Letter: Prosecute the ‘disgusting trash’ who panic buy

empty shelves in supermarket

Disgusted at the continual empty shelves in supermarkets, David Jacques says "it'is all too evident the British have totally lost the 'Blitz Spirit' of World War Two

Friday, 20th March, 2020 4:57pm

By David Jacques with 14 readers' comments

Grace’s Bakery expand to open new branch in Newport: Bucking the high street trend

Signage produced by The Sign Company Ltd

Grace's Bakery have celebrated the opening of their sixth branch, bucking the trend on the High Street and offering greater value to their loyal customers with an extended range and more seating

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 6:08pm

By Feature Writer

Head into Ryde for the Totally Local Fiver Fest to help protect and save the High Street for the future

Ryde fiver fest poster

The Totally Local Fiver Fest campaign's message is to spend little and often at independent businesses to make a real difference to your high street

Saturday, 15th February, 2020 10:25am

By Feature Writer

Boots changes its opening times from next month

shop closed sign

If you rely on picking up prescriptions on Sundays at this branch, be aware of the change

Wednesday, 18th December, 2019 2:10pm

By Sally Perry

Councillor resigns from planning committee following decision on huge retail and leisure complex (updated)

artists impression of st georges park development

Following the vote, Cllr Jones-Evans resigned from the planning committee

Wednesday, 16th October, 2019 8:35am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 10 readers' comments

Watch: Wyatt & Jack live on BBC’s One Show

Georgia and Steve from Wyatt and Jack on the one show

Isle of Wight business Wyatt and Jack were live on The One Show last night, flying the flag for the Island and sustainable living.

Friday, 30th August, 2019 9:17am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight’s Wyatt and Jack featured in BBC News article on plastic waste

wyatt and jack inflatable toucan bag

The small, but growing business based in Ryde on the Isle of Wight appears today on the BBC's main UK news site.

Wednesday, 28th August, 2019 2:43pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight shop owners urged to enter national competition

High Street sign

There are less than two weeks to enter the competition to promote IW shops and "show everyone what the Island has to offer", says the MP.

Wednesday, 28th August, 2019 9:05am

By The Office of Bob Seely

Single use plastic protesters hold peaceful demo in Ryde

Single use plastic protesters

According to anti-single use plastic protesters, a truck load of plastic enters our oceans every single minute worldwide, killing wildlife and polluting our waters.

Monday, 29th July, 2019 5:04pm

By Hollie Fallick with 2 readers' comments

Zero waste campaingers take their Plastic Attack to Sainsbury’s

Residents taking part in plastic attack at Sainsburys

The protest was part of a national campaign to encourage supermarkets to reduce their plastic packaging. Inspired by the recent TV series ‘Hugh’s war on waste’ the shoppers felt moved to action to join in with the ‘plastic attack’.

Wednesday, 10th July, 2019 11:30am

By Hollie Fallick with one comment

National funding bid hopes to revive Ryde’s historic character

Ryde boat with flowers

It's hoped a successful bid will enable enhancement of the whole of the High Street, in particular drawing on aspects of heritage to bring back a sense of history, consider the use of the squares and how those can be improved, as well as looking at connectivity between different areas.

Thursday, 4th July, 2019 9:27am

By Peter Gruner with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight’s Gift to Nature Shop supports artisans, producers and the countryside

gift to nature charity shop

Far from your ‘usual’ charity shop fare, the Gift to Nature Shop sells both new homeware and gifts alongside a selection of pre-loved products, mostly focussed on the outdoor, garden and countryside theme. If you haven’t already, do pop into have a look around.

Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 5:07pm

By Feature Writer