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

Carnival Funfairs return to the Isle of Wight for a six week tour

There are lots of new rides on offer with the return of Carnival Funfairs to the Isle of Wight. They'll be touring the Isle of Wight over six weeks, starting this weekend. Don't miss the crazy prices offers.

Tuesday, 12th July, 2016 8:12pm

By Feature Writer

Former Chief Inspector honoured for 28 years of service to choir

roy bevan and dom emery

Don Emery has served the Newchurch Male Voice Choir for 28 years and was last weekend presented with the President’s Silver Medallion in recognition of his service.

Wednesday, 4th May, 2016 9:40am

By Bob Cooper

Boost for The Martin Poynter Trust thanks to choir’s support

Martin Poynter

Newchurch Male Voice Choir have chosen to support the Martin Poynter Trust in 2016 and helps raise money and awareness for the charity.

Tuesday, 9th February, 2016 10:27am

By Bob Cooper