Ventnor Day an opportunity to celebrate strength of the town’s community spirit

Ventnor Day Poster showing tghe bandstand and colourful trees and bushes

Ventnor Day brings music, performance, stalls and food in the picturesque setting of Ventnor Park

Wednesday, 28th April, 2021 9:43am

By Tony McCarthy

Ventnor Community Foodbank now open on Saturdays and offering deliveries

Two woman handing in food for Foodbank

Ventnor Foodbank has received yet another anonymous donation of £1,000. For those in need, no voucher is required, you can just turn up. Details within

Tuesday, 10th November, 2020 3:47pm

By Tony McCarthy with one comment

Safe Places Isle of Wight offer sanctuary for those feeling vulnerable in the community

woman in street using mobile phone

Find out more about how Safe Places can help you or someone you know, as well as how businesses or organisations can get involved

Monday, 19th October, 2020 12:24pm

By Tony McCarthy with one comment

Another £1,000 donation made to Ventnor Community Foodbank by local resident

thank you letter to ventnor foodbank

The £1,000 donation is a great help to the Community Foodbank, but they are also in need of donations of tea, tinned spaghetti, tinned potatoes, sponge puddings and tinned fruit

Friday, 4th September, 2020 4:18pm

By Tony McCarthy with one comment

Ventnor Community Foodbank receives generous donations

ventnor community foodbank

Cash donations have included £100, £200, and more recently a generous local resident donated £1,000. Details within

Monday, 17th August, 2020 12:26pm

By Tony McCarthy with 2 readers' comments

Ventnor Town Council donate £1,000 to Ventnor Community Foodbank

foodbank pasta, tins etc

Suzie Metcalfe, Chair of Ventnor Community Foodbank said they have been heartened by the support from the community in Ventnor and from the Town Council

Tuesday, 21st July, 2020 9:42am

By Tony McCarthy

Changes afoot for Ventnor Foodbank

foodbank pasta, tins etc

From next month Ventnor's Foodbank will operate independently of the Isle of Wight Foodbank and the Trussell Trust. Details of how to donate within

Friday, 19th June, 2020 10:09am

By Tony McCarthy with 2 readers' comments

Safe Places scheme to be set up in Ventnor

safe place logo

A 'Safe Place' is somewhere a person with a learning disability or autism, who is feeling scared or lost, can call into show their Safe Place card and get help

Thursday, 27th February, 2020 10:46am

By Tony McCarthy

‘On Your Doorstep’ event showcases community groups

two cups of tea being offered

Next week residents are invited to an 'On Your Doorstep' event where local and Island-wide voluntary sector and community groups will showcase what they do

Tuesday, 29th October, 2019 8:13am

By Tony McCarthy

Picnic could turn to protest if swings are not returned as promised

Kids in the North Street Playground

The Isle of Wight council promised to return the swings to the playground by the summer holidays. Join others at this Saturday's community picnic, to hopefully celebrate, rather than protest.

Tuesday, 16th July, 2019 8:33am

By Tony McCarthy with one comment

New drop-in advice session for Upper Ventnor

men talking

The joint initiative from Southern Housing Group, POA Learning and Ventnor Town Council is designed to improve access to advice and guidance for residents.

Friday, 5th April, 2019 9:45am

By Tony McCarthy

Ventnor Day promises great views of Round the Island Race

salisbury gardens green - ventnor community development

Salisbury Gardens in Ventnor has got to be one of the best spots on the Isle of Wight to watch the Round the Island Race and this year it'll have the advantage of hosting Ventnor Day once again as well!

Thursday, 7th June, 2018 5:13pm

By Tony McCarthy