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.

Ventnor Town Council Plans Committee – New Letting Agent For Ventnor

Ventnor Town Council Plans Committee – New Letting Agent For Ventnor

Next Monday sees the Ventnor Town Council consider the latest planning applications in the area. In a change to how these meetings previously took place, there is now a chance for the public to

Wednesday, 18th June, 2008 4:16pm

By Sally Perry

Art at The Gardens: Freespace Initiative

Art at The Gardens: Freespace Initiative

Artists from around the Wight, don’t miss out on a chance to display your artwork to passing trade over the summer months. Every Sunday morning over the summer between 10am and 2pm, you can set

Tuesday, 17th June, 2008 2:20pm

By Rachael Brooks

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Cheapest non-supermarket stations within 5 miles of “PO38” for Diesel… Station : Sandford Garage Address : Godshill, Sandford, Ventnor, PO38 3AL Brand : Unbranded Price : 131.9p Updated : 11-06-2008 Station

Friday, 13th June, 2008 9:43am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Road PFI Gravy Train: First Stop County Hall

Isle of Wight Road PFI Gravy Train: First Stop County Hall

Good work if you can get it?

Thursday, 12th June, 2008 5:50pm

By Simon Perry with 34 readers' comments

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Petrol/Diesel Price Updates

Given the ongoing price hikes of petrol and diesel (oil is approaching $134 per barrel) and news that the Isle of Wight has the most expensive in the UK we thought you’d appreciate regular

Friday, 6th June, 2008 4:02pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Ventnor Business Forum: Meet Up Tomorrow Night

Ventnor Business Forum: Meet Up Tomorrow Night

Anyone with a business in Ventnor, don’t forget that tomorrow evening, the Ventnor Business Forum will be hosting an introduction event at the Ventnor Winter Gardens. There’ll be a buffet and refreshments along with information

Monday, 2nd June, 2008 4:40pm

By Sally Perry

Cheetah Marine and The Harbour Master’s Office

Cheetah Marine and The Harbour Master’s Office

One thing we’d like to make very clear, is that although we, and others, were openly against the planning application for Cheetah Marine to construct a boat building factory on the esplanade car park

Thursday, 22nd May, 2008 9:29pm

By Sal and Simon with 6 readers' comments

Calling All Ventnor Businesses

Calling All Ventnor Businesses

Many people believe that a strong community is a what makes a town successful (and certainly we agree that it plays a big part), but it is often forgotten that businesses are crucial to

Thursday, 22nd May, 2008 11:45am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Recommendations? New Board on VentnorBlog Forum

Recommendations? New Board on VentnorBlog Forum

We’ve noticed on the VentnorBlog Forum recently, that many people are using the board to seek out recommendations. The variety of recommendations is wide, from dressmakers to builders, aga servicing to pest control. Because of

Monday, 12th May, 2008 1:28pm

By Sal and Simon

Free Ads on VentnorBlog Forum

Free Ads on VentnorBlog Forum

Regular users of the VentnorBlog discussion forum will know that for some time, we’ve a free ads section, where members can freely post items for sale. In the past, users have had to be logged

Monday, 28th April, 2008 5:51pm

By Sal and Simon with 2 readers' comments

Chris Packham Becomes Dragon Patron

Chris Packham Becomes Dragon Patron

Fantastic news reaches us this morning that St George’s PMLD School is Newport has just announced that TV presenter Chris Packham, has agreed to become a patron of Dragon. What better day to make

Wednesday, 23rd April, 2008 9:26am

By Sally Perry with one comment

COUNCIL’S BUY WITH CONFIDENCE SCHEME CELEBRATES 200TH MEMBER

A SCHEME to help consumers avoid rip-off merchants and cowboys has signed up its 200th

Tuesday, 15th April, 2008 9:37am

By IW Council Press Office