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.

Unusual Enquiries

Unusual Enquiries

We get the strangest of requests sometimes … here’s the latest enquiry that dropped into our inbox yesterday. “Please could you tell me the location of the fuel tank (front, rear or middle)for the Harrington

Wednesday, 3rd December, 2008 8:49am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Red Funnel: BOGOF On Red Jet This Christmas

Red Funnel: BOGOF On Red Jet This Christmas

Although we’re always keen to promote local shopping, if you’re planning to head over to Southampton in the next few weeks for Christmas shopping, theatre shows or ice-skating you might be interested to hear

Friday, 28th November, 2008 2:05pm

By Sally Perry

Woodwarming Event In Newport

Woodwarming Event In Newport

Looking at the excellent Ventnor Permaculture Blog has just reminded us of the Wood Warming Event taking place today and tomorrow in Newport. It takes place between 10am and 4pm at Newport Football Club on

Friday, 28th November, 2008 12:53pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Morsbag Giveaways Tomorrow in Ventnor

Morsbag Giveaways Tomorrow in Ventnor

Great to see this initiative going so well

Friday, 28th November, 2008 12:21pm

By Rachael Brooks with 2 readers' comments

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Cheapest non supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38 3AL Brand : Unbranded Price : 107.9p Updated :

Wednesday, 26th November, 2008 4:30pm

By Rachael Brooks

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38 3AL Brand : Unbranded Price : 110.9p Updated : 20-11-2008 Station

Friday, 21st November, 2008 4:48pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Navigate Solutions LLP Acquire Island Telecom

Navigate Solutions LLP Acquire Island Telecom

Two Island's High Tech Companies Join Together.

Thursday, 20th November, 2008 8:03pm

By Sally Perry

Green Your Business Seminar: Tomorrow

Green Your Business Seminar: Tomorrow

It’s not too late to take part in the Greening IOW Businesses seminar tomorrow. Word has it that there are a small number of places left on this free seminar taking place at the Yelfs

Thursday, 20th November, 2008 11:11am

By Sally Perry

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38 3AL Brand : Unbranded Price : 110.9p Updated :

Friday, 14th November, 2008 7:22am

By Rachael Brooks

Leslie’s Garage In Ventnor To Close

Sad to hear that Leslie’s Kia garage in Ventnor is to close on 28 November, 2008. Happily Brian and Neil, who currently work there, will be relocating to Sommerton Garage in Cowes. They tell us

Tuesday, 11th November, 2008 4:42pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38 3AL Brand : Unbranded Price : 110.9p Updated : 09-11-2008 Station

Monday, 10th November, 2008 4:38pm

By Rachael Brooks with one comment

Keep Warm With Woodfuel

Keep Warm With Woodfuel

Many thanks to Rowan Adams from Island 2000 for sending through details of this event happening at the end of the month, that should be of interest to many of our readers. Ed Cold November

Monday, 3rd November, 2008 5:12pm

By Rowan Adams with one comment