Pier to Pier Swim has been cancelled for 2020

pier to pier swim - clasire speight

Organisers say they could not confidently hold the event and fulfill their social responsibilities

Wednesday, 3rd June, 2020 8:35am

By Bob Cooper

Call for kayakers: 2020 Pier2Pier charity sea swim in need of support kayakers

pier to pier swimmer and kayaker

Anyone who is a kayaker or canoeist that is available on Saturday 1st August 2020 and can assist is urged to sign up to help

Tuesday, 31st March, 2020 8:15am

By Bob Cooper

‘Younger’ singers sought to join Newchurch Male Voice Choir

Male Voice Choir

With many members in the 60 to 80-year-old age range, it's important for the choir to attract ‘younger’ men to join

Tuesday, 11th February, 2020 4:02pm

By Bob Cooper

Isle of Wight Marlins award their Most Improved Swimmer of 2019

roz sheward on the right

Congratulations to Fiona for picking up the most improved swimmer award

Friday, 3rd January, 2020 12:40pm

By Bob Cooper

Standing ovation for First Act’s performance at Summer Serenade concert

the First Act Theatre Group performing in a church

This performance was greeted by a standing ovation from the audience as it goes to show that the magic of music and performance is a boost to the confidence of people with learning difficulties.

Thursday, 8th August, 2019 8:40am

By Bob Cooper

67th Pier to Pier Swim Race another success

swimmers taking part in the pier to pier race

No rescues were needed as the 122 swimmers made their way from Sandown to Shanklin last weekend for the 67th Pier 2 Pier Swim Race.

Tuesday, 6th August, 2019 5:22pm

By Bob Cooper

£900 raised for church roof thanks to Newchurch Male Voice Choir

the choir on stage in front of an audience

Well done to all who took part and those who generously donated on the night.

Tuesday, 16th July, 2019 11:40am

By Bob Cooper

Call for kayakers and canoeists to be part of charity Pier to Pier swim

pier to pier swim - clasire speight

The event attracted over 100 swimmers last year and as well as the help of inshore rescue teams, the services of kayakers and canoeists are needed to support the swimmers.

Monday, 10th June, 2019 10:51am

By Bob Cooper

Binstead residents take a journey down Memory Lane

Binstead Reunion Group

A group of Binstead past and present got together to share memories of the 1950s and 60s.

Friday, 5th April, 2019 9:26am

By Bob Cooper

Isle of Wight Rotary Clubs come together for Afternoon Tea Party

apple cake and tea

All proceeds from the event will go to the Rotary ‘End Polio Now’ Campaign which will tripled by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Thursday, 14th February, 2019 4:58pm

By Bob Cooper

New Defibrillator in Seaview

Seaview mason defibrillator

A collaboration between the Spithead Masons and the British Heart Foundation has led to a new Defibrillator being installed in Seaview.

Wednesday, 30th January, 2019 4:15pm

By Bob Cooper

Roz awarded ‘Most Improved Swimmer of the Year’

iow marlins

Roz joined the club to help improve her freestyle and has now been awarded 'Most Improved Swimmer' for 2018.

Tuesday, 2nd October, 2018 11:03am

By Bob Cooper