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A message from Style of Wight Founder and Editor

As the Island enters its second period of lockdown, we wanted to share a personal message from our Founder and Editor.   “In over 11 years as the Island’s leading lifestyle publication, Style of Wight has always passionately championed local and independent...

Wight Computers create voice-assisted service for Wightlink

Wight Computers, the innovative technology company based on the Isle of Wight, are proud to reveal that they have worked closely with cross-Solent operator Wightlink to develop a bespoke digital voice assistant which will provide Wightlink customers with up to the minute details about the service status...

Afternoon Tea at Albert Cottage

Afternoon Tea at Albert Cottage raises money for Island Charities Lady Grylls and Style of Wight Magazine hosted a fundraising Afternoon Tea at Albert Cottage Hotel, organised by Black Swan Events, and over £2,500 was raised for the Dementia UK...

Daytime Visitor Boats Now Welcome At Cowes

Cowes Harbour Commission’s visitor moorings are now open for daytime and short stay visitors as of Tuesday, 2nd June 2020.The CHC Board of Commissioners held a meeting and have agreed to allow both daytime visiting boats and short stay visiting boats at Cowes Harbour Commission visitor moorings. CHC...

ENTRY OPENS FOR COWES CLASSICS WEEK

The Royal London Yacht Club, organisers of Cowes Classics Week, is delighted to announce that entry for the 13th edition of the regatta is now open. The 2020 regatta is scheduled to take place from Saturday 25 to Friday 31 July with racing from Monday 27 July and the Notice of Race is...

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...