Isle of Wight Festival organisers make significant donation to community hub

Photo shows a picture of hope drawn by nine-year-old Jasmine, the daughter of Downside's café supervisor - one of many such images and messages she's created which are being displayed on the community centre's windows

Pan Together is an Isle of Wight charity that exists to support and provide a community hub for the residents of East Newport

Monday, 6th April, 2020 8:12am

By Rachel Thomson

First batch of Isle of Wight Distillery’s hand sanitiser delivered

Kirsty Gwilliam (Café Assistant); Rachel Thomson (Community Centre Manager); and Wendy Parsons (Café Supervisor) - and a five litre 'flagon' of the hand sanitiser at the centre which is labelled 'True Island Spirit'

The hand sanistiser is really going to help Pan Together with their meal delivery service, essential shopping provision and prescription-collection offer for local residents in need

Friday, 27th March, 2020 8:54am

By Rachel Thomson

Flood leads to cancellation of second Festival of Citizen Science date

Mother and child at British science week at Downside

If you know someone who was planning to go along please let them know

Wednesday, 11th March, 2020 2:54pm

By Rachel Thomson with one comment

Ignite your inner scientist at the new Festival of Citizen Science next month

scientists talking

All are welcome to the event which takes place over two days where there's a great opportunity to learn more about our diverse planet

Friday, 28th February, 2020 4:51pm

By Rachel Thomson

Newport East community hub welcomes new Centre Manager

Pan Together

The new community centre manager says she's really looking forward to the challenge of helping to secure its on-going and future success to further support more and different local residents of all ages and abilities.

Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 4:16pm

By Rachel Thomson

Former Prima Ballerina, Darcey Bussell, enchants pupils at St Catherine’s

darcey bussell st catherine's

Former prima ballerina, Darcey Bussell, sprinkled some star dust over the special school in Ventnor last week.

Monday, 13th February, 2017 10:12am

By Rachel Thomson

Isle of Wight Festival media donations raise over £1,000 for St Catherine’s

Young Volcanoes and Isle of WIght Music Festival

The latest cheque – raised via donations from the national media at the 2015 Festival – brings the total raised by the Isle of Wight Festival for St Catherine's School to £12,609.

Thursday, 31st March, 2016 12:45pm

By Rachel Thomson

St Catherine’s students celebrate exam success

St Catherines students:

Students at Ventnor-based speech and language school, St Catherine’s, are celebrating a range of exam successes.

Thursday, 11th September, 2014 10:24am

By Rachel Thomson

St Catherine’s celebrates Ofsted education and care report

St Catherines - pupils 2014

The school says Ofsted gave them an Outstanding rating for the welfare services it provides for residential students, while education was rated Good. Congratulations to all involved.

Friday, 5th September, 2014 12:18pm

By Rachel Thomson with one comment