The volunteer deputy launch officer for Cowes RNLI took on the Lakeland 50 last weekend to raise money for the lifeboat station.
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.
French teenagers recovering from serious diseases are taking part in this exciting expedition and berthed in Cowes Yacht Haven at the moment.
Tuesday, 28th July, 2015 10:05am
By Sally Perry with one comment
On Saturday (1 August) Ventnor Town Council takes on the management of four of the town’s eight car parks: Dudley Road, Market Street, Pound Lane and Shore Road, where you'll find reduced car parking charges.
Monday, 27th July, 2015 5:26pm
By David Bartlett with 3 readers' comments
We reckon this jellyfish looks a bit like a Greek mythical character. Who does it remind you of?
Monday, 27th July, 2015 2:52pm
By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments
Some 95 years ago, girls in Ryde were joining the Brownies. The pack celebrated its 95th birthday recently.
Monday, 20th July, 2015 9:15am
By Suzanne Whitewood with one comment
Hospital Porter, Garry Sharp, has gone the extra mile for Island patients by running his first marathon in support of cancer services at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Thursday, 16th July, 2015 1:47pm
By Andy Hollebon with one comment