Letter: The leap from ‘standard speed broadband’ to ‘Fast Fibre’ is anything but ‘fast’

broadband blue LAN cables

This West Wight resident warns neighbours to take note of the long delay they would face in taking the leap from 'standard speed broadband' to 'Fast Fibre'

Monday, 16th December, 2019 8:32am

By Chris Jarman with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Freemasons support local Prostate Cancer Support Group

Needles Mark Lodge presentation to IOW PCSG

The money donated will go towards helping enhance the success rates of early detection and treatment of prostate cancer

Friday, 29th November, 2019 9:35am

By Chris Jarman

Annual spring fayre raises over £3,500

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Well done to all involved in the Wessex Cancer Trust Spring Fayre held at Freshwater Court. A whopping £3,500 has been raised for the Daisy Bus that helps transport Isle of Wight Cancer patients to their hospital appointments.

Thursday, 8th June, 2017 9:55am

By Chris Jarman

Freemasons present over £35,000 of donations to local charities

masons with 35k cheques

Well done to all involved in collecting and passing on the donations, which go to very worthy causes across the region.

Friday, 2nd June, 2017 5:03pm

By Chris Jarman

Isle of Wight Freemasons donate £10,000 to Manchester bombing victims

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Hampshire and Isle of Wight Freemasons agreed to donate £10,000 to the victims of the Manchester bombing.

Friday, 26th May, 2017 7:00am

By Chris Jarman with 3 readers' comments

Tennyson returns to Freshwater

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Baron Tennyson, a direct descendant of Victorian poet Alfred Lord Tennyson, made a visit from New Zealand to Freshwater recently to rededicate two foundation stones laid at Freshwater Memorial Hall and at St Agnes Church.

Wednesday, 7th September, 2016 4:03pm

By Chris Jarman with one comment

Donations in memory of charity champion Hiliary Jarman reach £3,000

WCT Presentation

Hiliary Jarman was a true charity champion, not only in her work to raise funds and awareness for several vital charities, but by also taking part in pioneering research with the Huntington's Disease Association.

Tuesday, 29th March, 2016 5:06pm

By Chris Jarman

Hundreds turn out to celebrate the life of Hiliary Jarman

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Over 250 people turned out on Saturday to take part in the celebration of Hiliary Jarman's life, after she sadly passed away last month following a short illness.

Wednesday, 17th February, 2016 10:54am

By Chris Jarman

Boost for Wessex Cancer Trust from Freemasons

Wally Fever - Wessex Trust cheque presentation

The £200 cheque will help towards the Daisy Bus services, a free transport service to Isle of Wight residents travelling to chemotherapy sessions on the mainland.

Monday, 22nd December, 2014 12:10pm

By Chris Jarman

Isle of Wight Rotary Poetry Competition: Winners Announced

Isle of Wight Rotary Poetry Competition: Winners Announced

Well done to all the children that took part in the sle of Wight Rotary Poetry Competition for Schools.

Tuesday, 28th June, 2011 12:24pm

By Chris Jarman

Farringford Tennyson Literary & Arts Society Meeting

Farringford Tennyson Literary & Arts Society Meeting

G F Watt is the subject of the May talk of the Farringford Tennyson Literary & Arts Society.

Wednesday, 13th May, 2009 10:16am

By Chris Jarman with one comment

Rare Trees Rescued In West Wight

Rare Trees Rescued In West Wight

Many thanks to Chris Jarman for sending through details of how some rare trees and shrubs have been rescued and re-housed at Freshwater Court. Ed Sandalwood is a large home on Afton Road, Freshwater. It

Wednesday, 24th December, 2008 9:45am

By Chris Jarman with one comment