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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Hovertravel launches Dementia Awareness initiative

Hovertravel has announced it will be giving support to Dementia UK’s Admiral Nurse Appeal on the Isle of Wight for the year 2019. Currently there are five Admiral Nurses appointed on the Isle of...

Royal Humane Society awards for Wightlink crew

The Royal Humane Society has honoured Wightlink Deck Officer Steve Chamberlain and the crew of St Clare for saving the life of a drowning man in Portsmouth Harbour Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Hampshire, Nigel Atkinson,...

Nominations in for 2018 Business Awards

Nominations are in for the Island's prestigious 2018 Business Awards for Excellence, in association with Red Funnel - and judges say the standard has never been higher. The awards will be presented in a...

Island attractions crowned as Family Favourites

Three Isle of Wight attractions have won accolades in the first Family Favourites Awards run by  leisure website Day Out With The Kids. Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary won Best Free Family Day Out, Monkey...

Skip and diesel price hikes bad news for builders

Nearly two-thirds of builders have had to pass on price increases for skips to their clients, while 20% have had to pass on diesel price rises, and that's making improvement projects more expensive for...

Amey staff help refurbish Ryde Methodist Church

Several staff from Amey have given the reception area and stairwells at Ryde Methodist Church a new look. Nine team members recently visited the church on Garfield Road to paint the areas which had become...

The party could be over for Bestival

The party might be over for former island festival, Bestival possibly leaving Island businesses out of pocket. Several Island-based businesses including Widget Productions are understood to be in the employ of Bestival and will be nervously...

Bob seeks government response on Agriculture Bill

MP Bob Seely is to seek feedback from the Island’s farmers on the government’s new Agriculture Bill. Mr Seely will write to the local National Farmers' Union over the proposed legislation which maps out how...

Waste Not Want Not brings hope to the high street

A restaurant with a people first ethos is coming to High Street, Newport.  Trevor Blaney, of the Pop Up Soup Kitchen project has turned his hand to a more permanent premises. Waste Not Want Not will...

Sandham Karts sponsors Sandown and Lake Youth FC Panthers

A new local football team has become a reality thanks to the Island’s latest leisure attraction. Sandham Karts is sponsoring the newly established Sandown and Lake Youth FC Panthers (under 14's) football team. The team has...