Sight Loss Opportunity Groups (SLOGs) Activities-September 2019

All sessions are FREE unless otherwise stated.

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

The means test thresholds for eligibility for social care have not increased in line with inflation, making fewer and fewer people eligible for public funding each year, even though the number of people in need of care is growing.  This month Graham Fuller will be joining you from fbc Manby Bowdler Solicitors to ’Raise Awareness about the Care System’.

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

This month we will have an ‘Introduction to Yoga’.  The practice originated in India about 5,000 years ago and has been adapted in other countries in a variety of ways.  Yoga is a safe and effective way to increase physical activity, especially strength, flexibility and balance, which helps to boost physical and mental well-being. 

Shrewsbury Cycling SLOG’s Group meets at Sundorne Sports Village-Wednesday 18th September, 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 or  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.

Shrewsbury Group meets on Monday 23rd September, 2 pm-4 pm we will be meeting at  The Hive, 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury SY1 1TE

The group are meeting at The Hive is hosting a Pottery Workshop for you. Booking is essential for this activity. You will be using a variety of sculpting techniques to create your own master piece. 

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

Leave a Reply