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.

A J Wells Scoop Three Awards At Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

A J Wells Scoop Three Awards At Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

As we reported back in October The IW Chamber of Commerce held their business awards ceremony last Friday. For those interested, we’re pleased to announce below the winners in all categories, but would like

Thursday, 29th November, 2007 5:55pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Southern Water Face £20m Fine

Southern Water Face £20m Fine

If you’ve ever had any beef with Southern Water, you might be interested to hear that they are about to be fined £20.3m, yes, that’s over twenty million quid, for misleading the regulator Ofwat

Wednesday, 14th November, 2007 1:59pm

By Sally Perry

Video On FastCat Promotes Ventnor

Video On FastCat Promotes Ventnor

At the start of last week was the first time that I’d travelled on the FastCat for a quite a while, so I hadn’t seen the video before about Ventnor that is running during

Tuesday, 23rd October, 2007 4:27pm

By Simon Perry with 8 readers' comments

Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for Excellence: Short List Announced

Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for Excellence: Short List Announced

Thanks to Lisa from the IW Chamber of Commerce for sending through the shortlist of organisations who have been nominated for the Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for Excellence. The ceremony, Cowes Yacht Haven,

Monday, 15th October, 2007 6:34pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

A Message From Ventnor Shopkeepers

A Message From Ventnor Shopkeepers

We received a very worrying email yesterday from one of the town’s shopkeepers. Over the past few months, it appears that less and less people have been using the small independent shops in Ventnor,

Thursday, 11th October, 2007 2:41pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Every Little Helps – Local Shops

Every Little Helps – Local Shops

There’s a video relevant to Ventnor that came out earlier this month, about how local shops are disappearing due to the relentless march of the supermarkets – and how you can change this by

Wednesday, 18th July, 2007 8:33am

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Company Behind Ellen MacArthur’s TV Show Sold

Company Behind Ellen MacArthur’s TV Show Sold

Maybe it’s because we’re just flushed with the excitement of having watched the great Round The Island Race on Saturday, and seeing that Ellen MacArthur won, but we thought you might be interested in

Monday, 25th June, 2007 3:48pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Boniface Stamp Arrives

Boniface Stamp Arrives

Hurrah for Ventnor as a Post Office stamp features the Boniface Downs

Tuesday, 31st January, 2006 11:47am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Are Tesco Coming to Town?

Are Tesco Coming to Town?

How will Tesco opening in Ventnor affect local trade

Friday, 14th October, 2005 11:20am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments