Join the Lifeboat Lotto and support inshore rescue teams

Lifeboat

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 April, 2019 8:11am

By Sally Perry

Join the Lifeboat Lotto to win up to £5,000

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Join the Independent Lifeboat Lotto for your chance to win up to £5,000. It costs less than a tenner a month.

Wednesday, 10th April, 2019 8:50am

By Sally Perry

Volunteers sought for Isle of Wight charity that supports disabled young people and children

ability dogs

Ability Dogs 4 Young People are keen to hear from Islanders who could be volunteer for a range of roles with this Isle of Wight charity.

Monday, 8th April, 2019 12:55pm

By Sara Abel

Make way for the Isle of Wight Fossil Hunters: Jack, Theo and Megan

Megan Jack and Theo

The Isle of Wight has always been recognised as one of the best places to find dinosaur bones because of its diverse geology and abundance of fossils. These three young fossil hunters are continuing the tradition of Isle of Wight Hidden Hero, Rev William Fox

Sunday, 7th April, 2019 11:43am

By Sally Perry

‘Jodie has given us the will to carry on’ say Cowes Carnival Committee

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Cowes Carnival was almost at the point of folding, until Jodie Seager, who the committee say was like a 'gift from god', came along. Here's how you can get involved to help this year.

Thursday, 4th April, 2019 10:50am

By Sally Perry

Join Broc on a (not so) Lazy Sunday afternoon litter pick

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Join Broc and others at this litter pick on Sunday 14th April.

Thursday, 4th April, 2019 10:19am

By Sally Perry

Ryde Inshore Rescue seeking volunteers: Why not do something different this year?

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Pop down on Monday night to find out more or contact the team through their Facebook or Twitter accounts.

Monday, 1st April, 2019 9:10am

By Sally Perry

Bembridge Men in Sheds benefit from £9k of grants

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Bembridge Men in Sheds has been awarded nearly £9,000 towards long-term accommodation in Steyne Park, Bembridge.

Wednesday, 27th March, 2019 9:48am

By John Sparrow with 2 readers' comments

Join the Lifeboat Lotto for your chance to win up to £5k

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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, 27th March, 2019 8:22am

By Sally Perry

People’s Lottery helps fund volunteer training for vital charity work

Rosa Coker-Burnett pictured with some of the nominees of the Luke Gilbert Volunteer of the Year award at the Birmingham Volunteer Training

Over 150 volunteers will help transform the lives of young people in recovery from cancer this summer, thanks to a recent award of £575,000 from players of People's Postcode Lottery.

Tuesday, 26th March, 2019 7:47am

By Sally Perry

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

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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, 20th March, 2019 9:45am

By Sally Perry

Nominate Isle of Wight community projects for achievements

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The Community Action Awards are designed to encourage community projects to promote and celebrate their achievements over the last 12 months.

Tuesday, 19th March, 2019 10:17am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood