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

Under the Pier: Marine wildlife event celebrates fifth year under Ryde Pier

Under The Pier - always wet but wonderful

Under the Pier 2018 takes place this year on Sunday 9th September. Bring a net and a bucket and definitely wear waterproofs and wellies!

Friday, 24th August, 2018 11:20am

By Claire Hector

Vote for The Common Space’s Lost Duver project at your local Tesco’s

Vote for The Common Space’s Lost Duver project at your local Tesco store and help revitalise coastal landscape and public greenspace in the Bay area.

Thursday, 3rd November, 2016 11:58am

By Claire Hector

PLUTO Pavilion project on Meridian TV

Tune into Meridian ITV from 6pm tonight to hear Dave Badman talking about the PLUTO Pavilion project.

Wednesday, 2nd November, 2016 3:53pm

By Claire Hector with 9 readers' comments

Learn the fascinating history of the ‘Pipeline under the Ocean’ at free talk

Browns Ice Cream Sandown

This free illustrated evening lecture by local historian and author Tim Wander, will take you back to the dark days of 1944 when the Isle of Wight was essentially a closed military camp with strict travel restrictions and the very present fear of invasion.

Wednesday, 11th May, 2016 8:23am

By Claire Hector with 2 readers' comments

A fine turn out and tunes for this year’s Dawn Chorus Magic Walk

Walkers with Ian Boyd - Listening for blackcaps on the Dawn Chorus Walk 2016

If you missed this year's Dawn Chorus walk, after reading this, you'll be making sure you don't miss the next one.

Monday, 9th May, 2016 9:33pm

By Claire Hector

Sandown Bay heritage projects benefit from funding boost

Historic image of Battery Gardens

Great news for those working to preserve and revive two areas of historical interest in Sandown Bay that are sites of national heritage significance.

Saturday, 12th December, 2015 10:51am

By Claire Hector with 9 readers' comments

Campfire sessions are your chance to get involved in ‘Shaping the Bay’

Campfire sessions

Share your ideas about how to improve the Bay by joining in at the The Campfire Sessions & Firepit Forums. Check the dates and pop them in your diary.

Wednesday, 18th November, 2015 8:09am

By Claire Hector with 2 readers' comments

What If… postcards help with Shaping The Bay

Pretty as a picture... Sandown Bay towards Dunnose Point pic by Ian Boyd

Looking for new views on the Bay. From Culver right round the curve and up to Luccombe, the Bay Coastal Community Team (CCT) would like to have your new views!

Monday, 26th October, 2015 4:07pm

By Claire Hector with 5 readers' comments

Small Isle of Wight biodiversity project wins Big Biodiversity Challenge Award

ARC Consulting at Big Challenge awards, Kew_ picture

An Island project to sustain urban biodiversity in a small corner of Newport has won a national award! Well done to all involved.

Thursday, 22nd October, 2015 8:21am

By Claire Hector with one comment

Rockpooling success at Under the Pier 2015

Exploring Under the Pier with Arc & Spectrum

This Bank Holiday Saturday saw the return of Spectrum and Arc Consulting’s Under the Pier rockpooling event under Wightlink’s iconic Ryde Pier.

Tuesday, 1st September, 2015 4:03pm

By Claire Hector

Under the Pier events: Help decorate the pier then return for sandpooling

Wish you were here... Under Ryde Pier ready and waiting for us!

Head to the library on Wednesday to help make enormous sea-creature bunting to decorate the pier with and then return on 29th August for the sandpooling event.

Monday, 17th August, 2015 5:50pm

By Claire Hector with 2 readers' comments