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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.
This resident-organised beach clean was a step towards meeting the criteria to get East Cowes re-classified as a ‘designated beach’ for bathing, the benefit of which is regular water quality monitoring.
Monday, 27th October, 2014 4:12pm
By Luisa Hillard with 2 readers' comments
Two patients at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice are causing a bit of a stir with their ‘glass half full’ approach to life.
Thursday, 23rd October, 2014 12:01am
By Lisa Wardle with 3 readers' comments
In a progressive step the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust’s Board of Trustees have appointed their first young person in recovery from cancer to the Board, welcoming 21-year-old Claire Amaladoss to the team.
Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 1:48pm
By Jessica Gray with one comment
During the last administration at Isle of Wight council officers instigated moves to try and take the Riverside Centre away from its current use. Today it's been transferred back to the Trust.
Friday, 17th October, 2014 3:50pm
By IW Council Press Office with 11 readers' comments