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Macular-Society

Shrewsbury Macular Support Group Gadgets Day

Start Date:
21st October 2019

End Date:
21st October 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1500

Event title: Shrewsbury Macular Support Group Gadgets Day
Venue: St. Nicholas Church Hall, Shrewsbry United Reform Church Shrewsbury Shropshire Shrewsbury and Telford SY3 7BJ
Weblink: https://www.macularsociety.org/groups/shrewsbury-support-group
Name: Shrewsbury Macular Support Group
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0300 3030 111
Event description: Gadgets Day is held every year by the Shrewsbury Macular Support Group giving you an opportunity to try the latest gadgets and explore what equipment may be available to help you.

There will be displays & demonstrations but we will not sell but can provide you with information & contacts. Find out about equipment to help visually impaired people retain their independence.

This is a FREE drop in event, which is for everyone to come to. There will be light refreshments.

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Sight Loss Opportunity Group-Ludlow

Start Date:
9th September 2019

End Date:
9th September 2019

Start Time:
1030

End Time:
1230

Event title: Sight Loss Opportunity Group-Ludlow
Venue: St. Peter’s Church Hall, Henley Road, Ludlow SY8 1QZ
Name: Sight Loss Shropshire
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 342168/342163
Event description: September we look forward to having an ‘Introduction to Yoga’.

SLOG’s groups offer all kinds of interesting and adventurous activities to encourage people who have sight loss to keep active, stay confident, meet and make new friends and have some fun. Please contact us for a programme.

We provide Information, advice, friendship and support for people with a visual loss.

For more information contacting us on 01743 342168/342163 or emailing us at [email protected] or [email protected]

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Sight Loss Opportunity Group-Shrewsbury

Start Date:
19th August 2019

End Date:
19th August 2019

Start Time:
Contact for details

End Time:
Contact for details

Event title: Sight Loss Opportunity Group-Shrewsbury
Venue: Haughmond Hill, Upton Magna, Shrewsbury SY4 4PW
Name: Sight Loss Shropshire
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 342168/342163
Event description: The group are meeting at Haughmond Hill for a lovely woodland walk of their choice. There are good pathways and choices of routes to suit all. You can all re-join at the café for a well-deserved drink. Let us know if you are joining us so we do not start without you.

SLOG’s groups offer all kinds of interesting and adventurous activities to encourage people who have sight loss to keep active, stay confident, meet and make new friends and have some fun. Please contact us for a programme.

We provide Information, advice, friendship and support for people with a visual loss.

For more information contacting us on 01743 342168/342163 or emailing us at [email protected] or [email protected]

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Sight Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) Activities-August 2019

All sessions are FREE unless otherwise stated.

The team apologies for the delay in circulating the information for August,

Oswestry Group meets on Wednesday 7th August, 10 am to 12 noon  at Oswestry Library, 9 Arthur Street, Oswestry SY11 1JN

We were joined by Robert, who ran a workshop session with Lego.  Susann said” It was great to see you all taking an active part together to achieve an amazing beach scene, well done to you all! The feedback from the SLOG members were very positive with some asking to have another workshop next year!”

Ludlow Group meets on Monday 12th August, 10.30 am -12.30 pm at at St Peters Church, Henley Road, Ludlow SY8 1QZ

This month will see you joined by Jessica, Margaret and Johns granddaughter. Jessica is coming along to speak about ‘Life in the Army’.

Shrewsbury Group meets on Monday 19th August, at Haughmond Hill, Upton Magna, Shrewsbury SY4 4PW

The group are meeting at Haughmond Hill for a lovely woodland walk of their choice.  There are good pathways and choices of routes to suit all. You can all re-join at the café for a well-deserved drink.  Let us know if you are joining us so we do not start without you.

Shrewsbury Cycling SLOG’s Group meets at Sundorne Sports Village-Wednesday 21st August, 11 am-12 noon for our regular cycling session.

Due to the costs there will be a minimum number of 4 to participate.  Should you wish to take part, please book yourself on by ringing on 01743 342168/342163 or emailing us at [email protected] or [email protected]  We need to know by 15:00 pm on the 3rd Monday of each month before the event on the Wednesday.

You can of course cycle at the Sports Village, every Wednesday, 13:00 – 15:00, for more information please contact Christian Smith the Sports Development Officer at Shrewsbury on 0345 0007 002.

All SLOG Groups

Due to some activities needing a deposit to secure the booking we now need an expression of interest, please, initially to book the event, followed by confirmation of your attendance two weeks prior to the event, or sooner if you can.  We understand that things can change on the day, this cannot be helped.

The activities where we ask for a small contribution, we will need a minimum of 6 -8 people to participate before we can book the event.  Can we ask that you let us know by contacting us on 01743 342168/342163 or emailing us at [email protected]   or [email protected]

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Church Stretton Macular Support Group

Start Date:
16th August 2019

End Date:
16th August 2019

Start Time:
1030

End Time:
1230

Event title: Church Stretton Macular Support Group
Venue: The Health & Wellbeing Centre, Easthope Road, Church Stretton SY6 6BL
Name: Church Stretton Macular Support Group
Email: N/A
Telephone: 0300 3030 111
Event description: Today will be joined by Sophie Wheldon from British Wireless for the Blind Fund will be the speaker.
Our meetings are open to anyone affected by Macular Degeneration or central vision loss. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

There are over 300 Macular local support groups, which exist to provide advice and support to people affected by macular conditions, their relatives and friends across the British Isles.
The Macular Society provides a number of free services and offers a range of information about living with macular disease. You can also telephone their specialist helpline on 0300 3030 111.

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Telford Macular Support Group

Start Date:
13th August 2019

End Date:
13th August 2019

Start Time:
1330

End Time:
1530

Event title: Telford Macular Support Group
Venue: Wellington Methodist Church, Wellington TF1 1LU
Name: Telford Macular Support Group
Email: N/A
Telephone: 01453 755803
Event description: Today we have our Summer Tea Party and Quiz. WE hope you will join us for a good afternoon and catch up.

There are over 270 Macular local support groups, which exist to provide advice and support to people affected by macular conditions, their relatives and friends across the British Isles.
The Macular Society provides a number of free services and offers a range of information about living with macular disease. You can also telephone their specialist helpline on 0300 3030 111.

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Sight Loss Opportunity Group-Oswestry

Start Date:
4th September 2019

End Date:
4th September 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1200

Event title: Sight Loss Opportunity Group-Oswestry
Venue: Oswestry Library, Arthur Street, Oswestry SY11 1JN
Name: Sight Loss Shropshire
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 342168/342163
Event description: September will see Graham Fuller, FBC Manby Bowdler Solicitors –a speaker on ‘Raising Awareness about the Care System’.

SLOG’s groups offer all kinds of interesting and adventurous activities to encourage people who have sight loss to keep active, stay confident, meet and make new friends and have some fun. Please contact us for a programme.

We provide Information, advice, friendship and support for people with a visual loss.

For more information contacting us on 01743 342168/342163 or emailing us at [email protected] or [email protected]

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Telford Macular Support Group Monthly meeting

Start Date:
8th October 2019

End Date:
8th October 2019

Start Time:
1330

End Time:
1530

Event title: Telford Macular Support Group Monthly meeting
Venue: Wellington Methodist Church, Wellington TF1 1LU
Name: Telford Macular Support Group
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0300 3030 111
Event description: Today we welcome Alison Teece from Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service who will be our guest speaker.

There are over 300 Macular local support groups, which exist to provide advice and support to people affected by macular conditions, their relatives and friends across the British Isles.
The Macular Society provides a number of free services and offers a range of information about living with macular disease. You can also telephone their specialist helpline on 0300 3030 111.

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Telford Macular Support Group

Start Date:
10th September 2019

End Date:
10th September 2019

Start Time:
1330

End Time:
1530

Event title: Telford Macular Support Group
Venue: Wellington Methodist Church, Wellington TF1 1LU
Name: Telford Macular Support Group
Email: N/A
Telephone: 01453 755803
Event description: Today we will be joined by Andy Farrell from Guide Dogs will be our guest speaker. Come along for this interesting talk.

There are over 270 Macular local support groups, which exist to provide advice and support to people affected by macular conditions, their relatives and friends across the British Isles.
The Macular Society provides a number of free services and offers a range of information about living with macular disease. You can also telephone their specialist helpline on 0300 3030 111.

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Sight Loss Opportunity Groups Cycling Session

Start Date:
18th September 2019

End Date:
18th September 2019

Start Time:
1100

End Time:
1200

Event title: Sight Loss Opportunity Groups Cycling Session
Venue: Sundorne Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Harlescott Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ
Name: Sight Loss Shropshire
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 342168/342163
Event description: Our regular cycling session at Sundorne Sports Village will be taking place.

Due to the costs there will be a minimum number of 4 to participate. Should you wish to take part, please book yourself on by ringing on 01743 342168/342163 or emailing us at [email protected] or [email protected] We need to know by 15:00 pm on the 3rd Monday of each month before the event on the Wednesday.

You can of course cycle at the Sports Village, every Wednesday, 13:00 – 15:00, for more information please contact Christian Smith the Sports Development Officer at Shrewsbury on 0345 0007 002.