Friday, July 12, 2019

Protest over felling of 120-year-old oak

Plans to fell a 120-year-old oak on Carter’s Road on the outskirts of Ryde brought around 50 local residents and environmental campaigners out to protest. Residents believe Island Roads...

Top Award for Island chemist

The Isle of Wight’s Dr Robin Attrill has received The Royal Society of Chemistry Inspirational Member Award. Dr. Attrill, who works in research and development at GlaxoSmithKline, was nominated by...

Scarecrow Festival

The Gatcombe and Chillerton annual Scarecrow Festival takes place from Saturday, May 25 to Saturday, June 1, with free admission. The festival has been running since 2010 and the Scarecrows...

Island youngsters show theirskills at National Octopush!

Three members of the junior Isle of Wight junior Underwater Hockey club attended this year’s Junior National tournament in Sheffield. Grace Cockayne joined forces with others in the under...

Laura completes LondonMarathon to help Sarah

Wight Tri’s Laura Abrook fulfilled a 10-year long dream when she took on the London Marathon, having received the club’s spot this year, after many years’ worth of ballot...

Commemorating the 77th anniversary of Cowes blitz

Waves of German fighter bombers began a devastating attack on Cowes and her sister town of East Cowes at just before 11pm on May 4, 1942. The planes used...

Polish community hold Heritage Day

The Polish community, including folk dancers, Polish war veterans and children attending the local Polish Saturday school, celebrated its first Polish Heritage Day on the Isle of Wight at...

Island Randonnee draws criticism from road users

The annual Isle of Wight Randonnee cycling event has once again been described as ‘a huge success’, with around 3,000 cyclists taking part, despite much criticism. Hordes of mainland cyclists...

Nominations are open for Our Health Heroes

Our Health Heroes, the national healthcare awards which celebrate individuals, teams and organisations within the healthcare and care sectors, are returning for the fourth year and promise to be...

Cowes Men’s Shed celebrates birthday

Cowes Men's Shed will be celebrating its first birthday on Tuesday, May 14, and are inviting the community to go along and join them between 11am and 2pm. Everyone...
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