This year’s Virtual Walk the Wight Your Way raised over £200,000 for Mountbatten

Montage of Walk the Wight your Way participants

Well done to everyone who took part in this year's alternative Walk the Wight, you helped raised over £200,000 for Mountbatten

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 3:09pm

By Matt White

500-mile tour for Isle of Wight cyclists raising money for Mountbatten

Ed Scotcher, Joe Benton and Joe White, pictured at the top of Applecross Pass

The Isle of Wight trio clocked up around 100 miles a day on their bikes to complete the challenge, raising more than £3,300 for Mountbatten

Monday, 7th September, 2020 2:14pm

By Matt White

Buying tickets for ‘Wight Proms at Home’ supports performers heavily impacted by Covid-19

Company B-UK at Wight Proms

The Island’s support for Wight Proms at Home is vital. Buying tickets will help secure the future of Wight Proms and support artistes who have lost most of their performing work this year due to the impact of Coronavirus

Wednesday, 19th August, 2020 9:53am

By Matt White

Chairman of Barclays announced as new Mountbatten Chair of Trustees

Nigel Hartley and Sir Ian Cheshire

Sir Ian says he's been sharing his time between London and the Isle of Wight for the last 20 years and believes that Mountbatten is not just a local, but national asset

Friday, 7th August, 2020 10:36am

By Matt White with 6 readers' comments

Will you ‘Go the Distance’ for Isle of Wight’s Mountbatten this summer?

Go the Distance cycling poster

Pedal for a medal throughout August to help raise much-needed money for Mountbatten. Details within

Friday, 31st July, 2020 4:05pm

By Matt White

Walk the Wight Your Way a huge success, but another £100k needed to match usual amount raised

People taking part in walk the wight your way

Despite its success, the charity still stands to lose out on around £100,000, with the walk usually raising around £250,000

Friday, 15th May, 2020 1:57pm

By Matt White

Future Mountbatten services at risk as charity face £1m loss of income due to Coronavirus

Mountbatten nurses with ppe

Mountbatten's CEO says they need our support more than ever and ask Islanders to donate what we can to help them get through the current crisis and to ensure they are here for our Island community into the future

Tuesday, 7th April, 2020 8:19am

By Matt White

Online shop coming soon as Mountbatten temporarily closes high street shops

Ryde Mountbatten Shop

The loss of income from closing their shops will hit Mountbatten hard, at a time when they already know general fundraising streams will be significantly affected

Monday, 23rd March, 2020 12:35pm

By Matt White

Mountbatten launch new 24-hour helpline to keep people connected

man on phone

Mountbatten launching 24 hour phone line for "anyone who simply needs a friendly voice and some company" thanks to an Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group grant

Friday, 20th March, 2020 4:50pm

By Matt White

Bembridge Annual Gift Fair raises over £20,000 for Mountbatten

Gift Fair committee presenting cheque to Nigel Hartley

A whopping £20,000 was raised at the Gift Fair, the equivalent of one day’s care with Mountbatten

Monday, 3rd February, 2020 10:29am

By Matt White with one comment

Glittering gala in memory of Gloria Minghella supports two Isle of Wight charities

Gloria Minghella by Julian Winslow

The evening of fine dining will include cabaret performances from Steinway artist James Longford, the internationally-acclaimed Miss Hope Springs and jazz singer Edana Minghella

Thursday, 23rd January, 2020 5:21pm

By Matt White

Rock and roll event in memory of loved ones raises cash for Mountbatten

David Khan and Sylvia Bridger present the cheque

Friends who met when their partners were in the hospice have staged a memorial music event in aid of Mountbatten.

Friday, 17th January, 2020 10:19am

By Matt White