Newport – Isle of Wight

Newport is the capital of the Isle of Wight. It’s the town with the most nation-wide chains of shops as well as being the centre for business. The County council are head-quartered there.

Joanna Kori’s Future reCollections: Don’t miss installation

Jo Kori's exhibition

Isle of Wight artist, Joanna Kori, will be presenting her latest exhibition at Quay Arts tomorrow (Saturday 21st January ) between 1-3pm. It looks amazing, do pop along.

Friday, 20th January, 2017 7:20pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Bus and Rail Users Group: All welcome to public meeting

Island Buses:

If you are a bus or train user on the Isle of Wight you are welcome to attend this meeting on Saturday morning in Newport.

Thursday, 19th January, 2017 12:03pm

By Andy Morris with one comment

KissyPuppy funds new car for children’s nurses


The Children’s Community Nursery Nurses team are now the proud owners of a specially adapted vehicle thanks to KissyPuppy, the Trust set up in memory of Sophie Rolf.

Thursday, 19th January, 2017 9:46am

By Emma Topping

Joanna Kori’s latest exhibition opens next week

Jo Kori;s artwork

Isle of Wight artist, Joanna Kori, is currently hanging work for her latest exhibition, due to open at Quay Arts on Saturday 21st January (1-3pm - all welcome). Over 1,000 pieces have been created for this fascinating exhibition which responds to current and previous uses of Quay Arts.

Friday, 13th January, 2017 6:41pm

By Sally Perry

Major roadworks at St George’s Way progressing well

roadworks send help

Road works in the St George’s Way area of Newport are going well and currently on schedule to be completed in March as planned.

Wednesday, 11th January, 2017 12:33pm

By IW Council Press Office

Newport residents will see nil increase to their ‘local’ council tax

Monopoly houses and coins by Images of Money:

Newport Parish Council have agreed not to increase the annual precept (the local part of your council tax) ensuring it remains one of the lowest across the Isle of Wight.

Tuesday, 10th January, 2017 10:49am

By Geoff Lumley with 2 readers' comments

Hospice launches new music therapy service

fraser simpson and jamie jennings

A new music therapy service at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice is offering people opportunities for creativity and expression at a time when these can be difficult to achieve. The first session takes place on 18th January and all are welcome.

Tuesday, 10th January, 2017 10:30am

By Emma Topping

Vectis Radio strengthens its Board with latest member

Kelvin Currie

Kelvin Currie, who has been with the Isle of Wight community radio station since it launched back in 2010, joins the Board of Directors.

Monday, 9th January, 2017 9:59am

By Kevin Wilson

Find out more about ‘The Ups and Downs in the Lives of the Impressionists’

berthe morisot's painting the cradle

The lives and early works of Monet, Renoir, Pisarro and Morisot will be explored in what promises to be an entertaining lecture.

Thursday, 5th January, 2017 5:44pm

By Carolyn Power

Beat the post-Christmas blues with the Symphony Orchestra

joo yeon sir

You'll need to hurry and book your tickets if you want to beat the post-Christmas blues with a concert by the Isle of Wight Symphony concert.

Wednesday, 4th January, 2017 11:24am

By Tim Isard

New ale launching in memory of Mew Langton Brewery – Hunt on for original recipe

Newport quay

Share your photos and memories of the Mew Langton Brewery to help form a display commemorating the legacy of this pioneering Isle of Wight Brewery at next year's Quay Arts Beer Festival. Oh, and if you know the Mew Langton recipe let Quay Arts know asap.

Thursday, 29th December, 2016 11:21am

By Tayla Smith with 3 readers' comments

Police want to talk to this man about a sex offence against teenage girl

CCTV of sex attacker

Do you recognise this man? Police are very keen to talk to him following a sexual offence against a 16 year old girl on a bus in October.

Wednesday, 21st December, 2016 5:44pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments