Befriending and support service for widows of Newport – thanks to 19th century legacy trust

Thanks to a legacy trust set up by Mary Pittis in 19th century, women in Newport who are experiencing bereavement are being offered practical support and befriending. Pass onto someone you know who might benefit

Tuesday, 19th January, 2021 6:03pm

By Elisha Leachman with one comment

Support local businesses this year with Wolverton’s Virtual Christmas Fair

Wolverton Xmas Fair Poster with christmas trees and some text about the fair

The Virtual Christmas Fair showcases some of veteran exhibitors, along with some new, and offers a sneak peek at what’s to come at next year’s show

Tuesday, 1st December, 2020 8:25am

By Elisha Leachman

Isle of Wight community champion awarded BEM in the Queen’s Honours

Jo Dare CEO AgeUKIW

Age UK Isle of Wight is delighted that Jo's outstanding contribution to the community has been recognised.

Saturday, 10th October, 2020 11:08am

By Elisha Leachman

Businesses invited to join Wolverton Online to support Age UK Isle of Wight

wolverton manor garden fair

All funds raised from online exhibitor listings will be going to the charity Age UK Isle of Wight, who sadly with the show’s postponement, have lost vital funding this year

Friday, 21st August, 2020 9:22am

By Elisha Leachman

Is someone you know finding the ‘new normal’ challenging to navigate?

Out and About cards - Anxiety awareness

New posters for shops and cards for those who are finding the new situations of the Covid-19 crisis challenging are being trialled on the Isle of Wight. Details within

Friday, 24th July, 2020 10:01am

By Elisha Leachman with one comment

Growing support for ‘Project Geranium’ spreads further happiness to older Island residents

People holding their geraniums

The geranium was chosen as it symbolises good health and friendship; very apt in our current circumstances.

Tuesday, 2nd June, 2020 12:40pm

By Elisha Leachman

Age UK Isle of Wight launch Christmas appeal to help those suffering with loneliness

Older man sitting in a room on his own

100% off all funds raised stay on the Island to help Age UK IW provide more companionship and support to our older Islanders in need

Wednesday, 11th December, 2019 5:44pm

By Elisha Leachman

Age UK Isle of Wight Christmas Film Festival: Book now

Theatre Curtains:

100 per cent of the funds raised stay on the Isle of Wight and go to Age UK's ‘No-one should have no-one at Christmas’ appeal

Monday, 18th November, 2019 11:07am

By Elisha Leachman

Sign up today for the Age UK Isle of Wight Powder Run

Shelley on the powder run

Age UK Isle of Wight are calling for fundraisers of all ages and all abilities to take on their fun-filled 2K colour course.

Tuesday, 13th August, 2019 2:13pm

By Elisha Leachman with one comment

Calling all adrenaline junkies: Skydive for Age UK Isle of Wight?

Two people sky diving

100% off all funds raised stay on the Isle of Wight to help Age UK IW provide more companionship and support to our older Islanders in need.

Tuesday, 9th April, 2019 9:00am

By Elisha Leachman

Island charity, and you, can benefit from reduced cost Will Writing Scheme

Will writing

In return for a donation of £75 (Single Will) or £150 (Joint Will) to Age UK Isle of Wight one of the participating legal firms will write you a basic will.

Thursday, 24th January, 2019 1:40pm

By Elisha Leachman

Your chance to take part in a sponsored tandem skydive

Joan Livingston

Do something amazing and jump out of a plane from over 12,000ft in aid of Age UK Isle of Wight! This adrenaline-filled challenge to take on a tandem skydive goes from Sandown Airport in July.

Wednesday, 11th April, 2018 10:49am

By Elisha Leachman with 2 readers' comments