Local & National Organisations: Promote active citizenship, community participation and volunteering through the development of projects and services which seek to provide an innovative response to the community need.
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Assistance, Funding and Education:
Help Yourselves aims to support adults and young people working together.
Lottery grant scheme for local communities. Awards for All
Projects is part of a suite of online resources to help people develop their skills in the creative and cultural sector ProjectsETC .
Visit Ask 4 Help for Online Community Assistance and Advice.
Citizens Advice Bureau,Exchange House, St. Cross Lane, Newport
Isle of Wight Tel: 0845 1202959 website: Advice Guide
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Community Risk Register: published by the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Local Resilience Forum as a requirement of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.
Its purpose is to assure the people of Hampshire & Isle of Wight that an assessment of potential risks has taken place and is informing the approach to joined up emergency planning both locally, at a regional and national level. Further information on the risks identified can be found at UK Resilience .
Isle of Wight Advocacy Trust: Citizen Advocacy helps an ordinary citizen who is willing to speak up for the other partner’s choices and decisions. Tel: 01983 822209 ext 203 or 07734 448 069
Isle of Wight Safer Communities Partnership
The Park Centre a registered charity, provides a range of facilities including; a fully equipped computer suite with broadband internet access. In addition the Park Centre offers rooms for private and/or corporate hire. The Park Centre
Sailing Networks – Internet gateway to interactive networking within the sailing community. the world’s largest and fastest growing social networking site for the sailing community via its simple and FREE registration process.
The Green Blue – A joint environmental awareness initiative by the British Marine Federation (BMF) and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA).
The Green Directory This is a listings website for environmentally friendly products and services related to the marine and boating sector.
Andrew Turner Isle of Wight MP. Member of Parliament for the Island.
24 The Mall, Carisbrooke Road, Newport. Visit Island MP Website HERE
FBU Isle of Wight have set up a comprehensive website Fire Service Merger Fire Service Merger
Southampton Centre for Independent Living: SCIL is a democratic membership organisation run and controlled by disabled people: Promoting Equality for the Disabled.
NHS Direct- All the Health Information you need in one website NHS Direct
The Isle of Wight Heart Care Club
Provide a facility for people with Heart conditions, particularly those recovering from heart attacks or heart
surgery, who want to improve the quality of and preserve their lives with continued support and guidance for them and their carers. Membership is open to any person interested in suporting and furthering the objects of the Isle of Wight Heart Care Club.
Isle of Wight Doctor Karl Berge-Venters Doctor Babel Dot Com website is aimed at bridging the language gap between doctor and patient in foreign countries Babel Dot Com
Net Doctor Net Doctor
Law and Legal Services:
National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux
Isle of Wight Womens Institute:
Alverstone Alverstone Village Hall 2nd Thurs 2.00pm
Appley St. John’s Church Hall 2nd Thurs 7.30pm
Bembridge Windmill, Methodist Church Hall, Forelands Road, Bembridge 3rd Mon 7.30pm
Binstead Methodist Church Hall, Binstead 2nd Wed 2.30pm
Brading Brading Town Hall 3rd Thurs 7.00pm
Brighstone Wilberforce Hall, Brighstone 2nd Thurs 7.00pm
Carisbrooke Church Hall, Carisbrooke 2nd Mon 2.15pm
Chale WI Hall, Chale 1st Thurs 2.30pm
Creekside Methodist Church, Station Road, Wootton 2nd Wed 7.30pm
Downside WI House, Newport 1st Tues 7.30pm
East Cowes Red Cross Hall, York Ave, E Cowes 1st Tues 7.00pm
Forestside WI House Newport 2nd Thurs 7.30pm
Freshwater Bay Parish Hall, Victoria Road 2nd Thurs 7.00pm
Freshwater Central, Mountbatten Room, Sports Centre, Moa Place 2nd Tues 2.00pm
Godshill Village Hall 1st Wed 7.30pm
Gurnard Gurnard WI Hall, Worsley Road 2nd Thurs 2.00pm
Gurnard Bay Evening Gurnard WI Hall 3rd Wed 7.30pm
Haylands Wessex Room, United Reform Church 1st Wed 2.15pm
Headon Hill St Saviours Family Centre, Totland 1st Mon 7.30pm
Hyde Shanklin Methodist Hall, Regent Street 2nd Tues 7.30pm
Lake Los Altos Room, The Broadway Centre, Sandown 2nd Wed 2.15pm
Medham Northwood WI Hall 2nd Mon 7.30pm
Newchurch All Saints Church Hall 1st Mon 7.15pm
Ningwood & Shalfleet Shalfleet Church Hall 1st Wed 2.00pm
Niton Niton Village Hall 2nd Thurs 2.00pm
Northwood Northwood WI Hall 1st Thurs 2.00pm
Osborne Whippingham Church Centre 2nd Tues 7.30pm
Porchfield & Newtown All enquires to WI House
Rookley Methodist Church Hall, Rookley 2nd Wed 2.00pm
Seaview St. Peter’s Church Hall, Seaview 2nd Tues 7.30pm
Shorwell Parish Hall 2nd Mon 7.30pm
St Catherines Niton Village Hall 3rd Thurs 7.30pm
St Helens Community Centre 2nd Thurs 2.00pm
St Johns Park Centre, High Park Road, Ryde 1st Tues 2.15pm
St Margarets St Margaretâ€™s Hall, Upper Ventnor 2nd Wed 2.15pm
Totland Bay Colwell Baptist Church Hall 1st Thurs 2.30pm
Whippingham Whippingham Community Centre 3rd Thurs 2.00pm
Whitwell Whitwell Village Hall 2nd Thurs 2.15pm
Wootton Bridge Church Close Social Club Hall 1st Wed 2.30pm
Yarmouth IW Royal Solent Yacht Club Last Thurs 7.00pm
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