The Isle of Wight Beacon's gardening expert, Mike Santer, explains how to make the most of growbags.
Gardening can be an environmental stimulus and therapy in its own right and a new community gardening project aims to offer the benefits of this activity to people with extra needs.
There’s an old English poem that begins “a swarm of bees in May is worth a load of hay” but in reality honeybee swarms can begin as early as April. Liz Van Wyk is the manager of Quarr Teaching Apiary based at Quarr Abbey. Here she tells us that what may be one man’s poison is most definitely another’s bread.
Someone mentioned to me recently that they thought F1 hybrid seeds were the result of genetic modification – this is a myth
What will this year bring us?
The new Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner for the Isle of Wight says she'll work hard to find out what Islanders want from their police force. …continue
One person has been taken to hospital after a two car collision in Binstead. …continue
Isle of Wight housing provider Spectrum is extending a scheme which aims to get people back into work. …continue
A drop-in session highlighting future flood risks to Yarmouth will be held tomorrow (Wednesday). …continue
The new head chef of the Hambrough says he wants to bring his own style and flair to the Ventnor hotel. …continue
An Island golfer is targeting success in the national final of a Prince's Trust tournament. …continue