HTP’s Traineeship Programme offers great opportunities both for young Islanders and Isle of Wight businesses

Trainees Luke and Jez

The chance for young Islanders to train for new career whilst gaining real world experience is on offer with HTP's Traineeship scheme. With salaries and training paid for, plus a £1,000 bonus for employers

Thursday, 4th March, 2021 6:53pm

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Calling Isle of Wight Artists: Applications now open for new High Street Project

Colourful paint brushes

The 'Look Up Ryde' submission deadline is Friday 19th February so you need to act fast to be with a chance of winning this Isle of Wight art commission

Tuesday, 9th February, 2021 7:29am

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Forest Fables at Mottistone Manor on the Isle of Wight this Christmas: One bubble at a time

Forest fables

You will chance upon captivating, clever, and curious creatures ready to impart their tales in this promenade performance. Performed one bubble of six at a time. Details within

Monday, 7th December, 2020 5:55pm

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Fiveways ensure children grow to become independent, happy and confident learners: Find out more at their Virtual Information Evening

Children at Fiveways School

If you’re considering Reception options for your child, take the opportunity to find out more about what Fiveways (Ryde School) can offer. At the virtual Information Evening you can hear from the Acting Head and her team. Registration details within

Wednesday, 2nd December, 2020 7:25pm

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This is the easy way to support Isle of Wight independent shops

A to Z to Me Map

Don’t give your money to Amazon. This Isle of Wight-grown solution is just a click away, helping you support Island businesses and get deliveries to your door. Share it with your friends, so the whole Island benefits

Wednesday, 25th November, 2020 6:58pm

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Considering sixth form options? Log on to Ryde School’s Virtual Information Evening to find out more

ryde school sxith form montage

The breadth of university courses chosen by Sixth Form pupils is testament to the way Ryde School helps pupils achieve their individual ambitions. Find out more at the Virtual Information Evening

Thursday, 12th November, 2020 6:29pm

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Isle of Wight Volunteering: It can bring so much to your life: Find out more at online Volunteer Fair

do something great - advert for volunteer fair

There’s so much to be gained from volunteering a little of your time. The Volunteer Centre can help you learn about the benefits and range of roles from over 25 IW organisations at this year's online Volunteering Fair

Friday, 16th October, 2020 6:53pm

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Diabetes Group Isle of Wight Zoom event: Sign up today

A person doing a Diabetes Check on their finger

This Zoom event will update you on how the Diabetes Centre has adapted during Covid-19 to ensure it has been able to continue support and high quality care for people living with diabetes on the Isle of Wight

Monday, 12th October, 2020 6:00pm

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Newport’s independent shops offer imaginative and varied Fiver Fest deals

A number of new style one pound coins on table

Just by diverting £5 of our weekly spend to local independents we give them a fighting chance to thrive. It’s a conversation worth having, says Chris from Totally Locally

Friday, 2nd October, 2020 12:16pm

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Head to Ryde for the Totally Local Fiver Fest to help protect and save the High Street for the future

British bank notes and coins

The Totally Local Fiver Fest campaign’s message is to spend little and often at independent businesses to make a real difference to your high street

Thursday, 1st October, 2020 3:34pm

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Find out more about what Ryde School has to offer at their Virtual Open Morning

Sixth Form pupils on laptop in library

If you’re considering education options for your child, take the opportunity to find out more about what Ryde School can offer. Hear from the Head Master and Heads of School, as well as teachers and pupils during the Virtual Open Morning. Registration details within

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 6:55pm

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Spirit of the Place: From this weekend pop on your headphones, submerge yourself in this snackable audio play as you walk down Union Street, Ryde

Spirit of the Place - Scene 1 Vicky and Will in S. Fowler & Co by Rachel Shore

Listen at home, or while you’re in Ryde, as the short play unfolds along the length of Union Street. It’s full of great visuals, theatre, memories from Ryde residents and a soundtrack by Plastic Mermaids

Friday, 28th August, 2020 4:33pm

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