Any Other News (week ending 08.06.2018)

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There will be a fundraising bucket collection in aid of Sight for Wight outside of Morrison’s Supermarket in Newport between 10.00am and 1.00pm on the morning of Saturday 9th June.   

Friday 15th June is the closing date for the kayaking session which is being held on Friday 6th July. For more information or to register your interest please call Laura Jasper on 522205 or email  

The popular BBC 2 quiz show, Eggheads, is looking for contestants! They are looking for teams of 6 with the quizzing knowhow to take on the resident general knowledge geniuses. If you think you’ve got what it takes and would like to challenge the Eggheads then you can email:, or write to: Eggheads Applications, 12 Yard Productions, The Hub G7, 70 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1DZ. The closing date is midnight on the 22nd June 2018.  

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.  

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