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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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August 1, 2021
The Great Bembridge Paper Boat Race

It was great to see the return of The Great Bembridge Paper Boat Race on the shores of Brading Haven Yacht Club. The boat race is part of the Bembridge Harbour family fun weekend.Which saw regatta racing with Bembridge Sailing Club, sand castle competitions, beach games and more. The Great Bembridge Paper Boat Race on […]

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June 22, 2021
Hovertravel & Wessex Cancer Trust team up to support travelling patients

Hovertravel & Wessex Cancer Trust team up to support travelling patients Hovertravel has announced an enhanced boarding procedure for patients, developed in conjunction with the Wessex Cancer Trust. Patients with the Wessex Cancer Trust lanyard will be allowed to pre-board, ahead of other customers, if they wish. Loretta Lale, Head of Commercial at Hovertravel, explains: […]

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June 22, 2021
Ocean Film Festival World Tour returns this Autumn

Live theatre shows: September - November 2021 The Ocean Film Festival is back for autumn 2021 with a brand-new collection of the world’s most  inspirational ocean-themed films, from below and above the surface.  Returning as a live theatre tour, the Ocean Film Festival features a selection of short films starring  wild seafaring voyages, extreme watersports […]

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March 17, 2021
Celebrating World Social Work Day 2021

The integral role played by social workers in supporting many of the Island's most vulnerable residents is being recognised today on World Social Work Day (16 March). The integral role played by social workers in supporting many of the Island's most vulnerable residents is being recognised today on World Social Work Day (16 March). Simon Homes, principal […]

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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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