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With public sector and grant funding diminishing charities have got to look at new ways of helping the communities they serve. Sabirian is our initiative that has been developed over the last year.
At its heart is a desire to provide training, work placement and employment opportunities to Islanders facing additional barriers to employment.
Every third Wednesday of every month from 12 to 5pm, The Veterans Outreach Service are at the Riverside.
The Veterans Outreach Service Clinical Team includes mental health professionals with a wealth of experience of working with ex-service personnel. All VOS’s services are free to service users.… Read More...
Across the Island there is a network of volunteer drivers who give their time freely, using their own cars to provide a door to door service.
The service is available for members to attend:
- Medical appointments Hospital appointments/visits
- Day Centres and Social Trips
The results of this year’s Community Action Awards are as follows:
1st Newport Scouts
1st IW Pride
2nd Our Place
3rd IW Search & Rescue
1st Oakfield Youth Football Club
2nd IW Ice Skating Club
3rd Vectis Boating & Fishing Club
1st Digital Inclusion Scheme Age UK
2nd The Good Neighbour Scheme Age UK
3rd The Lost Plot
Village Halls & Community Buildings
1st Seaview Village Community Shop
2nd WOW Women’s Centre
3rd Pan Together
Arts & Heritage
1st Friends of Shanklin Theatre
2nd The Wight Strollers
3rd Freshwater & Totland Archive Group
3rd Oak Vale Carnival Club
1st Sandown Green Town Volunteers
2nd Gift to Nature Island 2000 Trust
3rd Wight Nature Fund
Children & Young People
1st 1st Newport Scout Group
2nd Saturday Club for Deaf Children
3rd 4Ps Training School
3rd Challenge & Adventure
The Shahida Nehorai Award
For outstanding individual contribution to the lives of Children and Young People
Helen Foster – Saturday Club for Deaf Children
Rod Warne – 1st Newport Scouts
Overall Runner Up
Friends of Shanklin Theatre
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