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

Isle of Wight Distillery wins Best Local Drink Producer in Business Awards

mermaid gin bottle seal

No stranger to awards, the Isle of Wight Distillery has picked up another, this one voted for by the public.

Friday, 24th May, 2019 12:56pm

By Sally Perry

Seaview now home to an award-winning Art Gallery

seaview gallery exterior with linda groves

The gallery owner said the award is exciting, as well as humbling, as real people made real votes because of their experiences of the Gallery or buying from the Website.

Friday, 24th May, 2019 8:15am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Serendipity Diamonds: Where you can buy ethical, conflict-free, 100% traceable Diamonds

CanadaMark Diamond

Serendipity Diamonds in Ryde offer fully traceable Diamonds, with the assurance of 100% ethical standards. Find out why their ethical Diamonds go way beyond conflict-free.

Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 6:15pm

By Feature Writer

Morrisons apply for retrospective permission for ‘garden centre’

morrisons sign

Morrisons in Lake have already built the 'garden centre' at their Lake store and are now applying for retrospective permission, but the local council recommend refusal

Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 10:48am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Variation of options for St George’s Park land could increase value by £175k

south coast leisure plans

More variations on land options from Isle of Wight council sought - if approved could benefit IWC by £175K.

Monday, 13th May, 2019 3:24pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments