A new and progressive community company offering day care supported work placements in the field of therapeutic horticulture has been launched in Wootton.
Ryde Mead Lawn Tennis Club is hoping to take inspiration from Andy Murray's Wimbledon triumph after winning a £50,000 Sport England grant.
Ryde fire fighters have been raising more money for local charities, this time in a giant hamster wheel!
According to a recent report from Shelter, an estimated £2 billion a year is spent by UK parents helping their offspring climb the first step on the property ladder. The consequence is so depleting the reserves of ‘The Bank of Mum and Dad’ that parents are delaying retiring by several years.
The Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally will once again be held this August Bank Holiday weekend in Ryde and will be jam-packed with events throughout the weekend.
Guild AGM: The Lifeboat Guild Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 23rd January at the Village Hall, Bembridge, at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Light refreshments will be available and everyone is welcome as usual.
A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency for the Isle of Wight coast. …continue
Dozens of decorated Christmas trees are now on display at Shanklin Methodist Church for the annual Christmas Tree Festival. …continue
Police are investigating an alleged assault in the Busy Bee car park in Ryde. …continue
Wroxall Primary has moved from a satisfactory to a good school, Ofsted inspectors have judged. …continue
A flood warning has been issued by the Environment Agency for Cowes, East Cowes, and Newport. …continue
Firefighters in England - including on the Island - will stage two more strikes this month in a dispute over pensions and jobs. …continue