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.

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

Ventnor Business Association: Committee Confirmed

Following our posting a couple of weeks ago about the formation of the Ventnor Business Association, please see below full list of committee members for anyone who is interested.

Thursday, 10th April, 2008 12:10pm

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Business Association: Get Involved and Be a Part of the Towns Success

Ventnor Business Association: Get Involved and Be a Part of the Towns Success

After reading on the VentnorBlog forum that the Ventnor Business Forum would be meeting last night, we thought it would be great to go along and be able to report back on the good

Tuesday, 1st April, 2008 1:20pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

St Boniface Arms: Cocktails and Carvery

Apologies for not being able to get this one out earlier – we lost our internet connection for a while (he ho) but had planned to publish this piece on Friday afternoon and let

Saturday, 29th March, 2008 8:31pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Spyglass – 20 Year Birthday Knees Up Today

Spyglass – 20 Year Birthday Knees Up Today

The many friends of Mr and Mrs Gibbs and their band of jolly chums know this already, as will those of you who saw the three page advertorial in the CP last week (that’s

Saturday, 29th March, 2008 8:15pm

By Sal and Simon with one comment

Island MP calls Government to account on Post Office closures

Following recent Post Office Closures on the Isle of Wight and widespread concern about the process, The Island’s MP Andrew Turner MP took the opportunity to raise the issue during a Commons debate. Following

Thursday, 27th March, 2008 10:01am

By Andrew Turner's Office

Pot Noodle Dominoes

Free advertising for Pot Noodle, why not? We do it for everyone else! Check out this great piece of viral

Monday, 24th March, 2008 11:16am

By Sally Perry

Eco Island Conference

Eco Island Conference

There has been much talk about the Isle of Wight becoming an Eco Island, with others following suit around the globe. At the end of this month, a free event is being organised by the

Monday, 10th March, 2008 2:57pm

By Sally Perry

Island Expo: Last Day To Catch The Action

Island Expo: Last Day To Catch The Action

Yesterday saw the start of the Island Expo, the catering and hospitality exhibition taking places at Haven Events Centre, Cowes Yacht Haven. Our favourite photographer Julian Winslow was shooting at the event and sent through

Thursday, 28th February, 2008 11:54am

By Sally Perry

Island Expo Starts Today

Island Expo Starts Today

Today sees the launch of the Island Expo. This looks to be an excellent event, which we hope to pop up to (time permitting) at some point over the next two

Wednesday, 27th February, 2008 1:42pm

By Rachael Brooks with one comment

WightAway Join VentnorBlog Presents … Supporters

WightAway Join VentnorBlog Presents … Supporters

The holiday property specialists, Wightaway, are welcoming VentnorBlog Presents … invited guests with a 100 glasses of bubbly (one per person – not a hundred each) at Bonchurch Manor Hotel this evening. Since starting to

Friday, 22nd February, 2008 12:50pm

By Sally Perry