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May 19, 2022
Newport's Jubilee celebrations to transform the town

Businesses, volunteers and local organisations are coming together to celebrate Her Majesty’s historic reign in the Island's county town.   In one of the biggest town-centre events in recent years Newport will be transformed for a day to mark the jubilee with a host of free activities and sights. The Grand Parade starts at 3pm from Recreation Ground […]

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January 26, 2022
Volunteers dig in to help council tree planting campaign

Volunteers from the Isle of Wight Green Gym have been working on the latest phase of the Isle of Wight Council's project to plant new, native trees in public spaces, and care for the existing trees and woodlands.  Visitors to Lake Cemetery will be able to enjoy more trees in future, thanks to the enthusiastic team. Isle […]

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January 12, 2022
Plan to install extra car charging points

A scheme to install electric vehicle charging points in Isle of Wight Council-run car parks could get the green light next week. Fifteen fast and rapid charge points could be installed in nine locations across the Island subject to Cabinet approval next Thursday (13 January). Initially the points would be placed in Newport, Ryde, Sandown, […]

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December 7, 2021
Brading Haven Yacht Club running for top award and need your vote !

Brading Haven Yacht Club is on the Eastern side of the Island and is asking for support to secure a top award. The Club has been shortlisted for the 2022 RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year Award.Celebrating the achievements of sailing clubs, Brading Haven Yacht Club joins nine other clubs on the […]

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December 7, 2021
Islanders get their first taste of riding an e-bike

More than 500 Islanders have so-far experienced riding an e-bike for the first time as part of the Isle of Wight Council's E-Cycle Roadshow project. The council was one of nine local authorities to secure funding through the Department for Transport's (DfT) e-cycle extension fund to trial new ideas to make electric bikes more accessible […]

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November 18, 2021
Meet the Lurking Trolls!

A terrifying band of trolls has arrived in schools and libraries across the Isle of Wight. Children at Oakfield primary school came face to face with 'Tormentor', the bullying brute! Luckily the children knew exactly what to do with him, as they'd been enjoying a new book about how to avoid trolls online. Tormentor and […]

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September 16, 2021
Create & Integrate

Create & Integrate... a place for sensory fun and compassionate support. Bringing things together to create a happy whole! Join the sessions this September Sessions naturally develop children's ability ,visual attention is improved and hand-eye coordination as the task is closer the eyes. Come and join us for inspirational, creativity and imagination. Send message hello@create-integrate.co.uk

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September 16, 2021
Isle of Wight Against Scams Partnership

Trading Standards have a few unusual scams to warn about this week We were contacted by a resident who had lost his cat and reported it on various lost pet websites. He received a phone call from a gentleman who told him that the cat had been found and had x rays and been checked over […]

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August 1, 2021
Council offers free cycle safety training

Up to 600 children will learn to cycle safely on Island roads over this year thanks to the Isle of Wight Council’s new team of cycling instructors. The announcement is thanks to a £14,575 grant from the Department for Transport (DfT) as part of a government aim to offer cycle training for children and their […]

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