Any Other News (week ending 13th April 2018)

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Due to unforeseen circumstances Dress for Less will be closed Saturday 14th and Monday 16th April. They will reopen on Tuesday 17th April. We apologise for any inconvenience.  

The next golf session will be taking place on Sunday 29th April at 10.00am on the driving range at Westridge Golf Centre in Ryde. Anyone interested can just turn up on the day for 1 hour of golf with an instructor for the group, followed by a cup of tea and a chat afterwards in the café. The cost is £3 per person.  

Are you a crime fiction fan or a budding author?  How would you like to combine the two? Join international best-selling authors, Carol and Bob Bridgestock, for an evening entitled, ‘Murder Behind The Scenes’.  The event will showcase the television programme, ‘Written In Blood’, episode 7 which featured RC Bridgestock.  After the programme, there will be a Q & A session over a drink and nibbles. The event is being held at Riverside Centre, The Quay, Newport on Thursday 19th April 2018 at 6pm. As well as Carol and Bob’s presence, there will also be entertainment from Emily Scotcher, professional make-up artist Pamela Clare and Vectis Radio’s Maggie and Kelvin Currie. Tickets are £6.00 which includes a drink and nibbles. Book now by calling Chris Cane 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 Cowes Library on the 21st April, 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 Riverfest on Newport Quay on the 19th May, 11.00am till 3.00pm, and the Isle of Wight Community Club Open Day at Park Road in Cowes on August 27th from 12 noon onwards.  

You are invited to join us for a quiz night on Friday 4th May at Newclose Cricket Ground, Blackwater Road, Newport, in aid of Sight for Wight. The doors open at 7.00pm with the quiz starting at 7.30pm. There will be prizes for the winning team, a raffle and a lucky dip. The bar will be open for refreshments. The price is £2 per person, in teams of 4. Registration is required in advance by calling 527957 (leave a message if no answer) or email