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.

The Isle of Wight County Press Take A Free Ride

The Isle of Wight County Press Take A Free Ride

We’ve received quite a few complimentary comments that VentnorBlog has forced the County Press to up it’s online game *blush*. We see that the CP has now followed our lead on using photos from photo

Thursday, 23rd October, 2008 12:21pm

By Simon Perry with 5 readers' comments

U R Here: Public Artwork Unveiling: Nathan Holt (podcast)

U R Here: Public Artwork Unveiling: Nathan Holt (podcast)

This morning the sun was shining and the skies were blue in Sandown Bay. It was the official unveiling for the Island’s newest public artwork, U R Here, designed and created by Ventnor artist

Wednesday, 22nd October, 2008 4:47pm

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Business Association: Jumble Sale and Raffle

Ventnor Business Association: Jumble Sale and Raffle

In order to raise funds for the Christmas Shopping Fun Day mentioned yesterday, the Ventnor Business Association are holding a Jumble Sale and Raffle. It takes place at the Baptist Church on Pier Street, between

Tuesday, 21st October, 2008 12:07pm

By Dave Yates

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Cheapest non- supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Whitwell Garage Address : High Street, Whitwell, Ventnor, PO38 2PY Brand : Texaco Price : 115p Updated

Tuesday, 21st October, 2008 10:59am

By Rachael Brooks

County Hall Sale Back On Again?

County Hall Sale Back On Again?

Just when everyone was thinking that the idea had passed, we’ve found that it looks like the disposal of County Hall could be back on the cards. In their most recent let’s flog off what

Tuesday, 21st October, 2008 8:15am

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

Ventnor Business Association: Christmas Shopping Fun Day

Ventnor Business Association: Christmas Shopping Fun Day

The Christmas Shopping Fun Day return to Ventnor again this year and will be held on Saturday 13 December. This is a great opportunity get your products in front of eager shoppers as a variety

Monday, 20th October, 2008 12:20pm

By Dave Yates

Can You Donate Old Computers?

Can You Donate Old Computers?

Many thanks to Avril Mhunduru for sending through details of this worthy appeal that takes place this weekend in Newport. Ed Computers4Africa, a charity organisation that collects unused computers, monitors or other working IT

Friday, 17th October, 2008 11:51am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Eco-Island: Greening IOW Businesses?

Eco-Island: Greening IOW Businesses?

The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce are encouraging businesses on the Island to register for a free conference being held next month in Ryde. Taking place at Yelfs Hotel, the aim of the conference

Thursday, 16th October, 2008 4:06pm

By Rachael Brooks with 2 readers' comments

Island Business: Want A Broader Broadband? (poll)

Would you like your Business Internet bandwidth increased 100Mb/s?

Do Island businesses want more bandwidth?

Thursday, 16th October, 2008 10:31am

By Simon Perry with 14 readers' comments

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Whitwell Garage Address : High Street, Whitwell, Ventnor, PO38 2PY Brand : Texaco Price : 123.7p Updated :

Tuesday, 14th October, 2008 2:06pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Island Deli, Ventnor: Give It A Go

Island Deli, Ventnor: Give It A Go

Near the end of August a new deli opened in town and having revisited it on Saturday afternoon, it’s great to hear that things are going well for the team there. With Goodman’s continental deli

Tuesday, 14th October, 2008 12:21pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Need A Seat? Pick Up Free Chairs In Shanklin

Need A Seat? Pick Up Free Chairs In Shanklin

The Orchardcroft Hotel in Shanklin have about 30 spare chairs that they’re trying to get rid of. They tell us that they’re not worried about where the chairs go, or what they’re used for –

Thursday, 9th October, 2008 2:24pm

By Sally Perry