I am very happy to say that with much help from Simon, we have just launched a number of discussion forums on VentnorBlog. There will be a permanent link in the top navigation bar, and
Sally Perry is co-owner, reporter and editor at Isle of Wight News from OnTheWight.
The publication has built up a large and trusting audience, not only on the Island, but also around the world, helping IW ex-pats stay in touch with Island news.
Sally has been recognised nationally for her in-depth coverage of the three-week occupation of a factory by workers. As Journalism.co.uk commented at the time, “[they} gave the national and local media a run for its money with its comprehensive coverage of the industrial dispute".
She’s also been awarded for her dogged persistence in highlighting the plight of landlocked Ventnor Undercliff residents following a major landslide (over 200 articles in four+ years).
As well as covering local democracy and holding those in power to account for their decisions, OnTheWight is a champion of The Arts, regularly celebrating the creative talents of Islanders.
Having just heard the sad news of Ronnie Barker passing away, I did a quick google to see whether he ever visited Ventnor. I haven’t found the answer yet, so if anyone knows if
Tuesday, 4th October, 2005 4:09pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
We had a cracking meal on Saturday night at the Ventnor Community Projects Association in Albert Street. The Association, which is a ‘not for profit’ organisation was set up 26 local founding members and
Saturday, 1st October, 2005 11:00pm
By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments
Bound to make blast fast as I cast past. Make these words my very last so I can sound cool. An adder on the ladder off the bottom rung. Born to auto focus before
Thursday, 29th September, 2005 11:11pm
By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments