‘I will be volunteering myself to help out where I can’ says Bob Seely MP

Bob Seely arrives

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 9 readers' comments

Call for Islanders to become volunteer responders during Coronavirus outbreak

Person delivering a box

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

Volunteer opportunities at the Classic Boat Museum

classic boat museum from 360

There’s a lot to be gained from volunteering a little of your time. Why not find out more about how you could help the Classic Boat Museum in Cowes and East Cowes

Tuesday, 28th January, 2020 8:03am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Volunteer Centre hosts yet another hugely successful Volunteer Fair

The Volunteer Fair 2020

The most recent Volunteer Fair saw welcomed almost 300 members of the public, looking to find something that can help them make a difference to their community

Thursday, 23rd January, 2020 11:49am

By Amanda Coyle

Isle of Wight Volunteering: It can bring so much to your life

Visitor Elaine Harris, left, talking to Independent Arts project manager Hannah Griffiths.

There's so much to be gained from volunteering a little of your time. The Volunteer Centre can help you learn about the benefits and range of roles from over 30 IW organisations.

Friday, 20th December, 2019 6:45pm

By Feature Writer

You could win up to £5,000 with the Isle of Wight Lifeboat Lotto

freshwater lifeboat crew about to go out on the water

Join the Independent Lifeboat Lotto for your chance to win up to £5,000. It costs less than £10pm and you’ll be helping local independent lifeboat stations.

Wednesday, 18th December, 2019 9:23am

By Sally Perry

Call for volunteer community radio presenters

Vectis radio photo of young adult in studio

Due to some presenters leaving for university, moving house, taking a break and/or retiring Vectis Radio, broadcasting the studio at the Riverside Centre Newport, is looking for presenters and co-presenters to grow their team.

Wednesday, 25th September, 2019 4:31pm

By Kelvin Currie

Ian’s Round the Island challenge with a tumble dryer strapped to his back

Ian Douglas with tumble dryer cropped

The rugby-playing nurse from Southsea is planning to walk around the Isle of Wight with a tumble dryer strapped to his back. Find out why.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 9:00am

By Sally Perry

1,000 Plastic Bottles campaign launched on the Isle of Wight

plastic bottles on a beach

A campaign to encourage walkers, swimmers, anglers and fossil hunters to take a bag and collect litter from the beach has been launched.

Tuesday, 13th August, 2019 5:00pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Joining the Lifeboat Lotto supports inshore rescue crews

Freshwater independent lifeboat - crew on rib

Join the Independent Lifeboat Lotto for your chance to win up to £5,000.

Wednesday, 7th August, 2019 9:26am

By Sally Perry

Teenagers aim to help end stigma and raise money for Mountbatten

NCS students

The young people say they want to not only to raise money for Mountbatten, but also end the stigma that many young people face; that the hospice is a dark and scary place where people go to die.

Tuesday, 6th August, 2019 2:46pm

By Emma Topping

Support lifeboat crews by joining the Lifeboat Lotto

Lifeboat

Join the Lifeboat Lotto for your chance to win up to £5,000. It costs less than a tenner a month and you'll be helping local independent lifeboat stations.

Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 8:47am

By Sally Perry