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.

Life of an Island Cabbie Part Two

Life of an Island Cabbie Part Two

Part two of life as a Island cabbie.

Thursday, 16th April, 2009 1:45pm

By Anthony Greenman

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Slight changes to the prices of petrol and diesel in south wight

Thursday, 16th April, 2009 11:04am

By Rachael Brooks

Self-Catering Business Face PRS Charges

Self-Catering Business Face PRS Charges

There's a lot of discomfort about the PRS looking to charge self-catering businesses.

Thursday, 16th April, 2009 10:01am

By Simon Perry with 9 readers' comments

Life of Island Cabbie Part One

Life of Island Cabbie Part One

First part of the background on Isle of Wight Taxis.

Tuesday, 14th April, 2009 4:30pm

By Anthony Greenman with 5 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 : 104p Updated :

Tuesday, 7th April, 2009 3:15pm

By Rachael Brooks

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

More changes in the South Wight area. Unfortunately they’ve gone up. Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38 3AL Brand

Thursday, 2nd April, 2009 10:53am

By Rachael Brooks with 3 readers' comments

Vestas Get Expansion Planning Permission

Vestas Get Expansion Planning Permission

Vestas get planning permission for the expansion of their blades unit.

Wednesday, 1st April, 2009 8:19pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Andrew Turner Says “Thanks for Ferry Effort”

Andrew Turner Says “Thanks for Ferry Effort”

Island MP, Andrew Turner would like to send out a huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who took part in his recent OFT campaign. He tells us that over 9,000 people and organisations contacted his

Wednesday, 1st April, 2009 4:34pm

By Rachael Brooks with 2 readers' comments

Betapak and Island Tea & Coffee Company Merge

Betapak and Island Tea & Coffee Company Merge

Great to hear from Rosie Hutton of an Island business that continues to do well despite the difficult financial times we’re all experiencing. If you have some positive business news, let us know and

Wednesday, 1st April, 2009 1:35pm

By Rosemary Hutton

Isle of Wight Radio Owner, A Takeover Target

Isle of Wight Radio Owner, A Takeover Target

The Local Radio Company that owns Isle of Wight radio is now subject of share takeover, valuing the whole company at £1.44m.

Friday, 27th March, 2009 6:06pm

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

OFT Investigation: Have Your Say

Quick reminder. There’s still time to add your voice to Andrew Turner’s call for a full investigation of the Ferry services to the Island. It’s really easy to

Friday, 27th March, 2009 4:50pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Slight changes again this week and note that Whitwell diesel is the same price as Morrisons’. Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel Station : Whitwell Garage Address : High Street, Whitwell,

Wednesday, 25th March, 2009 4:01pm

By Rachael Brooks