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The Isle of Wight is all about community
Community spirit can be found in the rural and urban areas on the Isle of Wight. We’ve gathered together stories that explicitly focus on the Island’s community to share with you.
They might be about a new volunteering scheme, charitable event or grants for local groups. If you have some community information you’d like to share with our readers, get in touch.
So far, a staggering 600-plus Islanders have answered the government's 'call to arms', stepping up to do what they can to fight the virus and help those on the front lines
Tuesday, 31st March, 2020 10:16am
By IW Council Press Office with 9 readers' comments
Isle of Wight Conservative MP, Bob Seely, says the voluntary sector provides a really important role in making sure people are getting the help they need
Tuesday, 31st March, 2020 9:32am
By The Office of Bob Seely with 8 readers' comments
Volunteers will take on tasks like collecting shopping, medicine or other supplies for those self-isolating, providing patient transport and phoning those in self-isolation regularly
Wednesday, 25th March, 2020 11:43am
By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment
The new Ryde Support Hub is offering a range of assistance to residents. We are all in this together and you live in a caring community. You are not alone.
Tuesday, 24th March, 2020 12:23pm
By Lisa Dyer with 2 readers' comments
If you want to help your neighbours who may not be able to get out during the Coronavirus outbreak, here's some helpful advice on setting up a neighbourhood help group
Sunday, 22nd March, 2020 8:34pm
By Anonymous with one comment