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February 2, 2021
Support Ventnor Botanic Garden

The off and on again lockdowns we have all been suffering through have taken a toll of the Garden's finances, on Gift Aid donations and on the Ventnor Botanic Garden Friends Society reserves.  However, the Living Collection at VBG knows nothing of COVID: propagation and bed preparation for spring plant out still has to be […]

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February 2, 2021
Virtual Open Day at Ryde School

WHOLE SCHOOL, SATURDAY 6 FEBRUARY 10.00AM TO 1.00PM Join us for the morning. Discover what Ryde has to offer: watch videos and tours of the School, boarding house and facilities, ask questions in the live Q&A sessions with the Head Master, Senior Teachers, parents and pupils. We will also be offering the option on the morning of pre-booking […]

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November 27, 2020
Ladies that Launch at BHYC

Ladies have been sailing socially and competitively at Brading Haven Yacht Club since 1950. BHYC is proud of their legacy and want to build on their successes and encourage even more women into sailing. The Ladies that Launch group has been supporting women sailors of all abilities since 2013 and many of those who joined […]

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November 17, 2020
Adopted a Donkey

Are you stuck for Christmas Present Ideas after a rather difficult 2020?  Would you like to give a gift with more meaning, whilst supporting a local charity?  If the answer if yes, then how about giving a gift of an adopted donkey at the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary?  After a difficult year, this is […]

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November 17, 2020
Front Cover Star Wanted

We're looking for a variety of children of different ages who would like to be on our next front cover. How do you enter We encourage you to send two photos  of you child or children to the email below. With the age of your child/ children and your contact details. We then short list […]

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October 20, 2020
Halloween festivities at Blackgang Chine

The park’s popular Frights & Sprites event returns this year from 19th - 23rd & 26th – 31st October, 11am – 3pm daily. Family-friendly Halloween-themed festivities will take place including a spooky disco, fancy dress competitions and the inventive Rumpus Mansion LIVE; where the residents of the mansion come to life for an interactive walk-through […]

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September 9, 2020
Hovertravel celebrates partnership with NHS

Hovertravel has celebrated a partnership which has contributed significantly to the local community, by proudly displaying the logos of the NHS and Isle of Wight Ambulance on both its hovercraft. Neil Chapman, managing director of Hovertravel, said: “Hovertravel is a unique business and our craft are photographed by travellers and onlookers every day. We wanted […]

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August 4, 2020
The Nature Premium campaign

The Nature Premium campaign has been launched by a small group of volunteers with a brilliant idea.  We believe that regular experiences of nature via an early years or school setting will support children to be happier and healthier and help them recover from lockdown.  This campaign is designed to benefit all UK children.  If […]

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April 22, 2020
Millions of pounds of investment in Island schools

Six Island schools were upgraded or refurbished by the Isle of Wight Council last year — and many more are set to benefit from millions of pounds of government funding. In total, almost £2 million was invested by the council in major projects that have included modern classrooms, replacement roofing and windows, heating systems and […]

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