Tom George has already been out to the village in Ghana where a new special school is being built, but next week he'll be taking on the Iron Man Challenge in Venice to help raise money for that and another special school in Ventnor.
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.
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The group of volunteers who have been clearing and securing the former hospital in East Cowes for the past few years met again on Sunday. Steven Goodman reports back.
Tuesday, 24th May, 2016 5:48pm
By Steven Goodman with 5 readers' comments
There are around 30 pupils in the Ryde Academy Geek Club, and they recently raised almost £200 for mental health charity MIND.
Monday, 23rd May, 2016 12:42pm
By Nat Nelson with one comment
As well as raising much-needed funds for the school, these pupils from Godshill Primary had great fun dressing up for their bag packing sessions. Lovely to see such smiley, happy faces.
Friday, 20th May, 2016 9:25am
By Rachel Wild with one comment