you are a BT customer phone 150 to discuss any call you receive. Non BT customers should call 0800 800 150.  

Melodic Choir who are singing at the Short Story Writing Awards Ceremony, will also be singing at Gurnard Pines on Thursday 13th December, 7pm for 7.30pm start, and at Northwood House, 1.45 for 2.15 start. Tickets are available from the Box Office at Northwood House www.northwoodhouse.org/events  or 293642 Ticket in advance: Adults £8.00, Children (up to 16 years of age) £6.00, Under 4’s are free. The proceeds from these events are being shared between Sight for Wight and Northwood House.