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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Summer tourism figures show boost for the Island

Summer tourism figures show the Isle of Wight has enjoyed a visitor and spending increase.  The figures from Tourism South East have been partially released early this year to Visit Isle of Wight. In July, August...

Sandown to benefit from £500k Dinosaur golf adventure park

Plans for a new £500,000 dinosaur-themed adventure golf course on the Isle of Wight have this week been passed by the council and revealed by Heritage Attractions Ltd. “Dino Islands… A Golf Adventure” is to...

Win hovercraft flights for a family of four

John and Roz Langley started Wight Flight Hovercraft Experiences this summer on the Island - and business has really taken off! The new venture affords kids and adults (big kids) the opportunity to fly a...

Goat catchers wanted for Ventnor Downs round up

You have to be hardy to join the annual goat round-up on Ventnor Downs - just like the goats. This autumnal Isle of Wight challenge takes place on Thursday (October 11) at 9.30am. National Trust...

Red Funnel offers discounts for beach clean up volunteers

Red Funnel seeks volunteers to help with the Isle of Wight’s biggest ever coastal clean-up. Special discounted car and passenger ferry fares starting from £5 return will hopefully encourage as many volunteers as possible from...

Water park attraction at Robin Hill set to bring jobs and tourism

Plans for an exciting and imaginative multi-million pound indoor waterpark, The Springs, have been unveiled by the owners, Vectis Ventures Holdings Limited. Plans for the Robin Hill attraction will be submitted formally to the...

Mini Peppi steals the show at Jay Miller’s Circus

An Island boy has been inspired by Jay Miller's Circus after being invited to open the final show with his hero - Peppi the Clown. Freddy Cooke is a 6-year-old from East Cowes who loves...

Do ferry costs scare scooterists away to Brighton?

Has the cost of the ferry crossing affected the turnout for the Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally? Ferry fares are being hotly debated this month, with August bringing about the advent of a petition to...

Cowes powerboat racer roars on at 81

Alan Goodwin has been racing powerboats for 30 years, he's the oldest competitor in this year's Cowes Offshore Powerboat Races. During his life he's been a navy submariner, a race car driver and now at...

Explore The Isle of Wight’s Historic Great Outdoors with Wightlink

Boasting a stunning outdoor landscape and rich history, the Isle of Wight is a perfect getaway. With so much to see and do, and easily reached with Wightlink, there’s never been a better time...