Call for kayakers and canoeists to be part of charity Pier to Pier swim

pier to pier swim - clasire speight

The event attracted over 100 swimmers last year and as well as the help of inshore rescue teams, the services of kayakers and canoeists are needed to support the swimmers.

Monday, 10th June, 2019 10:51am

By Bob Cooper

Isle of Wight champion for equality and diversity named in 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours list

yve white

No stranger to awards for her services to equality and diversity, Yve has now been named the British Empire Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Friday, 7th June, 2019 10:30pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Friends win Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Ann Fraser and Helen Wood at Buckingham Palace

The award is very well deserved. Founded in 2012 with the aim of keeping the library open, Friends of Freshwater Library has become a thriving and dynamic community group committed to the preservation and development of the library.

Monday, 3rd June, 2019 8:05am

By Helen Wood

Ability Dogs 4 Young People welcome Trevor, Bonnie and Dylan

Trevor, Bonnie and Dylan

The first three Ability Dog puppies in training for 2019 have arrived. Find out more about them and the upcoming Open Day.

Thursday, 23rd May, 2019 9:45am

By Sara Abel

Join the 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, 22nd May, 2019 8:20am

By Sally Perry

East Cowes townspeople come together in preparation for next week’s Royal Bicentennial celebrations

Stonemason working on the the town trail stones

There's a huge amount planned for the bicentennial celebrations in East Cowes next weekend including, a grand procession, esplanade festival, town exhibition, new Victoria Town Trail among other things.

Saturday, 18th May, 2019 10:53am

By Sally Perry

Rob da Bank joins ten others for Scotland to Cowes fundraising cycle challenge

The core riders at the Red Funnel

The mammoth cycle challenge has raised over £30,000 for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, a national charity that supports young people aged 8-24 in rebuilding their confidence after cancer.

Wednesday, 15th May, 2019 10:56am

By Ashton Howard

Sign up for Independent Lifeboat Lotto and you could win up to £5,000

fifty 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, 15th May, 2019 10:10am

By Sally Perry

Join Lifeboat Lotto and help Inshore Rescue

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, 8th May, 2019 11:22am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Girlguiding launch bus shelter campaign

Girl looking at Guides advert in bus shelter

Girlguiding Isle of Wight have launched a bus shelter campaign to attract new volunteers and members.

Tuesday, 7th May, 2019 8:19am

By Suzanne Whitewood

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

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.

Wednesday, 10th April, 2019 8:50am

By Sally Perry