Shopping: Isle of Wight

The shopping on the Isle of Wight is refreshingly independent.

While many areas around the UK look very similar with chains in every town, the Isle of Wight shopping is staunchly independent.

Newport 99p Store gets posh – Becomes Poundland

99p store to poundland

Well, look how fancy Newport's getting these days. The old 99p Store is being thrust upmarket ... to become a Poundland. It'll be Quinoa bar next!

Wednesday, 6th April, 2016 12:59pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Bayliss & Booth: Antiques, Interiors & Inspiration – discover a fantastic range of home and gardenware

Bayliss and Booth - items for sale:

With Bayliss and Booth on your doorstep, you won’t have to travel to the mainland to find a gift for someone special or something beautiful for your home.

Wednesday, 2nd July, 2014 5:36pm

By Feature Writer

Shock, horror! Poundland drops prices to 97p

Newport rocked as Poundland goes against their name and drops their prices to 97p.

Thursday, 28th November, 2013 4:20pm

By Simon Perry with 6 readers' comments

Trading Standards offers Christmas shopping advice

Santas

Mostly common sense advice, but it's always worth reminding ourselves to mindful when shopping

Tuesday, 11th December, 2012 11:49am

By IW Council Press Office

Bailey’s Shanklin shuts doors after 141 years

The well-known Shanklin shop originally opened in 1871.

Wednesday, 3rd October, 2012 10:55am

By Simon Perry

Tesco, Ventnor: Update on development

Work appeared to have stopped at Ventnor Tesco several months ago, we find out why.

Thursday, 6th September, 2012 1:08pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Garlic Festival: 18th-19th August 2012

Isle of Wight Garlic Festival: 18th-19th August 2012

Make a date for this year's Isle of Wight Garlic Festival, a great day out for all the family on 18th-19th August 2012.

Wednesday, 1st August, 2012 5:40pm

By Garlic Festival

TK Maxx ‘Give Up Clothes for Good’ Campaign Returns Next Month

TK Maxx ‘Give Up Clothes for Good’ Campaign Returns Next Month

Clear out your wardrobes in April and take your unwanted clothes and homeware to TK Maxx for their 'Give Up Clothes For Good' campaign. Each bag could raise £30 for Cancer Research UK. Enter prize draw when you drop off between 1-30 April and you could win £1,000

Monday, 12th March, 2012 4:15pm

By Rachael Brooks with one comment

Advice For Shoppers From Trading Standards

Advice For Shoppers From Trading Standards

Useful advice from Trading Standards in the run up to Christmas

Tuesday, 13th December, 2011 11:08am

By IW Council Press Office

Sainsbury’s Answer Further Questions Over Falling Metal

Sainsbury’s Answer Further Questions Over Falling Metal

Sainsbury's reply to our unanswered questions relating to the falling metal incident that took place last Saturday morning in the car park.

Friday, 2nd December, 2011 4:20pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Sainsbury’s: Falling Metal Punches Hole In Car Bonnet

Sainsbury’s: Falling Metal Punches Hole In Car Bonnet

One shopper had a nasty surprise when she returned to her car in Sainsbury's on Saturday morning.

Monday, 28th November, 2011 8:49am

By Sally Perry with 18 readers' comments

Exhibition Speaker Voices Concern Over Shop Closures

Exhibition Speaker Voices Concern Over Shop Closures

New exhibition by Cowes Heritage's help to 'Turn Back Time'. Shopkeepers express their concern at the future of small shops in Cowes.

Monday, 24th October, 2011 8:30am

By George Chastney with one comment