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.

Cowes Town Waterfront Trust Sponsors Places At Climate Change Conference

Cowes Town Waterfront Trust Sponsors Places At Climate Change Conference

Students and residents are offered discounts on entry to climate change conference.

Thursday, 12th November, 2009 1:12pm

By Rachael Brooks with 3 readers' comments

2009 Business Awards for Excellence: Who Is On The Shortlist

2009 Business Awards for Excellence: Who Is On The Shortlist

Island businesses are shortlisted for the 2009 Business Awards for Excellence.

Thursday, 12th November, 2009 12:50pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

£3m Year: Expected Cost to Island of Pensioner’s Free National Bus Travel

£3m Year: Expected Cost to Island of Pensioner’s Free National Bus Travel

Cllr Edward Giles, IW Council cabinet member for environment and transport, has revealed that the current shortfall in the scheme that sees any pensioner in the UK travel free on Island buses is expected

Friday, 6th November, 2009 11:32am

By Simon Perry with 16 readers' comments

Dan Norris MP Discusses Issue of Fallen Stock (podcast)

Dan Norris MP Discusses Issue of Fallen Stock (podcast)

Today saw a visit to the Island from Dan Norris MP to talk to farmers and officials about the issue of disposal of fallen livestock.

Thursday, 5th November, 2009 4:40pm

By Sally Perry

Government Minister Dan Norris On The Island Tomorrow (UPDATED)

Government Minister Dan Norris On The Island Tomorrow (UPDATED)

DEFRA Minister visiting the Island tomorrow.

Wednesday, 4th November, 2009 5:43pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Ferry Discount for Ex Vestas Workers at Southampton City College

Ferry Discount for Ex Vestas Workers at Southampton City College

Red Funnel gives ex-Vestas workers a 50% discount on ferry fares to help make retraining at Southampton City College affordable.

Wednesday, 4th November, 2009 5:22pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Another Win For IW Lottery Ticket Holder

Another Win For IW Lottery Ticket Holder

Wow, another win for Glenn Fitch as he plays the IW Lottery.

Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009 12:45pm

By Sally Perry

Hybrid Marine Win Prestigious Green Award

Hybrid Marine Win Prestigious Green Award

A one man band in Sandown has scooped a prestigious award for his marine engines.

Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009 11:20am

By Sally Perry

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Petrol/Diesel Prices: Update

Price rises for fuel in South Wight

Monday, 2nd November, 2009 2:03pm

By Rachael Brooks with 3 readers' comments

Steamy Christmas Event For Chamber Members

Steamy Christmas Event For Chamber Members

Chamber members can take advantage of free afternoon out at Havenstreet Steam Railway.

Monday, 2nd November, 2009 11:15am

By Rachael Brooks

Ventnor Shops Bang On Against Underage Firework Sales

Ventnor Shops Bang On Against Underage Firework Sales

Ventnor businesses refuse to sell fireworks to the underage.

Thursday, 29th October, 2009 3:43pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

IWRCC Event For Non-Profit Groups

IWRCC Event For Non-Profit Groups

This informative event should be of interest to anyone running a not-for-profit organisation.

Thursday, 29th October, 2009 12:42pm

By Sally Perry