If you knew Elsie Jackson, you're welcome to pay your respects during her final journey next week. A vintage coach is being laid on by the Bus Museum for those without transport.
The Isle of Wight is all about community
Community spirit can be found in the rural and urban areas on the Isle of Wight. We’ve gathered together stories that explicitly focus on the Island’s community to share with you.
They might be about a new volunteering scheme, charitable event or grants for local groups. If you have some community information you’d like to share with our readers, get in touch.
As the deadline to comment in the consultation on the library service draws closer, Friends of Ventnor Library say the council reconsider its approach to the need for well run, fully-staffed and adequately funded libraries.
Wednesday, 26th August, 2015 6:26am
By Evelyn Knowles with 10 readers' comments
A fundraising appeal has been launched to bring an Admiral Nurse to Earl Mountbatten Hospice (EMH), to help support patients and families affected by Dementia.
Monday, 24th August, 2015 9:19am
By Erika Campbell-Burt with one comment
Congratulations to Lesley Brown who raised almost £1,500 after she 'Braved the Shave' for Macmillan Cancer Care.
Thursday, 20th August, 2015 9:32am
By Sally Perry with one comment
Seems to be the season for properties on the Isle of Wight with historical relevance going up for sale. This week a former memorial hospital.
Wednesday, 19th August, 2015 9:42am
By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments
The Friends of Ventnor Library will be talking about the proposed cut-backs to staff at Ventnor Library tomorrow evening and how the Ventnor Town Council intend to support them.
Tuesday, 18th August, 2015 5:43pm
By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments