Now even easier to do your bit to help keep town and beach litter free

Residents taking part in the #2 Minute Beach Clean launch

A new initiative to help keep Ryde's town and beach clean of litter has been launched, making it easier for everyone to do their bit

Monday, 28th October, 2019 8:49am

By Abigail Fox with one comment

Goodleaf Tree Climbing chosen for ‘Small Biz 100’ national campaign

Goodleaf tree climbing - boy and Paul

Many congratulations to the Isle of Wight's Goodleaf Tree Climbing who have been selected as one of this year’s ‘Small Biz 100’ and will be in the national spotlight in October.

Friday, 30th August, 2019 4:40pm

By Abigail Fox with one comment

Island Tourism Businesses dominate at the Beautiful South Awards 2016

monkey haven

The Isle of Wight scooped four Gold Awards, one Bronze and a High Commended in the Sustainable Tourism Award category. Well done to all involved.

Friday, 25th November, 2016 2:52pm

By Abigail Fox with 2 readers' comments

Wight BID: Unexpected collaboration under discussion


Visit Isle of Wight has confirmed they've held discussions with an unexpected partner and that if the Wight BID is approved they will collaborate.

Thursday, 30th June, 2016 11:31am

By Abigail Fox with 3 readers' comments

Wight in Bloom 2016: Last chance to enter


Islanders still have a chance to enter the 2016 Wight in Bloom competition which will be judged in June/July. You have until Monday to enter.

Friday, 10th June, 2016 1:01pm

By Abigail Fox

Islander Aaron Orman nominated for ‘Tourism Superstar’ award

aaron orman

Congratulations to Visit Isle of Wight Travel Ambassador, Aaron Orman, who has been short-listed in the Visit England Tourism Superstar awards 2016.

Monday, 4th January, 2016 1:13pm

By Abigail Fox with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight features well in The Beautiful South Awards 2015

Tom's Eco Lodge

Cream of the crop Island Tourism Businesses crowned at The Beautiful South Awards 2015

Friday, 4th December, 2015 10:00am

By Abigail Fox with one comment

Have you looked inside the Visit Isle of Wight Advent Calendar yet?

Advent calendar

The digital advent calendar from Visit Isle of Wight encourages visitors to buy local products and experiences they can enjoy in 2016.

Wednesday, 2nd December, 2015 7:05am

By Abigail Fox with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight tourism ‘on the edge’ is the grim warning from tourism chiefs

empty beach

Three years into a nine-year agreement, the council has formally written to Visit Isle of Wight to confirm it will cease funding because of its own budget pressures.

Thursday, 5th November, 2015 9:54pm

By Abigail Fox with 145 readers' comments

Extra boost for Isle of Wight gardeners of the future

Wight in Bloom schools runner up winners

Green fingered schools who took part in Wight in Bloom 2015 have been encouraged to keep gardening with the presentation of a propagator and bulbs as a thank you for entering the competition.

Monday, 2nd November, 2015 11:14am

By Abigail Fox

Tourism season extended on the Isle of Wight with Isle of Fright App

Isle of Fright APP

As mentioned at the beginning of the week, Visit Isle of Wight have launched a new App, Isle of Fright!

Thursday, 15th October, 2015 3:43pm

By Abigail Fox with one comment

Signs of improvement at Appley Park

Appley Park interpretation boards

Designed and made locally, the new information signs at Appley Park were funded by Ryde Town Council, and local businesses in and around the park.

Monday, 12th October, 2015 12:14pm

By Abigail Fox with 6 readers' comments