Any Other News (week ending 01.06.2018)

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The Isle of Wight Fellowship Meeting will be held at Bethany Evangelical Church, Union Street, Newport on Saturday 26th May at 3.00pm. The speaker this month is Mr Terry Blunden. There will be hymns, a quiz, story reading, and a short Christian message, followed by tea. A collection is taken from which donations are made to the Torch Trust for the Blind. Hymn books and scripture are available in large print and Braille. For further details please contact Jackie Moore on 520797.  

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 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 the Isle of Wight Community Club Open Day at Park Road in Cowes on August 27th from 12 noon onwards.  

Contrary to advertised information, Laura Jasper will not be attending the monthly Ask at Aspire event on a Monday in Ryde. The event has been cancelled by the organisers but Sight for Wight received this information after advertising it and going to print in the Newsletter. We apologise for any inconvenience.  

Dress for Less will be closed on Wednesday’s for the time being whilst new volunteers are being trained. We apologise for any inconvenience. Up to date information regarding opening times can be found on our website and our Facebook page.  

Do you enjoy the activities and facilities provided by Sight for Wight? Perhaps you’ve recently attended an activity or event and would like to wax lyrical about it? If so then Chris Cane would like to hear from you! As part of our promoting well-being and supporting services and activities, we would like to hear your positive feedback which will be part of a video promoting Sight for Wight. If you have a story you would like to enthuse about and don’t mind being recorded on video then please contact Chris Cane on 522205 or email  

On Wednesday 6th June Tom McInulty from the Macular Society will be attending the Coffee Morning at Millbrooke House, Please come along and meet Tom for a chat.  

You can now listen to Laura and Chris being interviewed on Vectis Radio on Tuesday 22nd May discussing member services, later in Society News.