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West Wight Sports & Community Centre are promoting a new will writing service in partnership with Eldridges and RJR Solicitors. Have you ever considered leaving a donation to West Wight Sports & Community Centre in your will? To book an appointment or to find out more about how to leave a legacy to our charity please contact either: Hugh Calloway, RJR Solicitors email@example.com or 01983 552115 Sarah Prince, Eldridges Solicitors firstname.lastname@example.org or 01983 752492 Offer valid until 30th April 2018.
Museum of Island History Introduction to the history of the Isle of Wight from fossils to festivals.
Plan for your future, and that of your loved ones. Writing a Will gives you the reassurance that your wishes will be met, and that your estate will be distributed to the people and causes that you care about. Age UK Isle of Wight (Age UKIW) is proud to be working with local legal firms to offer all Island residents over the age of 50 a discounted Will Writing Scheme throughout March 2018 In return for a donation of £75 (Single Will) or £150 (Joint Will) to Age UKIW all of the participating legal firms will write you a basic will. There are three local legal firms involved in the scheme this year, with staff from Glanvilles Legal Services, Paul Wheeler Solicitor and Walter Gray & Co. Solicitors generously donating their time and expertise. Simply check appointment availability with your chosen legal firm by clicking here, once confirmed, click the Online Link: Will Writing Scheme 2018, complete the form and make your donation. On receipt of your donation you will be emailed a Confirmation letter, Will Planner and Certificate that you should present at your appointment. *Please note that your donation covers the writing of a basic will, for complicated […]
Free and impartial advice on mortgage protection, equity release, buildings and contents etc, from a market mortgage broker established since the eighties.
The Stay Well This Winter Campaign is a joint initiative, from NHS England and Public Health England, to help people with long-term conditions and those over 65 prepare for winter and ward off common winter illnesses. Cold weather can be seriously bad for your health. That’s why it’s important to look after yourself, especially during the winter. If you start to feel unwell, even if it’s a cough or a cold, don’t wait until it gets more serious. Seek advice from your pharmacist. You are eligible for the free flu vaccine if you are pregnant, are aged 65 years or over, have a long term health condition*, or are a carer. Children aged 2 or 3 years are also eligible. It’s an important, easy way to stay well this winter. Ask your GP, pharmacist or midwife about the free flu vaccine. *check eligibility Read more at www.nhs.uk/staywell Are You: Pregnant? A parent of a 2 or 3 year old? Living with a long-term health condition? Aged 65 or over? A carer? Please click on the link(s) above for more information.
You need to apply by phone for a National Insurance number. National Insurance number application line: Telephone: 0345 600 0643 Textphone: 0345 600 0644 Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm You can apply for a National Insurance number if you’ve never had one. There’s a different process if you’ve lost your National Insurance number.
Check it Out is a volunteer Group set up to improve young people’s health services on the Isle of Wight to make them more young person friendly. If you are aged under 19 and need medical advice you can visit this website. You are also able to have a confidential one-to-one online chat with a health professional.
POA Learning is committed to supporting communities through learning. Working with a range of organisations and learning providers, we aspire to make our learning centres as accessible to community members as possible, and aim to support any members of local communities who wish to engage in learning. POA Learning deliver a diverse range of class-room, paper and online based courses to HMPS staff, their families and members of the local community. If you are not directly involved with POA Learning and want to find out what services we offer, please contact your local regional learning centre. Office Address: Room 18, Albany House, HMP Isle of Wight, Parkhurst Road, Newport, PO30 5RS.
For over 15 years, Wootton Bridge Community Centre has been offering the local community a convenient venue for events, occasions and meetings along with providing a location for a range of both adults and children’s activities. Our community centre is run by committee members who pride themselves on helping the community centre to flourish whilst encouraging young and older residents of Wootton Bridge to get involved. The community centre is a fantastic way to get to know the community whether you would like to join the social club or get involved with a group activity such as Zumba. The community centre is available for hire for a range of occasions including exhibitions, receptions, children and family events. We provide Disabled Access too.
Wootton Bridge Community Centre, Brannon Way, Wootton Bridge, PO33 4NW
The Islands Online Motoring Directory. Find any type of motoring business from across the Isle of Wight. Cars, Motorcycles, Commercials, HGV, Cycling, Garages, Taxis, Car Dealers, Valets, public transport etc. For advertising enquiries please call or email to speak to an advisor today.
The IOW Trading Standards Service has joined forces with the Police, Fire and Rescue, Age Friendly Island and Citizens Advice Bureau to form a partnership called IWASP. IWASP is an acronym for Isle of Wight Against Scams Partnership. Under the Charter all of these organisations will work together to better protect people on the Isle of Wight from scams, doorstep crime and fraud and to support victims. IWASP doesn’t intend to stop there though, we hope to increase our partnership providing on-going support and information from a wide range of organisations and agencies. **During The Celebrating Age Festival (1st-7th October 2017) IWASP will have a display with information about scams and a scam bin at Ryde and Newport Libraries** Click here for our list of current scams
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is the world’s leading youth achievement award, supporting almost 420,000 young people every year. The Duke of Edinburgh scheme is starting at Brading Youth Club in October 2017. Volunteers are needed to train as Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme leaders. All training provided. Gain skills, build your CV and contribute to your community. Join the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme in Brading. First meeting Tuesday 3rd October 2017 at Brading Youth Club. Ages 14 to 24. The adventure starts here! Registered Charity number: 1072490
Wheatsheaf Trust helps unemployed people providing information, advice and guidance accross South Hampshire.
Our Local Offer website has been designed to help parents and carers find the right support for children with special educational needs and disabilities. All families need extra support from time to time. Knowing what is available gives you more choice and more control over what support is right for your child. The Isle of Wight Family Information Service also known as WightChYPS provides information and sign posting on all aspects of family life to families with children as they grow towards adulthood. What is the Local Offer?
Information concerning household waste and recycling, trade waste, waste collection days, recycling centres and removal of hazardous & clinical waste.
Solent Community Project Do you need a hand moving forward in life? Learning Links are able to offer support around mental health and moving towards employment. This includes tailored 1-2-1 support to help tackle issues such as debt, health and/or confidence issues, and lack of skills. You will receive ongoing support from a dedicated advisor who will help you every step of the way to reach your goals and aspirations. This could be in learning, volunteering, and employment. Support will include : 1-2-1 employment advice – CV writing and job search support, job applications and interview techniques Money advice Confidence building and motivation National Careers Service for Information Advice and Guidance Volunteering Opportunities Ongoing support and advice throughout the project and beyond Please Contact: Phone: 02392 296460 option 3 (Portsmouth) 01983 527529 option 1 (Isle of Wight) or email one of the contacts below: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Island Futures provide independent information, advice and guidance to support young people to participate in education, employment and training. In partnership with schools, the team provides fully qualified and independent careers advisers for students to access within the majority of the island’s secondary schools. Please contact your school careers coordinator to book an appointment. Participating Schools: Ryde Academy, Medina College, Carisbrooke College, Cowes Enterprise College, Sandown Bay Academy, Christ The King College, St Georges School, Island Learning Centre, IW Studio School. For young people who are not in education, employment, or training Island Futures offers independent advice and guidance, on a half day basis, at easy to reach locations around the Island. Drop-in Centres (16-19 Not in Education, Employment or Training) Monday: Cowes Library 2.30pm – 4.30pm Tuesday: Lord Louis Library (Newport) 2pm – 4pm Friday: Ryde Library 2pm – 4pm To book an appointment contact the Island Futures service using the details available from the Contact tab above.
Want to know what’s going on in YOUR area? Free Information handed out to people aged 50+ about Social Activities. Where do I go locally for Coffee Mornings, Knitting Groups, Singing Groups, Table Tennis and other activities including Volunteering? Please drop into Freshwater Library on the First Friday of every month between 10am and 12 noon. Please refer to the image.
Your Policing Questions Answered. ‘Ask the Police’ is an online information resource of Q&A’s that responds to a wide variety of the general public’s most frequently asked policing questions. It offers an alternative online option, reducing calls to the police, freeing up resources and saving money. The website provides links to relevant national organisations PLUS the facility to rate the answer and email a specific question directly which will be answered within 24 working hours. Police forces are able to input additional local police information and advice for the benefit of their communities. This is a fantastic website to visit if you are struggling with what to do. Please note though that this facility must not be used for reporting emergencies, crimes or other incidents which require Direct Police Involvement. If you need to contact the Police in an emergency always call 999.
Creative Arts is a volunteer-led project aiming to improve the quality of life for elderly people living in residential care. Our volunteers use their skills to offer stimulating and engaging one to one sessions across a wide variety of activities which are personalised and tailor-made to the individual client’s needs. Could you give just one hour a week? For more information call 01983 822437 or visit our website (Link above) Charity No: 297474