Busy Briddlesford: The Farmer’s Clock and Open Farm Sunday


Briddlesford Lodge Farm, Wootton was the venue for two events over the past weekend.

Tuesday, 9th June, 2015 2:46pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Cows on the loose between Blackgang and Niton

Cow in a field

Take care if you're planning to drive between Niton and Blackgang this morning, as a herd of cows are reported to be on the loose.

Friday, 5th June, 2015 9:56am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Rural broadband project hits 12,000 premises milestone

Shirley Smart and Peter Cowen - BT Rural Broadband Exchange

New fibre broadband cabinets are continuing to be installed in locations across the Island.

Wednesday, 27th May, 2015 4:37pm

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Police attempt to get cows to moove in Shanklin

Gary Smedmore - Cows on the loose

It sounds like something from a comedy film. A herd of cows are on the loose in Shanklin old village with three police officers trying to get them home.

Wednesday, 13th May, 2015 9:33am

By Sally Perry

Laurence Dubé-Rushby’s mixed media exhibition explores our relationship with farming

Hop Kilns

Laurence Dubé-Rushby looks at the way the farming industry surrounds us, from shaping our landscapes to filling our fridges; she examines the relationship we bear with our food and with the animal world.

Thursday, 5th March, 2015 9:28am

By Georgia Newman

Government to have greater say on production of GM crops

Green strawberry

National governments in the EU are to be given greater flexibility over the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops following a vote in the European Parliament today, which was passed with 480 in favour and 159 against.

Tuesday, 13th January, 2015 4:58pm

By Catherine Bearder with 4 readers' comments

Ferries, renewable energy policy and coastal access priorities for CLA in 2015

Ferries, renewable energy policy and coastal access priorities for CLA in 2015

Transport connections, review of coastal access and the Government’s renewable energy policy could have major impacts on the Isle of Wight’s rural businesses in 2015, says the CLA Director Isle of Wight Belinda Walters.

Wednesday, 17th December, 2014 3:01pm

By Isobel Shayle with 3 readers' comments

Island poultry exhibitors hold their own at the National Show

Carol & Ellas Reserve Champion Waterfowl, Black East Indian Duck

Congratulations to all the Isle of Wight poultry owners who did so well in the Poultry Club of Great Britain’s National Show.

Monday, 24th November, 2014 10:05am

By Jan Dwight with one comment

Fantastically cute llama just born on the Island unexpectedly

How the llama became pregnant is a mystery to its owners, as the male in the group was castrated some time ago.

Monday, 13th October, 2014 12:34pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight food producers to be showcased at Westminster

Tray of tomatoes:

The second Isle of Wight Day at Westminster will give a selection of Island businesses a chance to market and promote themselves to a wide audience of travel and food media, key food buyers, business investors and MPs.

Friday, 29th August, 2014 12:33pm

By Sue Emmerson with 3 readers' comments

Coastal access decision an ‘absurd waste of taxpayers’ money’ say CLA

Cows on land :

Further to the news last week that DEFRA have agreed to include the Isle of Wight in the countrywide Coastal Access Scheme, an association for land owners responds to the news.

Monday, 14th July, 2014 11:49am

By Isobel Shayle with 13 readers' comments

Another successful Open Farm Sunday at Briddlesford Lodge Farm

Guernsey cows at Briddlesford Lodge Farm

Suzanne popped along to Briddlesford Lodge Farm at the weekend for the Open Farm Sunday event.

Tuesday, 10th June, 2014 1:11pm

By Suzanne Whitewood