Sight Loss Opportunity Groups news and activities-December 2018

Note this month most groups have changed their usual meeting plans and will be getting together for a Christmas meal. If you have any queries please contact Julie or Susann by email or or call 342168/342163

Oswestry Group meets on Wednesday 5th December for  their Christmas meal at Mile End Golf Club, Old Shrewsbury Road, Oswestry

They will be back at Oswestry library on Wednesday 2nd January for their usual monthly meeting.

Ludlow Group meets on Monday 10th December at the Squirrel Foldgate Lane, Ludlow SY8 1LP  for their Christmas meal. They will be back at St. Peter’s Church Hall, Henley Road, Ludlow on Monday 14th January 2019 for their usual monthly meeting.

SLOG Group In Shrewsbury – will be meeting on Monday December 10th 2018, 14:00 pm to 16:00 pm. Meeting at The Lion Hotel, London Road, Shrewsbury SY2 6PR . The December meeting will be relaxed with Coffee and Mince Pies and a game of Boccia. The group have decided to have their Christmas meal in January 2019.


Note: The next Shrewsbury Cycling SLOG  will be on Wednesday January 16th 2019, 11:00 am to 12 noon Provisionally booked for AMF Bowling, Brixton Way, Harlescott, Shrewsbury SY1 3AZ . Our regular cycling session will be replaced by a game of 10-pin bowling in January.

From 2019, the team have decided that due to the weather the monthly Cycling Group will run from March-September, it will be at same place and same time.  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 or  We need to know by 15:00pm on the 3rd Monday of each month before the event on the Wednesday.

You can 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 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, will now need a minimum of 6 people to participate before we can book the event.  Can I ask that you let us know by contacting us on 01743 342168/342163 or emailing us at Julie.stedman@shropshire or


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