Any Other News (week ending 27th April 2018)

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Murder Behind The Scenes was a great success on Thursday 19th April; hosted by our patrons Bob & Carol Bridgestock.  £355.00 was raised on the night.  You can listen to Miriam Tong, CEO, being interviewed by Maggie Currie from Vectis Radio later in the Talking News.  

On Tuesday 24th April, Michelle Taylor, Volunteer Manager, and Chris Cane, Marketing, Communications & Fundraising Manager, were interviewed by Maggie & Kelvin Currie from Vectis Radio.  You can listen to the interview later in the Talking News.  

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  

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.  

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 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.