Any Other News (week ending 06.07.2018)

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The Isle of Wight Fellowship Meeting will be held at Bethany Evangelical Church, Union Street, Newport on Saturday 30th June at 3.00pm. The speaker this month is Mr Richard Salmon. 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. 

The RNIB will be delivering another Living with Sight Loss course on Friday 6th July at the Riverside Centre in Newport. The course runs from 10.00am till 3.15pm and covers local and national support services, emotional and physical wellbeing, making the most of your vision, getting out and about safely and confidently, reading and information solutions. The course is for anyone affected by sight loss, including those who have lived with it for a while. Partners, carers and friends are welcome. Refreshments, including a sandwich lunch, are provided. To book a space please call 0303 123 3933 or email  

Sight for Wight takes pleasure in inviting service users to a Sight for Wight Members’ Forum on Wednesday 18th July from 12.00 noon till 1.30 pm. This will be held at Millbrooke House. Please RSVP & send advance questions by the 16th July 2018, either by phone on 522205 or email  

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 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.  

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