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
Isle of Wight's Liz Cooke has created a set of flags for each leg of a Greenpeace expedition, sailing from the Arctic to the Antarctic to document the state of our oceans
Friday, 11th October, 2019 9:52am
By Sally Perry with one comment
Bob Seely says small independent bookshops provide a social hub, as well as contributing to the fabric of our town centres
Tuesday, 8th October, 2019 1:12pm
By The Office of Bob Seely with 5 readers' comments
After locals put in lots of work to buy the shop as a Community Asset for the village, the owner has suddenly changed his mind, says the Parish council Chairman, labelling it 'callous'
Tuesday, 1st October, 2019 3:26pm
By Ron Groves with 2 readers' comments
Legendary Isle of Wight skateboarder, John Cattle, founded Wight Trash back in 2004. 15 years on and the brand is known around the world, he's running skate session five days a week and will be celebrating five years of having a shop in Ryde this summer.
A good chunk of government funding is now making its way to the Isle of Wight to kick-start a new micro brewery.
Saturday, 23rd March, 2019 12:01am
By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments
Isle of Wight's Wyatt & Jack are responsible for the Inflatable Amnesty movement, which is spanning the globe and now boasts their biggest single haul, the 5.5 tonnes of life-size inflatable Stone Henge, created by world-renowned artist, Jeremy Deller.
A group of young people at Ryde School - who work hard to raise awareness of environmental issues - recently teamed up with Isle of Wight small business, Wyatt and Jack, to collaborate on a project aimed at reducing what goes into landfill.
Wednesday, 20th February, 2019 3:51pm
By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments