Isle of Wight business – It’s not just tourism

The Isle of Wight is host to a wide variety of businesses and we love to celebrate their success. As well as farming and agriculture, tourism and manufacturing, the Isle of Wight is fast becoming home to new technologies and online businesses.

Goodman’s Deli, Ventnor Opens

Goodman’s Deli, Ventnor Opens

Great to see so many people going into Goodman’s — the new Deli in Ventnor — on their opening day, today. Perched on one of the tables, we saw a constant stream of people coming

Friday, 25th July, 2008 5:35pm

By Simon Perry with 28 readers' comments

Andrew Turner Slams Tesco For Petrol Promotion

Andrew Turner Slams Tesco For Petrol Promotion

Island MP, Andrew Turner is not a happy man. Well, not happy with one particular business on the Island. Everyone is well aware of the increased petrol/diesel prices at the moment and may have heard

Thursday, 24th July, 2008 4:41pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

2009 Jazz Festival Gets Go Ahead For Winter Gardens Use

2009 Jazz Festival Gets Go Ahead For Winter Gardens Use

At the last meeting of Ventnor Town Council, just after the public were excluded from the Winter Gardens Management Committee, the next agenda item to be discussed was the 2009 Jazz Festival – if

Thursday, 24th July, 2008 1:05pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Cheapest non- supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38 3AL Brand : Unbranded Price : 135p Updated :

Tuesday, 22nd July, 2008 10:49am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Massive hike in Diesel at Whitwell – Blimey! 22.5p a gallon increase in four days. Cheapest non- supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor,

Thursday, 17th July, 2008 2:01pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Cheapest non- supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Whitwell Garage Address : High Street, Whitwell, Ventnor, PO38 2PY Brand : Proteus Distance : 3.76 Price :

Tuesday, 15th July, 2008 1:56pm

By Rachael Brooks

The Park Centre: News Update

The Park Centre: News Update

Many thanks to Cora Wade from The Park Centre for sending through news of events and services you can get involved with. Ed New Park Centre Website We have now launched our new website which covers

Monday, 14th July, 2008 1:22pm

By Cora Wade with one comment

IWEP Touchdown Lounge: Graham Biss (podcast)

IWEP Touchdown Lounge: Graham Biss (podcast)

Last week we went along to the launch of the Isle of Wight Economic Partnership’s (IWEP) Touchdown Lounge. At the end of the event, we caught up with Chief Executive of IWEP, Graham Biss to

Friday, 11th July, 2008 12:13pm

By Sally Perry

IWEP Touchdown Lounge: Peter Cowen (podcast)

IWEP Touchdown Lounge: Peter Cowen (podcast)

Last week we popped down to the Innovation Centre in Newport to see the launch of the new Touchdown Lounge. One feature of the lounge is free WIFI which is being provided by BT for

Thursday, 10th July, 2008 1:06pm

By Sal and Simon

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Cheapest non- supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Whitwell Garage Address : High Street, Whitwell, Ventnor, PO38 2PY Brand : Proteus Distance : 3.76 Price :

Wednesday, 9th July, 2008 1:56pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Chamber of Commerce, Tourism and Industry Announce Marketing Campaign

Chamber of Commerce, Tourism and Industry Announce Marketing Campaign

Many thanks to Kevin for sending through a brief report from the Chamber of Commerce marketing launch this morning. Ed Innovative plans to boost Island tourism were announced today. The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce,

Tuesday, 8th July, 2008 4:22pm

By Kevin Wilson with 4 readers' comments

Ventnor Rotary Club Welcomes New President

Ventnor Rotary Club Welcomes New President

A new president took the chair at the Ventnor rotary Club on Monday 30th June.

Tuesday, 8th July, 2008 12:44pm

By George Harlow