Don’t miss your chance to win up to £5,000

Fan of 20 pound notes

Join the Independent 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, 23rd January, 2019 10:14am

By Sally Perry

Tampon Tax funding to help some of the most marginalised in society

People Matter IW Reichel DeLa Cadena, AIM member & volunteer

The grants will support some of the most marginalised people in society and help the grassroots groups running these vital services. Two Isle of Wight groups have benefited from the Tampon Tax Fund.

Thursday, 17th January, 2019 10:08am

By Lucy Sweet

Isle of Wight Pride 2019: Get involved to help make this year’s event a success

uk pride

If you have some time to spare and would like to be involved with something exciting and worthwhile this year, get in touch with the Isle of Wight team to see how you can help.

Thursday, 10th January, 2019 12:02pm

By Sally Perry

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

Fan of 20 pound notes

Join the Independent 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, 2nd January, 2019 10:06am

By Sally Perry

David’s dedication to fundraising helps vital charities

david rogers as santa with presents

David Rogers from All About Catering in Cowes has been dressing up as Father Christmas and raising money for two great charities since 2015, after his best friend's life was saved by firefighters and air ambulance crew. Have you spotted him yet?

Wednesday, 12th December, 2018 9:14am

By Sally Perry

Free breakfasts on offer for Isle of Wight parents and children

Unhappy child

With the roll-out of Universal Credit, Black Friday approaching and the negative financial pressures of Christmas, Waste Not Want Not say they've noticed a huge spike in requests for assistance.

Monday, 19th November, 2018 10:33am

By Sally Perry

Call for volunteers to help spark memories and stimulate conversation

ccm outreach boxes

Volunteers are sought as part of an outreach programme from Carisbrooke Castle Museum to take boxes of 20th century museum objects to care homes and other groups. to help spark memories and stimulate conversation.

Wednesday, 14th November, 2018 9:26am

By Sally Perry

Ryde Library’s 664 hand-made poppies a tribute to the town’s fallen

poppies at ryde library

The current exhibition at Ryde Library is a fitting tribute to those from the town who lost their lives during the First World War. Watch the video to find out more and do pop along before it finishes next week.

Friday, 9th November, 2018 3:53pm

By Sally Perry

Find out how you can help our Inshore Rescue teams

Ryde-Inshore-Rescue

Join the Independent 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, 7th November, 2018 9:23am

By Sally Perry

Join the Lifeboat Lotto and you’re helping our inshore rescue crews

Ryde Inshore Rescue

Join the Independent 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, 17th October, 2018 9:55am

By Sally Perry

Here’s how to support independent lifeboats and win up to £5k

Ryde-Inshore-Rescue

Join the Independent 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, 26th September, 2018 10:06am

By Sally Perry

Weather braved for Isle of Wight Day beach clean

Red Funnel Big Beach clean

Over 40 Red Funnel staff and their families braved the wet weather at Ventnor and Steephill Cove to take part in the biggest-ever organised clean-up of the Island’s coastline.

Monday, 24th September, 2018 2:07pm

By Bryn Jones