Gail thanks those who voted for her, saying, "It's so encouraging when you run a small business to feel so well supported".
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
As the only attraction on the Island to win an award for 2018, Monkey Haven and Isle of Wight agency, Words&Stuff are celebrating after picking up the ‘Best Told Story Accolade 2018’ from VisitEngland.
Wednesday, 13th February, 2019 8:20am
By Kelly with 2 readers' comments
On certain days, in certain locations, at certain times, you'll be able to park for free in council car parks. Check details carefully to avoid a ticket.
Thursday, 6th December, 2018 2:50pm
By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments
As reported last week by OnTheWight, the 3,000+ signature petition will be debated at next week's full council meeting. IWC announce they will meet with business associations over parking charge plans
Wednesday, 14th November, 2018 1:19pm
By IW Council Press Office with 5 readers' comments
The chair of Newport Business Association believes plans to introduce parking charges where there currently aren't any shows the Isle of Wight council is not on the side of small businesses. Ryde Business Association say the 'fight is on'.
Friday, 2nd November, 2018 10:53am
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments
The Isle of Wight council have snuck out rises in parking charges across the Island - 32 separate increases in total. OnTheWight speaks to an Isle of Wight councillor and small business representative who hasn't even been told.
Friday, 9th March, 2018 6:54pm
By Simon Perry with 19 readers' comments