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Are you a budding author? This is your chance to have your story published and read by a celebrity! This years short story writing competition’s theme is ‘The Magic of Christmas’. Entry forms available from Waterstones in Newport, Dress for Less in Newport, Millbrooke House in Newport. For more information please contact Chris Cane on 522205 visit our website  

Sight for Wight takes pleasure in inviting service users to a Sight for Wight Members’ Forum on Monday 15th October from 11.00 noon till 12.30 pm. This will be held at Millbrooke House and will be followed by a Technology Discussion from 1.00pm until 3.00pm. Please send advance questions by the 10th October 2018, and RSVP for either meeting by phone on 522205 or email  

Sight for Wight would like to apologise to any Audio Library users in the PO30 postcode area. This week's books posted out on Monday 24th have been returned to us three times, instead of being delivered to yourselves. Royal Mail can offer no explanation as to why this keeps happening and are investigating. No other postcode area appears to be affected and hopefully this problem will be resolved promptly.  

Do you have Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) or inherited sight loss? If you, or anyone you know, has a condition called Retinitis Pigmentosa or inherited sight loss, there is a group that meets the second Monday of every month at Landguard Manor, Shanklin from 11.00am-1.00pm. You can find out about the latest research news, source information and support and also meet with others with the same condition going through the same problems. Refreshments are available. For more information please contact Colin McArthur on 07935 747332, email or just turn up!