Sight Loss Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) Activities-March 2020

All sessions are FREE unless otherwise stated.

Oswestry Group meets on Wednesday 4th March, 10 am to 12 noon  at Oswestry Library, 9 Arthur Street, Oswestry SY11 1JN

This month you will be put through your paces by Shelly McGlinchey with come Chair based exercise lessons.

Ludlow Group meets on Monday 9th March, 10.30 am -12.30 pm at at St Peters Church, Henley Road, Ludlow SY8 1QZ

This month Gareth and Robin will be joining you for an interaction workshop in exploring bird songs and sounds.  You will have an opportunity to name that  bird!

Shrewsbury Group meets on Monday 23rd March, 2 pm-4 pm at AMF BowlingBrixton Way, Harlescott, Shrewsbury SY1 3AZ 

Time for a bit of fun after all the flooding, and hopefully things are beginning to get back to normal soon.  At the moment we have Laura, John, Maureen, David and Lottie booked, please email or ring if you are joining us.  Can we arrive at 13.45 pm to start at 14:00 pm, this is a two hour activity with a small contribution towards costs. Refreshments can also be purchased at the venue.

Shrewsbury Cycling SLOG’s Group:

Our regular cycling session will re commence on Wednesday 18th  March at  Shrewsbury Sports VillageSundorne Road, Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ.

This club is aimed at being a fun session for sight loss people to meet up and enjoy themselves on the specially adapted bikes in a very friendly and safe environment. Using specially adapted bicycles and under the supervision of a cycle coach and volunteer helpers, the group ride around the figure-of-eight circuit either on their own, or on a tandem or trike, depending on their level of vision.  Booking is advisable so we can monitor the correct level of support.  Email on or call us on 01743 342163

Should you wish to join the Shrewsbury Sight Loss Group for a few games of 10-pin bowling on Monday 23rd March, 14:00 pm to 16:00 pm, don’t forget to book yourself on. Contact details as above. 

Please note that you can still cycle at the Sports Village, every Wednesday, 13:00 – 15:00.  Can I ask you to let us know if you are planning on going along to the afternoon session as we will need to arrange some volunteer support.  

Should anyone like to join the Shrewsbury SLOG group for a game of 10-pin bowling, please, let me know. We plan on the game lasting around 1.5/2 hours, depending on numbers. The will be a small contribution request for this activity.

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   or

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