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Don’t Forget Coast Tomorrow Night

Don’t Forget Coast Tomorrow Night

Yes ladies, don’t forget that if you’re in Neport tomorrow evening, make sure you pop into Coast (opposite Morrisons) to get the low down on mineral

Friday, 1st February, 2008 4:46pm

By Sally Perry

Last Call For Meditators: Retreat This Weekend

Last Call For Meditators: Retreat This Weekend

Just putting a last call out to all Transcendental Meditators, off and on the Wight. This weekend sees another retreat with Will Treend at East Dene in Bonchurch. The previous retreats have been wonderful experiences and

Thursday, 31st January, 2008 2:24pm

By Sally Perry

Transcendental Meditation Retreat: Places Still Available

Transcendental Meditation Retreat: Places Still Available

Quick note to let you know that there are still places available on the forthcoming TM Retreat. If Transcendental Meditation is something you’ve been considering, but never got around to sorting out, why not seize

Tuesday, 22nd January, 2008 10:45am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Transcendental Meditation Retreat: Feb 08

East Dene, Bonchurch

Will Treend is hosting another weekend retreat for enlightened transcendental meditators next month.

Thursday, 10th January, 2008 8:49pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

TC News Applies To Sell Alcohol – Comments Needed By Thursday

TC News Applies To Sell Alcohol – Comments Needed By Thursday

Something that has been brought to our attention via the forum is that the High Street newsagents, SLV News (formerly TC News) has an application in with the council to change from selling Newspapers,

Saturday, 22nd December, 2007 2:27pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Wihtyar Tree Essences

Wihtyar Tree Essences

We’re delighted to welcome children’s author, Bethan Christopher on board as a contributor to VentnorBlog. She popped along to have a chat with Jan Harper of Earth Trinity Essences to find out what it

Thursday, 15th November, 2007 6:24pm

By Bethan Christopher with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Housing Service Warns of Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

IT IS colourless and odourless – but it can kill. Carbon monoxide is potentially deadly gas that is the number one cause of accidental poisoning in the home across most of the western world including

Wednesday, 17th October, 2007 8:45am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Fell Runners Interviews: Podcast

Fell Runners Interviews: Podcast

We’ve so much admiration for the Fell runners who gathered in Ventnor last weekend. It takes a lot to run the hilly streets of Ventnor, never mind up to the Downs. The first bod had

Thursday, 27th September, 2007 8:55pm

By Simon Perry with 3 readers' comments

Asa Singleton Wins Bravery Awards

Asa Singleton Wins Bravery Awards

Hundreds of people gathered at Cowes Yacht Haven for The Isle of Wight Peoples People Awards last night. We are so chuffed to hear that Asa Singleton was not only nominated and received the award

Friday, 21st September, 2007 4:56pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Blind Man To Pilot Hovercraft Across Solent

Blind Man To Pilot Hovercraft Across Solent

Just heard on IWRadio that a blind charity worker is due to pilot a Hovercraft across the Solent at 3.15pm today. Colin McArthur is hoping that his flight across the water between Ryde and Portsmouth

Thursday, 13th September, 2007 1:00pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Andrew Turner Speaks About Strokes in Parliament

Andrew Turner Speaks About Strokes in Parliament

We’ve just heard from Duncan Smith on the IW Radio news that Andrew Turner has been speaking to the House of Commons about his stroke and praising the treatment that he had at St

Thursday, 12th July, 2007 12:54pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

This Is Asa: Screening At Ryde High School

This Is Asa: Screening At Ryde High School

You might remember back at the end of March, I posted a piece about a lad from Ryde called Asa. We’d been to see a film about his life, travels and experiences filmed, directed

Wednesday, 11th July, 2007 10:01pm

By Sally Perry with one comment