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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Over 2,000 emergency food parcels handed out in just 6 months

Concerns for this winter as foodbank reveals 2050 emergency food supplies went to local people in six months The Isle of Wight Foodbank provided 2050 three day emergency food supplies to local people between 1st...

Free breakfast for school kids at 67a High Street Newport

An outreach worker has launched free breakfasts for school children at his restaurant in Newport. The Waste Not Want Not restaurant hasn't officially opened yet, but following a generous donation from Morrison's, owner Trevor Blaney...

Mountbatten work to be showcased at national conference

The innovative work carried out by Mountbatten to support growing numbers of Islanders facing death, dying and bereavement is to be highlighted on the national stage. Nine new projects being delivered by the end of...

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...

Cancer Services identified as priority topic for Healthwatch

Cancer Services were identified as a priority topic for Healthwatch Isle of Wight for 2016-17 as a result of engagement with the local community. A questionnaire survey was carried out with local people who...

Free hypnotherapy to help ease burden of cancer

Islanders affected by cancer will now be able to access free hypnotherapy and Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) sessions through Wessex Cancer Trust. The charity’s Island branch has teamed up with expert practitioner Maire Reeves to...

Mountbatten supporters recognised as ‘local heroes’

Two Islanders who go the extra mile to support Mountbatten have been recognised at this year’s Isle of Wight Radio Local Heroes Awards, sponsored by Wightfibre, at a glittering ceremony at Cowes Yacht Haven. The...

Newport, Pan and Barton Older Voices benefit from Asda cheque

Newport Older Voices and the newly formed Pan and Barton Older Voices received a generous cheque from the Asda Foundation. The £650 in funds is for a Christmas party to bring all the members together. Helen...

Island volunteer Julian Parker shortlisted for NHS award

An Isle of Wight NHS Trust volunteer Julian Parker has been shortlisted for the HelpForce Champions - National awards for health volunteers 2018. The awards, which take place in central London on Thursday (November 8), will...

#Hairy4HIOWAA: Grow a beard or craft one to raise air ambulance funds

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) want you to get behind their December campaign, “Hairy 4 HIOWAA” and have a Hairy Merry Christmas! This December, everyone is urged to get involved to show...