The close relationship between the two island Hospices gives each of them the ability to share experiences, knowledge and possibly enhance each other’s training abilities.
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.
A man from Isle of Wight who took part in Walk the Wight this year has won a free holiday. Find out more and how you can send your sponsorship money in.
Tuesday, 28th June, 2016 2:24pm
By Emma Topping with one comment
Tracey Wilson has been tirelessly fundraising to help the family of six year old Sophie Gully, who recently had a brain tumour removed. Next week she'll be having her very long hair cut off in order to raise more money.
Wednesday, 22nd June, 2016 7:59am
By Sally Perry with one comment
An unwanted teddy bear for sale in a charity shop has been used to help bridge the between young and old in this inter-generational creative writing project.
Tuesday, 21st June, 2016 8:01am
By Hannah Griffiths with one comment
Despite the calls on social media of "what's the Island coming to?", Zoe Thompson believes there are lots of really positive projects on the Isle of Wight, making a difference to many Islanders' lives.
Monday, 20th June, 2016 7:54am
By Zoe Thompson with 12 readers' comments
Three women from the Isle of Wight signed the 1866 Women's Suffrage Petition, the first mass Votes for Women Petition submitted to Parliament. Hannah Griffiths is keen to see whether any readers can help fill in the gaps of her research.
Friday, 17th June, 2016 1:25pm
By Hannah Griffiths with 7 readers' comments