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If Ollie dares, Great Britain SailGP Team wins

COWES, England – August 8, 2019 – On the first day of official practise racing at the European debut of SailGP in Cowes, Isle of Wight, Great Britain SailGP Team were thrilled to welcome onboard Ollie Ollerton, best known for Channels 4’s SAS; Who Dares Wins. Knowing that the team...

DEFIBRILLATOR INSTALLED AT LIFELINE FIRE & SECURITY

New Community Access Defibrillator installed at Lifeline Fire & Security A new community access defibrillator has been installed at Lifeline Fire & Security outside of their offices at Riverway, Newport by Lifeline and Medina Foodservice, with support from Buywise and Premier Ford.  This now makes it possible for even more...

BBC SONGS OF PRAISE COMES TO THE WIGHT PROMS

The ever-popular BBC One programme, Songs of Praise, is coming to the Isle of Wight to film at The Wight Proms which will take place at the grade II* listed Northwood House in Cowes. This exclusive recording will be hosted by Aled Jones, and the Songs of Praise team are looking for...

Style of Wight to Publish Cowes Harbour Handbook

Tuesday 30th July 2019 Style of Wight to Publish Cowes Harbour Handbook We are excited to announce we will be working with Cowes Harbour Commission on the Cowes Harbour Handbook for the next three years, from 2020 to 2022. As the Island’s definitive guide to Cowes Harbour, the River Medina,...

ISLE OF WIGHT’S FIRST OUTDOOR FLOATING AQUA PARK TO OPEN SPRING 2020

Planning permission has now been granted for the Isle of Wight’s first outdoor, floating, inflatable Aqua Park to be constructed at Tapnell Farm, with plans to open Spring next year.   Around 6 new jobs will be created. Located in the centre of Tapnell Farm, the Aqua Park lake (measuring approximately...

World famous Round the Island Race set to attract sailors from around the world as entries for 2019 open

World famous Round the Island Race set to attract sailors from around the world as entries for 2019 open Entry fees to remain at 2018 level The Round the Island Race 2019 is set to attract thousands of sailors from all over Great Britain, mainland Europe and from as far away...

The Isle of Wight Festival 2018 reveal 50th anniversary headliners

50th anniversary headliners Depeche Mode / The Killers / Kasabian / Liam Gallagher Also joining this year’s line-up: The Script / Van Morrison / James Bay / Blossoms 21st - 24th June Tickets on sale today: www.isleofwightfestival.com As tickets go on sale today, The Isle of Wight Festival 2018 is excited to announce Depeche Mode, The Killers, Kasabian and...

The Christmas Garden returns to Sandown Battery Gardens

The Christmas Garden Returns to Sandown Battery Gardens! Saturday 16th December from 4.30pm One of Sandown Bay's most fascinating spaces, Sandown Barracks Battery will be transformed again this Christmas with magical lights, music, art workshops, trails and campfires as the Christmas Garden celebration returns to Battery Gardens on Saturday 16th December. Everyone's...

Colouring competition attracts artists of all ages

A competition run by an Isle of Wight Children's author proved that you are never to old to enjoy colouring in! Zoe Sadler received over 250 entries to her colouring in competition, with budding artists ranging from 4 years to 80 years old. Younger entrants coloured in an image from Zoe's...

The Poetry of Dementia

The cohesion of meaning and sequential nature of language are among the casualties of dementia. Into this context and the environment of six Residential Homes on the Isle of Wight, caring for persons in the advanced state of dementia, local charity, Independent Arts' Workshop coordinator Kerry Tindall, and creative writing...