Isle of Wight Garlic Farm sees double digit revenue growth as European exports boom

natascha boswell and barnes edwards

The Isle of Wight's Garlic Farm has found increased demand for its range of over 60 garlic food and drinks products across Europe.

Sunday, 18th August, 2019 10:30pm

By The Office of Department for International Trade with 5 readers' comments

Standing ovation for First Act’s performance at Summer Serenade concert

the First Act Theatre Group performing in a church

This performance was greeted by a standing ovation from the audience as it goes to show that the magic of music and performance is a boost to the confidence of people with learning difficulties.

Thursday, 8th August, 2019 8:40am

By Bob Cooper

New 20mph speed limit through centre of village agreed

20mph sign

The local authority, working in close partnership with the Parish Council, Island Roads and the local ward member, have agreed a series of new speed restrictions throughout the parish to improve road safety.

Friday, 19th July, 2019 11:44am

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Take part in the Star Count and don’t miss Friday’s event

orion's belt

Take part in the CPRE star count and head to the Isle of Wight Observatory later this week to learn more about star gazing.

Monday, 18th February, 2019 5:21pm

By Sally Perry

Hundreds collected for Independent Lifeboat station at charity concert


The Operations Manager of Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat said the continued support for their work is "very humbling". Well done to the choirs and all who donated.

Monday, 3rd December, 2018 9:43am

By Sally Perry

Choral concert fundraising for youth and community centre

Newchurch male voice choir

There'll be a retiring collection at the free concert, aimed at raising funds needed to repair, upgrade and then maintain the Brading Youth and Community Centre.

Saturday, 29th September, 2018 10:16am

By Bob Cooper

Isle of Wight Garlic Festival 2018: Lots to look forward to

the garlic queen

The Isle of Wight Garlic Festival is food and entertainment at its very best. A vast array of eats, treats, sights and sounds to suit all tastes and ages help make this one of the Isle of Wight’s most popular family events.

Saturday, 28th July, 2018 3:27pm

By Feature Writer

New roadworks in Newchurch set to start next month

roadworks send help

The scheme has been designed to minimise disruption to residents and those at the school.

Friday, 23rd March, 2018 3:32pm

By Gavin Foster

Learn the forgotten craft of ‘bodging’ to help create this anti-fracking message


'Don't Frack the Commonweal' is a nationwide community artwork project in progress is coming to the Isle of Wight later this week - learn how you can take part.

Tuesday, 15th August, 2017 10:55am

By Sylvia May with 2 readers' comments

Bridge in Newchurch now subject to weight restriction

Spicers Bridge

The restriction has been imposed by Island Roads in conjunction with the Isle of Wight Council ahead of works to strengthen the listed structure, which are due to begin in September.

Tuesday, 11th July, 2017 3:03pm

By Gavin Foster

St David’s Day celebrated by Male Voice Choir at the Donkey Sanctuary

Male voice choir at donkey sanctuary

This was the first concert of the choir's 50th anniversary year, and a first at the Sanctuary.

Monday, 13th March, 2017 9:36am

By Bob Cooper

Find out what’s on offer at the 2016 Isle of Wight Garlic Festival

garlic festival scapes

The Garlic festival is food and entertainment at its very best with a vast array of eats, treats, sights and sounds to suit all tastes and ages. There really is something for everyone at the Garlic Festival.

Tuesday, 2nd August, 2016 5:07pm

By Feature Writer