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.

Vestas Not Interested in Grants From Government

Vestas Not Interested in Grants From Government

Government grants would not have saved Vestas on the Island.

Thursday, 16th July, 2009 2:41pm

By Rachael Brooks with 8 readers' comments

£750k Isle of Wight Tourism Marketing Contract Up For Grabs

£750k Isle of Wight Tourism Marketing Contract Up For Grabs

Marketing agencies will bid against each other for the £750,000 contract to promote the Isle of Wight.

Tuesday, 14th July, 2009 11:28am

By Sally Perry

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Slight changes on petrol and diesel prices in South Wight.

Monday, 13th July, 2009 4:15pm

By Rachael Brooks with 2 readers' comments

David Pugh Aims For The Top (Of The World)

David Pugh Aims For The Top (Of The World)

Leader of the Council David Pugh will be attempting to climb a rather large oak tree in Ryde today.

Friday, 10th July, 2009 12:43pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Friends of the Earth Call To Save Vestas

Friends of the Earth Call To Save Vestas

Friends of the Earth have started a petition calling on the Goverment to help save jobs at Vestas.

Wednesday, 8th July, 2009 1:53pm

By Rachael Brooks

First Island Post Office in a Pub

First Island Post Office in a Pub

Chris Wallis popped down to The Broadway Inn yesterday to see the opening of the first Island Post Office in a Pub.

Tuesday, 7th July, 2009 1:48pm

By Chris Wallis with one comment

Isle of Wight Sustainable Business Network: Why Wouldn’t You Sign Up?

Isle of Wight Sustainable Business Network: Why Wouldn’t You Sign Up?

Here's an offer that's hard to refuse - free sustainable guidance for Island businesses.

Thursday, 2nd July, 2009 2:47pm

By Simon Perry

Save Vestas Public Meeting This Friday

Save Vestas Public Meeting This Friday

More than 500 people will lose their jobs when Vestas closes it's factories next month. A mass public meeting has been organised for this Friday.

Monday, 29th June, 2009 10:36am

By Rachael Brooks with 6 readers' comments

Vintage Vacations Make The Nationals Again

Vintage Vacations Make The Nationals Again

Blimey these guys are creating such brilliant publicity for the Island.

Sunday, 28th June, 2009 12:25pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

New Town Blog ‘ILoveRyde’ Launched

New Town Blog ‘ILoveRyde’ Launched

A new town blog has been launched to help put Ryde on the map.

Thursday, 25th June, 2009 10:05am

By Simon Perry with 8 readers' comments

DEFRA Minister Takes Fallen Stock Issue Seriously

DEFRA Minister Takes Fallen Stock Issue Seriously

DEFRA Minister to visit the Island to help resolve fallen stock issues.

Wednesday, 24th June, 2009 11:44am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Slight changes in South Wight of petrol and diesel prices.

Tuesday, 23rd June, 2009 2:07pm

By Rachael Brooks