Share you stories of Brown’s Family Golf for Down to the Coast heritage project

Browns Henry Cotton, Mr Kennedy and Joe Kirkwood 1933

Down to the Coast are looking to conserve this important piece of the Island’s seaside heritage and are keen to hear your stories or see your photos of Brown's Family Golf.

Thursday, 1st August, 2019 12:34pm

By Peter Fellows with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight apprentices seeing early successes

Apprentices with their tools

These Isle of Wight Woodland Apprentices are quickly developing the skills and gaining the practical on-the-job experience that will provide a valuable step-up to securing full-time permanent employment.

Wednesday, 6th February, 2019 9:22am

By Peter Fellows with one comment

£25,000 boost for East Wight heritage projects

Fishmonger. Credit - Daphne Carter

Money has been shared with projects aimed to improve access to local nature reserves, conserve our most important historic buildings and enabling people of all ages and ability to take an active role in celebrating our cultural heritage.

Tuesday, 17th July, 2018 8:40am

By Peter Fellows

Cash boost for heritage and community projects in East Wight

Wildflowers at Arreton

The awards include funding for local conservation volunteers to improve the condition of our nationally important river, woodland, chalk grassland habitats, as well as support for local heritage societies to unlock the stories of a bygone town.

Thursday, 30th November, 2017 6:57am

By Peter Fellows

Pulham’s cupid undergoes timely restoration

The cupid during restoration - 640

The beautifully ornate fountain in Ryde's Esplanade Gardens was originally designed by renowned Victorian landscape gardeners James Pulham and Son. It's undergone a restoration thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Wednesday, 31st May, 2017 4:20pm

By Peter Fellows

Young people overcoming adversity recognised with Awards

down to the coast

Volunteers French Barlow and William Phillips have each won individual awards for Outstanding Achievements while the Green Army have won a group award in recognition of the whole team!

Friday, 31st March, 2017 3:49pm

By Peter Fellows

End of the quagmire as volunteers work together on Bembridge footpaths

Hurrah for the volunteers from the IW Ramblers, Bembridge Green Town, Bembridge Parish Lengthsmen and a skilled team of contractors who have relaid and widened the path through the former quagmire.

Friday, 11th November, 2016 10:50am

By Peter Fellows

Great news: Half a million pounds on its way to the Isle of Wight

Brook Down

The Isle of Wight has had a lot of bad news recently with Government funding cutbacks. This is great news, that's going to enhance the Island.

Tuesday, 22nd March, 2016 3:01pm

By Peter Fellows with 9 readers' comments

Down to the Coast celebrates £1.5m Heritage Lottery Fund grant

Bembridge Windmill

Under the management of the East Wight Landscape Partnership, Down to the Coast will reconnect fragmented habitats in our woodlands and river systems as well as provide the support to enable more people to take an active role in managing our landscape.

Tuesday, 13th October, 2015 4:12pm

By Peter Fellows with 3 readers' comments

Report From Isle of Wight Orchard Group First Meeting

Report From Isle of Wight Orchard Group First Meeting

Thanks to Pete Fellows for this report from the first meeting of the Isle of Wight Orchard Group.

Tuesday, 24th May, 2011 11:47am

By Peter Fellows

Friends Fight For Future Of Historic Cowes Park

Friends Fight For Future Of Historic Cowes Park

Friends of the park fight for its future

Wednesday, 15th September, 2010 9:44am

By Peter Fellows with 10 readers' comments