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Isle of Wight heroes recognised in Community Action Awards

Community Action award winners

Congratulations to all those recognised in the 2019 Community Action Awards.

Tuesday, 28th May, 2019 3:34pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Hullabaloo – two days of FREE discovery, exploration and fun in Sandown

hullabaloo stage

There are a huge number of activities taking place this weekend in Sandown Bay, from science discoveries to cardboard wars, Bigtopmania, crazy bikes and circus skills to live music and a carnival parade. Don’t miss these two days of FREE fun and discovery.

Friday, 10th May, 2019 5:07pm

By Feature Writer

Cash boost for Isle of Wight good causes

Common Space staff accepting cheque

Around a dozen Isle of Wight good causes have applied for grants of between £3,000 and £16,000 from the Isle of Wight Foundation this year.

Friday, 10th May, 2019 7:04am

By Gavin Foster

Beach, Bugs and Bones celebrates wildlife on Britain’s Best Beach!

The Big Fossil Hunt! (1)

If you missed the recent Beach, Bugs and Bones event in Discovery Bay, don't worry there are more opportunities coming up.

Thursday, 2nd May, 2019 3:56pm

By Claire Hector

New micro brewery plans for Sandown get government cash boost

man walking through a microbrewery with barrels

A good chunk of government funding is now making its way to the Isle of Wight to kick-start a new micro brewery.

Saturday, 23rd March, 2019 12:01am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Over 200 take part in Isle of Wight’s Sandman Snowman event

The Common Space making the most of winter beaches with Sandman Snowman on the Science Beach in Sandown Bay Pics by The Common Space (10)

The purpose of the sand snowman event is to encourage people to head to the Bay in winter and remind them that it’s an extraordinary place worth exploring.

Friday, 1st February, 2019 4:41pm

By Claire Hector

New equipment to reveal the Isle of Wight’s extraordinary natural world

Island Roads Foundation present cheque to The Common Space and team in Sandown Bay photo

The Micro-Eye is coming all the way from New Zealand and is a very tough bit of kit, designed to be safe and easy for any age and so will be accessible to all of our thousands of visitors.

Friday, 1st February, 2019 12:50pm

By Claire Hector with one comment

Build a snowman on the beach this weekend

sand snowman

Come snow or shine, join the folks from The Common Space on the Science Beach in Sandown on Saturday for this free event to build your very own sandman or woman! Carrots, coal and hot chocolate on tap.

Wednesday, 23rd January, 2019 8:49am

By Claire Hector

Welcome funding boost for Isle of Wight coastal projects

Macro shot of paper money

Congratulations to the Isle of Wight projects that have been successful in gaining funding from the Government's Coastal Revival Fund.

Wednesday, 23rd January, 2019 5:01am

By Sally Perry

Christmas comes early for 12 good causes thanks to Isle of Wight Foundation

Samantha O’Rourke (Island Roads), Adrian Harris and Michael Craig (co-founders of Wight Community Access), Philip Horton (Chair of the Isle of Wight Foundation)

Twelve deserving projects have been selected from dozens of applications for their focus on reducing social isolation on the Island and assisting people into education, training or employment.

Friday, 21st December, 2018 8:19am

By Gavin Foster

Exploring 100 million years of Sandown Bay wildlife, from ammonites to cuttlefish

discovery bay - ian boyd with children and parents

The Bay science team from Arc, Artecology, The Common Space, Dinosaur Isle and The National Poo Museum will all be at the free event on Sunday 14th October.

Wednesday, 3rd October, 2018 9:32am

By Claire Hector

Heritage Open Days celebrated in Sandown from Browns to the Battery

Learning about Palmerston Forts with AONB Culver Cliff beyond

A fantastic weekend was had by all, with volunteers and organisations all chipping in to celebrate Sandown's heritage.

Wednesday, 26th September, 2018 9:00am

By Claire Hector